Penny Sweets
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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.

UK Culture: What's a University Education Worth?
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Every year, it costs British students more and more to attend university. Students are graduating with larger and larger debts. So is a university degree really worth it?

The Birth of a Star
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Henry is an astronomer. He is very excited because he thinks he might have discovered the beginning of a new star. But then he gets even more exciting news... he's going to be a father!

BCSW - We have a mission
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Sarah will be kicked out of her flat soon and so everyone is on a mission… Written by Chris Rose.

Magazine - Grameen Bank
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"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.

Elementary Podcasts
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Persuading people to do things, Zaha Hadid, comparing things, complaining about bad service, Carolina goes to the hairdresser's, a joke, comparatives, telling the time.

Professionals Podcasts - Viral marketing
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Listen to part of a radio programme where people are talking about viral marketing.

Poems: Starshine and non-being
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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.

UK Culture: New words
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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!

A Visitor to The Star
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Anna Winter pulled on her Gucci sunglasses and sprayed herself with extra-strength mosquito repellent. How could she be an award-winning journalist if she had to stay in bad hotels and eat bad food?

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