Tag Archives: England

Cllr Aydin Dikerdem Talks About Nine Elms’ “Sky Pool” and Inequality

The ‘Sky Pool’ in Nine Elms is architecture designed to go viral – but it’s also a symbol of the inequality in London, says Battersea Labour Councillor Aydin Dikerdem in this interview with Eleanor Shearwood of Riverside Radio

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The Graffiti that Changed a City

The story of a housing block and two people. […] MUSIC: https://pastebin.com/bGHEqFhe Special thanks to Karim Miah.

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Winter Hill Trespass 125th Year Commemoration

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No Blacks No Dogs No Irish

Three different experiences of growing up In Bristol.

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How a Dirty Diaper Killed 500 People and Started an Outbreak

A cholera outbreak devastated London. Where did it start, how did it spread so quickly, and why was a brewery able to avoid the pandemic? Let’s get into it. Sources: [London’s Great Stink] https://www.npr.org/2015/03/12/392332… https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK… https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/… [What is Cholera?] https://www.cdc.gov/cholera/general/i… … Continue reading

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The Mysterious London Attacker Who May Have Inspired Batman | Answers With Joe

[…] How did a crazed serial attacker in 1830s London become an urban legend, then a fictional anti-hero, then the inspiration for Batman? It’s a fascinating mystery that has never been solved. So let’s talk about Spring-Heeled Jack, the first … Continue reading

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Defaced Marcus Rashford mural in Manchester fixed after racist abuse – BBC News

People are continuing to leave messages of support and solidarity at the vandalised mural of Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford. The artwork in Withington, Manchester, was defaced following England’s defeat by Italy in the Euro 2020 final. Rashford … Continue reading

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The English Language ‘Family Tree’

 

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Where there’s a Will, there’s a Way | Human Resources podcast

Episode Description We begin our journey in Herefordshire. Kington, specifically, to discover the story behind Lady Hawkins’ School and its links to Sir John Hawkins, Britain’s first slave trader. Featuring Dr. Mirander Kaufmann (http://www.mirandakaufmann.com) and Dr. Misha Ewen (https://www.mishaewen.com). A … Continue reading

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Why are the Tories so worried?

You’d think that a government with a big majority and high on the polls would have little to worry about, and yet the Tories are showing signs of being very worried. How long is it before failings on Brexit and … Continue reading

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