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27 May 2015: Constitutional bills
Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit) discusses what makes a bill constitutionally important and why such legislation can be harder to pass through the House of Commons. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 2 hours 55 mins)
27 May 2015: Churchill: When Britain Said No
Professor Kathleen Burk (UCL History) helps examine Winston Churchill’s controversial legacy, exploring both his strengths and weaknesses. Watch: BBC Two ‘Churchill: When Britain Said No’ (from 16 mins 13 secs & 55 mins 22 secs)
27 May 2015: British Bill of Rights delay
Colm O'Cinneide (UCL Laws) explains why the government's proposal to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights will not be included in the Queen’s Speech. Listen: BBC London 94.9 ‘Breakfast’ (from 2 hours 40 mins)
27 May 2015: Social networks and the new art of the possible
Foteini Valeonti (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) has created Useum, a social network for art. Read: Times (£)
27 May 2015: To demolish or to refurbish, that is the urban question
Professor Peter Rees (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) says “demolition is a natural part of the life cycle of cities and is necessary for urban areas to change and evolve”. Read: Financial Times
26 May 2015: UK is a knockout performer on pound-for-pound basis
26 May 2015: Hope for heart failure patients as 'pioneering' treatment helps the organ to heal itself
26 May 2015: £125 Superdrug gene test
26 May 2015: UK degree system in 'need of overhaul'
26 May 2015: The Jane Austen kiss you didn't realise was there
26 May 2015: Is fat the new normal?
26 May 2015: So you’re related to Charlemagne?
26 May 2015: School Sats parties ‘add to pressure’
22 May 2015: New relay selection fix for Tor to spoil spooks' fun
22 May 2015: UCL studies closure plans for overseas campuses
21 May 2015: Oldest stone tools pre-date earliest humans
20 May 2015: UK children becoming obese at younger ages
19 May 2015: Young Alzheimer’s sufferers keep memory