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There is graffiti in almost every city in the world. Read this article to learn more about Britain's most famous graffiti artist.

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Humanity needs water, and every drop is precious. On March 22nd, World Water Day is a day to celebrate water and make a difference for people who do not have the water they need.

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What do you know about the United Kingdom? Watch this clip to learn much more!

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Football is more popular than ever among British girls and women. Meet Kitty and her team as they prepare for a big match.

In this section you can watch animated videos of five of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. You can also read short stories and poems written by British authors.

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Did you use to read fairy tales when you were younger? Here's a modern fairy tale with a difference!

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Do you agree with the saying that a woman's work is never done? Levi Tafari does, and he wrote this poem to tell the world about his very special mum.

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There are over 75,000 homeless young people in the UK who have nowhere to live. A YMCA is a safe place for these young people to live and the people who work there help them to improve their lives. In this video some young people living at a YMCA talk about why they are homeless and their plans and hopes for the future.

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This semi-real, semi-animated film tells the story of a teenage girl and her annoying brother who takes her secret diary. What happens when he reads it?

Read articles adapted from the British Council's science magazine, Cubed. Learn about the world of science and research in the UK and practise your English at the same time.

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Have you ever wondered why your fingers get wrinkled in water? A new theory could explain all!

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A team of scientists are developing a system to check dangerous rumours that appear in social media. Read the article to find out more. 

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