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Cities for the Poor

Are cities becoming enclaves for the rich? Katy Watson reports from Sao Paolo in Brazil where occupiers have taken over vacant land in the city, and writer and activist Olutimehin Adegbeye describes slum clearance operations in the Nigerian capital Lagos. So why don’t cities build…

Discourse markers

Fortunately, obviously, seriously, ideally. These words do a very useful job. How do we use them – and other phrases – to express our attitudes and ideas?

04/12/2017

There is a shock in store for Ian, and Eddie hatches a plan.

Discourse markers

Fortunately, obviously, seriously, ideally. These words do a very useful job. How do we use them – and other phrases – to express our attitudes and ideas?

Discourse markers

Fortunately, obviously, seriously, ideally. These words do a very useful job. How do we use them – and other phrases – to express our attitudes and ideas?

Symphony of the Stones

Ancient history was not silent, so why is our study of it? The oldest-known musical instruments – bone flutes found in southern Germany – date back a little over 40,000 years. But how long humans have been making music in one form or another is…

Discourse markers

Fortunately, obviously, seriously, ideally. These words do a very useful job. How do we use them – and other phrases – to express our attitudes and ideas?

Discourse markers

Fortunately, obviously, seriously, ideally. These words do a very useful job. How do we use them – and other phrases – to express our attitudes and ideas?

Warning Signs for the Global Economy?

All is well with the global economic recovery – or is it? Manuela Saragosa speaks to Pippa Malmgrem, former US presidential advisor and author of a book called Signals – all about how to read an economy. We also hear from Malcolm White, co-founder of…