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Bribes, gifts and scandal: 7 stories of corruption that shocked Britain

Professor of History Mark Knights explores seven instances of corruption in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries in BBC History magazine.

Wed 15 March 2017, 10:07 | Tags: Arts, History

Dr Mike Finn on triggering Article 50 and the call for a second Scottish referendum.


"The phoney war is over - real politics is back. The past nine months has been political theatre, shadowboxing within the UK and without; the arrival of Article 50's triggering means that the real battle for Britain's exit - and possibly the fate of Britain itself in the wake of Nicola Sturgeon's announcement - is on."


Professor Michael Waterson, from the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick, on the Independent Review of Ticketing

The government has today released its official response to the Independet Review of Ticketing, conducted by the University of Warwick's Professor Mike Waterson.

Charlemagne: creating the myth, Dr Marco Nievergelt in BBC History Magazine

In the later Middle Ages, England found itself entangled in a long and bitter war with France. So why did English writers during the Hundred Years' War choose to celebrate the story of a king of the Franks? Dr Marco Nievergelt of the English and Comparative Literature Department investigates in BBC History magazine.

Fri 10 March 2017, 09:23 | Tags: History, English and Comparative Literature Studies

Facebook criticised for handling of reports about sexualised images of children

Dr Christine Harrison, Associate Professor in Social Work and Luke Tibbits, Professional Lead in Social Work comment on the news that Facebook failed to remove sexualised images of children from the platform.

Tue 07 March 2017, 14:02 | Tags: Expert comment, Social Affairs

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