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Belgium's prime minister Charles Michel has offered his resignation amid a political crisis over a UN migration pact. Here's a useful primer on the Global Compact for Migration and what it actually says:
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Clinton impeachment: 20 years on, will Donald Trump now face the same fate?
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How much of an issue is grade inflation at UK universities? Two experts in higher education investigate
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After plain cigarette packs were introduced in the UK, the price of leading cigarettes increased by about 5%
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We often describe our memories differently to different people, which can affect how we'll recall that memory in the future, an expert explains
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"If the PM really believes that this is what the British people want, then she should have no opposition to asking them again."
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Comedians shouldn't be banned from joking about certain subjects. They just need to be funny.
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According to psychology, religion may be a by-product of a number of important human cognitive and social adaptations
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Where the Iron Curtain once divided Europe with barbed wire, a network of wilderness with bears, wolves and lynx now thrives.
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What makes someone an 'illegal immigrant'?
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An expert explains why Freud’s psychoanalytical theory, and other versions of psychoanalysis, are problematic
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Morning lark or night owl? How our body clocks affect our mental and physical performance
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"Money talks and, with finance now being geared towards low-carbon investments, it will supersede even the interests of media-savvy strongmen."
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Curious Kids is a series where experts answer children's questions about the world. Sometimes strange, sometimes serious, but always full of wonder, this week's installment looks at why poorer countries don't just print more money.
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Bolivia landlocked: how lack of ports hinders economic growth
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Q+A: How to understand Jeremy Corbyn's confusing no-confidence vote against Theresa May
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The problem with using psychoanalysis on children
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There is often no clear line between those who are fleeing violence and war, identified as "refugees", and those identified as "illegal immigrants".
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On , what makes someone an 'illegal immigrant'?
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How to avoid overspending: uncover the psychology behind why people buy
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