Remains of a Libyan compound
June 20 - Libyan officials say at least 15 civilians were killed when NATO airstrikes hit a compound owned by a top Gaddafi aide. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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2.7 Style and language

What do we mean when we talk of a particular writer's style? It might help us to think of style as a way of organising and expressing narrative unique to the writer, as distinctive and personal a characteristic as the writer's handwriting or the prints on the fingers holding the pen. Just as no two sets of fingerprints are alike, so no two writers are alike. Writers write in a style that reflects their individual view of the world.

The word ‘style’ can generally be used to encompass
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Meet the Artist: Grazia Toderi
On the opening night of "Directions: Grazia Toderi," the Italian artist introduces her recent projections and drawings, which transform the artifacts of a culture obsessed with technology and surveillance into celestial meditations both poetic and chilling. Recorded Thursday, April 21, 6:45 pm.
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The philosophy of flirting
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Philosophers Dr Carrie Jenkins and Professor Daniel Nolan are partners but when it comes to the philosophy of flirting they’re on either side of the fence.

In this podcast Dr Jenkins sets out to explain her position and why she believes she’s right.

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6.3 Where are they now?

At the beginning of this unit we asked whether active galaxies really are in a class of their own or whether most galaxies go through an active stage at some point in their lives. We can shed some light on this by looking for evidence that active galaxies evolve.

The first question is where AGNs came from. No-one knows how supermassive black holes formed and the question is intimately tied up with the origins of galaxies which is itself a vigorously debated topic. But it is likely that
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Destination: Peru
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