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Victoria's Secret 'Angels' Actually Just People

The models who participated in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Paris this week are not, in fact, angels at all, research has revealed. Professor Dirk Von Kluftwing, Professor of Biology at the University of Maidenhead, recently published his findings in the… 143 more words

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One to listen out for on BBC Radio 4

The webpage for the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Beyond Belief’ includes a section relating to upcoming broadcasts which at the moment shows the next two scheduled episodes. 252 more words

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Wales: Wikipedia "finally finished"

The vast online encyclopedia Wikipedia has finally been completed, its relieved co-founder Jimmy Wales has announced. “I’ve been slaving away writing all this shit for years”, the entrepreneur revealed to John Humphrys on BBC Radio Four’s… 91 more words

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Reith lectures series seminar

Submitted by Dr Dave Burnapp

PLEASE NOTE, THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN JANUARY 2017.

The Reith lectures have been the BBC’s flagship annual lecture series since 1948 and are broadcast on BBC Radio 4, presented by Sue Lawley since 2002. 64 more words

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Melvyn Bragg: The Matter of the North

After watching Game of Thrones I’ve become terribly sentimental about the North of England, so the timing on me finding out about this series was bang on. 46 more words

Shakespeare's Restless World

Remember that class artefact-oriented BBC series from a few years back, A History of the World in 100 Objects? Sure, we all do. Well Neil MacGregor, the director of the British Museum and the guy who was responsible for that, did a similar series on Shakespeare, and it’s ace. 40 more words

October ETHRAG Minutes and Hidden Homeless Documentary

This week saw the third and most interesting ETHRAG meeting yet, below contains the minutes of the meeting, which focused on new beginnings and the current campaigning for the Housing and New Homes Committee around Emergency Accommodation plus future ideas which include working with Invisible Voices on their second book and Fringe theatre project. 1,846 more words