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Jul 02, 15

How can English learners improve their listening comprehension? Raphael Ahmed, a teacher at the British Council in Bangladesh, shares some useful strategies.

Jun 18, 15

A message in a bottle has washed up 44 years after it was written by a Carlisle boy at the start of the 1970s.

Jun 18, 15

Can your brain run out of space, like a hard drive? It depends on what kind of memory you're talking about.

Jun 18, 15

Fiddle, fish, fence, flick, grope, glance, poke, prod, nurdle, tickle, turn, squirt, biff, bash, slash, smash … just a few of the options open to a batsman. No wonder the philosopher of language and cricket fan was impressed

Jun 11, 15

Mass transit agencies around the world face the same conundrum: How to make what amounts to four straight lines distinctive.

Jun 07, 15

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway once took tea from the foothills of the Himalayas to the world, but it now faces a slow extinction.

May 26, 15

In the early 1990s photographer Robert Clayton decided to take his trusty camera to record a council estate in Oldbury, in the West Midlands – the Lion Farm Estate – before it was partially demolished.

May 26, 15

St George's Gardens, the park on the site of the former churchyard of St George in the East in Stepney, is a neat, peaceful place.

May 26, 15

This could be called the summer of Barbara Hepworth but the question one needs to ask is whether she is worthy of all the attention.

May 15, 15

An Indian spiritual retreat where the Beatles meditated and wrote songs in 1968 has become a place of pilgrimage for fans from all over the world.

May 03, 15

We take a look at the ghost station that became Churchill's first bunker during the Blitz, and get inside to see what it looks like today.

May 03, 15

Excerpted from Elephant Don: The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse by Caitlin O'Connell.

Apr 22, 15

Writers and artists have long been fascinated by the idea of an English eerie - 'the skull beneath the skin of the countryside'. But for a new generation this has nothing to do with hokey supernaturalism - it's a cultural and political response to contemporary crises and fears

Apr 10, 15

The burden of disease has changed remarkably over the past century, challenging how the health service is run. But what will the coming decades bring?

Apr 01, 15

A submerged mansion discovered in the depths off the Norfolk coast will offer visitors an experience like no other when it opens. Visitors will be able to explore the 19th century gothic-style Seaward House on diving tours with volunteer scuba guides.

Mar 21, 15

The aurora borealis is a breathtakingly beautiful natural phenomenon, but one that is seldom seen from the British Isles.

Mar 18, 15

A DNA study of Britons shows that, genetically, there is not a unique Celtic group of people in the UK.

Mar 15, 15

Like all concepts originating in the work of Jacques Derrida it is slippery, not to say labile. But Derrida, despite the flimsiness of some of his grander claims, does seem to have put his finger on something for once.

Mar 15, 15

The boulevards of Budapest once swarmed with Gypsy orchestras but most have now gone - and Hungarian Gypsy music is withering on the vine.

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