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Get Out is a comedy-inflected horror story about what it means to be black in America.

Get Out: why racism really is terrifying

Get Out is a comedy-inflected horror story about what it means to be black in America.

Terror caught up with London yesterday - but the city was ready.

Terrorism in Westminster: London had expected attack for some time and police reaction was rapid

Terror caught up with London yesterday - but the city was ready.

British Muslims are among some of the most disadvantaged people living in the UK, and yet this is not a story many are familiar with.

University can feel like a hostile place to Muslim students

British Muslims are among some of the most disadvantaged people living in the UK, and yet this is not a story many are familiar with.

An ambiguous ending ensures that this interpretation of Shakespeare really is 'What You Will'.

Tamsin Greig's gender-bending performance in Twelfth Night will go down in history

An ambiguous ending ensures that this interpretation of Shakespeare really is 'What You Will'.

In the UK, we've made great legal strides towards equality - but culturally we're still playing catch up.

Why LGBTQ inclusivity still matters in higher education

In the UK, we've made great legal strides towards equality - but culturally we're still playing catch up.

An enduring tale which has sparked film adaptations and novelisations across centuries.

Beauty and the Beast was originally a feminist fable disguised as marriage guidance

An enduring tale which has sparked film adaptations and novelisations across centuries.

Muslim youths tend to be portrayed as politically disengaged or potentially extremist.

Young Muslims want to participate in politics – but prejudice and Islamophobia may be stopping them

Muslim youths tend to be portrayed as politically disengaged or potentially extremist.

Grassroots venues are run on tight margins, and have been under pressure for some time from external factors such as rising costs and gentrification.

The UK’s rich musical heritage is threatened by a live music culture under pressure

Grassroots venues are run on tight margins, and have been under pressure for some time from external factors such as rising costs and gentrification.

On a crudely symbolic level, Beauty and the Beast tells the tale of a young woman taming her fear of masculinity – of the size and savagery of men.

A traditional tale with titillating twists: Beauty and the Beast gets reinvented (again)

On a crudely symbolic level, Beauty and the Beast tells the tale of a young woman taming her fear of masculinity – of the size and savagery of men.

The internet has reached almost every corner of the globe - but most research is still focused on the US and Europe.

How do children use the internet? We asked thousands of kids around the world

The internet has reached almost every corner of the globe - but most research is still focused on the US and Europe.

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As the series draws to a close, it will leave controversy and debate in its wake.

Girls may be flawed, but its feminist legacy will last

As the series draws to a close, it will leave controversy and debate in its wake.

The recently deceased funk drummer Clyde Stubblefield created arguably the most sampled drum track in the history of popular music – but he rarely got the credit, or the payment, he deserved.

The story of the funky drummer: the most exploited man in modern music

The recently deceased funk drummer Clyde Stubblefield created arguably the most sampled drum track in the history of popular music – but he rarely got the credit, or the payment, he deserved.

Undemocratic? Bureaucratic? The EU and universities have plenty in common.

Why British academics are guilty of groupthink

Undemocratic? Bureaucratic? The EU and universities have plenty in common.

An absorbing, although not always representative, melange of Partition-related politics and period drama.

Viceroy's House is very watchable – but its account of Indian independence is limited

An absorbing, although not always representative, melange of Partition-related politics and period drama.

It's hard to see it as anything other than a vanity project for Mark Wahlberg.

Patriot’s Day: a bizarre and suspect portrayal of the Boston bombings

It's hard to see it as anything other than a vanity project for Mark Wahlberg.

This year’s Oscars provided audiences with both glitz and sombre reality, just like the two films that were announced as Best Picture winners.

Oscars Best Picture blunder drowned out an overwhelmingly political ceremony – how apt

This year’s Oscars provided audiences with both glitz and sombre reality, just like the two films that were announced as Best Picture winners.

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