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Inventing Chocolate with Amelia Rope

22 May 2015

Starting your own chocolate business is something many of us only dream about. Amelia Rope is one woman who has immersed herself in the chocolate industry and has come up with new and innovative flavours to tantalise our taste buds....

Sequins, songs and sociopolitical change - 60 years of Eurovision

22 May 2015

With the Eurovision Song Contest celebrating its 60th anniversary, and still regularly attracting around 200 million viewers, this year presents a great opportunity to look beyond the glitz of modern Eurovision and consider the changes in European culture, society and...

Off the Wall Fridays

22 May 2015

Above: 'Two Souls With But a Single Thought', from Picturing Canada [BL HS85/10/13869] It's Friday! So we'll just leave this here with very little comment... [PJH]

40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War

22 May 2015

30 April 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. On 30 April 1975, the Vietnam War, or the Resistance War against America as it is known by the Vietnamese, came to an end when North...

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