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Are you a student living away from home? Do you find yourself living on a tight budget? Listen to these UK students and find out their top tips for saving money.
In the 60s, 70s and 80s it was common for sweets to be sold individually in shops, each sweet costing a penny or two, hence the name penny sweets.
"I felt ashamed of myself for being part of a society which could not provide even twenty-seven dollars to forty-two hardworking, skilled human beings," so Muhammed Yunus started his own bank.
Listen to part of a radio programme where people are talking about viral marketing.
This Taoist poem shows that trying to label something can make a non-existent thing wrongly seem as if it had concrete or material existence, as Starshine finds out when he questions Non-Being.
New words and phrases are continually entering the English language. Listen to this Trend UK episode and find out if you are a screenager or even perhaps a splod!
Learn the tricks of paying compliments.
Reacting to good news, Formula One, ball games, telling the truth, Carolina takes a jacket back to a shop, a joke, 'everybody' and 'nobody', 'actually'.
Creative industries play a key role in the UK economy. Listen and find out what it's like to live and work as a young professional in the UK.
Are you after value for money when you're shopping for fashion; or fashion that's made with values? Listen and find out more.
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