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Women’s Suffrage

Posted on Tuesday August 20, 2019

Women’s right to vote (known as suffrage) was fought for for more than fifty years, until the Nineteenth Amendment become national law on August 26, 1920. The idea began to gather steam at the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention in New […]

Panama Canal

Posted on Tuesday August 13, 2019

The Panama Canal is a man-made waterway, completed in 1914, linking the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans through the Isthmus of Panama. An eight-hour trip through the fifty-mile Panama Canal saves a ship 5,200 miles on a voyage from Los Angeles […]

Berlin Wall

Posted on Tuesday August 06, 2019

In 1945, after World War II, Germany was divided by the victors into two countries. East Germany was controlled by the communist regime of the Soviet Union. West Germany was a democracy supported by the U.S. The former capital city […]

BBC Newsround

Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in movies to change

Posted on Monday December 10, 2018

Charity Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in films to change.

World Cup: Which Belgium player should England be worried about?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

England play their final group match against Belgium, but which star player should England be worried about?

Smoking: Should it be banned at the school gates?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

A group of school children have had enough of adults smoking near school gates, so they decided to do something about it.

BBC News (UK)

Merkel: Backstop alternative 'possible within 30 days'

Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019

Boris Johnson welcomes apparent optimism from the German chancellor as she suggests a solution could be found.

Libby Squire death: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019

Police arrest a 25-year-old over the death of the student whose body was found in a river estuary.

HS2: Review to examine costs and benefits of rail project

Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019

It will look at the costs and benefits, with a “go or no-go" decision by the end of the year.