Simon Sinek: THE SECRET EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THjoqO-POao

Danger ahead: Only bad bosses say these five things NEU
https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20150205-telltale-signs-of-bad-managers

Shift work dulls your brain – report NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-29879521

Virgin’s Richard Branson offers staff unlimited holiday NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-29356627

Cure for public-speaking jitters: Stand like a starfish NEU
https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140904-jitters-act-like-a-starfish

What the colour of your tie says about you? NEU
https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140827-the-psychology-of-tie-colours

Are executive sleepovers the best way for staff to bond? NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-26900904

Drop the “busy” excuse NEU
https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140327-drop-the-busy-excuse

Let’s stop the glorification of busy NEU
https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140324113914-2484700-let-s-stop-the-glorification-of-busy

Simple, objective ways to know you’re overworked
https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140325122509-20017018-simple-objective-ways-to-know-you-re-overworked

How stressed are you?
Feeling under pressure? Take our test, created in collaboration with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, to find out how stressed you are.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24756311

Summer career booster, fun included
https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130703-summer-career-boosters

Respecting even the most humble employee can pay off for everyone in a company
https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130617-what-cubicle-dwellers-really-want/1

The key to inspired leadership
https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130614-what-makes-a-great-leader

Why intrinsic motivation is so much better than extrinsic motivation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y&feature

The psychology of the to-do list
https://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130129-the-psychology-of-the-to-do-list

What’s the best office temperature?
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg likes to keep his conference room at just 15 degrees Celsius.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21767297

Stand up at the office to lose fat.
Office workers should work standing up, recommends an exercise scientist.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20947605

Why stressed out CEOs are bad for business
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20297074

Executives feel the heat in challenging times.
Executives need new skills to cope with the different economic conditions today and that adds extra stress.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19895756

Can personality tests identify the real you? Personality tests are increasingly
being used around the globe, but do they really tell us anything?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18723950

Superflattery: The art of getting what you want
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18410751

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”
https://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120528-mach-20-gliders-and-tiny-drones

Who works the longest hours?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-18144320

Taking dogs to work ‘reduces employee stress’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17561272

Where are you on the global pay scale? Type in your salary and find out
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17543356

What’s inside Rick Perry’s head?
The potential failures of memory in high pressure situations.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-15684676

Beware great chief executive myth
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/business-15556666

One in three workers ‘admits to skiving’, survey suggests
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14177601

“Is stress good for you?”
Could stress and long hours be the route to a good life?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13791271

Spelling mistakes ‘cost millions’ in lost online sales
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14130854

“Botnet uncovered”
Security researchers discover ‘indestructible’ botnet:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13973805

Lucy Kellaway: The seven deadly sins CEOs won’t admit:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13974474

How the English language became such a mess. NEU
https://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150605-your-language-is-sinful

English:
Practical literacy skills for adults. NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english

One woman, 17 British accents NEU
https://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20140619-one-woman-17-british-accents

Sleep’s memory role discovered NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-27695144

How do people lose their native language? NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27690891

Learning second language ‘slows brain ageing’ NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-27634990

Does English still borrow words from other languages? NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26014925

How many hours does it take to be fluent in English?
Immigrants are always being told to learn the language. But how long does it take to speak good English?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23407265

The people who hate other people’s bad grammar
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22403731

Does chocolate make you clever?
A study appears to suggest eating chocolate improves a nation’s chances of winning Nobel Prizes. But does cocoa really hold the key to genius?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20356613

Drinking in pregnancy “harms IQ”
Drinking just one or two glasses of wine a week in pregnancy can have an impact on a child’s IQ, a study says
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20325000

Parents not schools boost exam success, study suggests
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19923891

Britishisms and the Britishisation of American English
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19670686

How did this man learn 11 languages?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17107435

Ukraine or the Ukraine: Why do some country names have ‘the’?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18233844

Why not start a sentence with ‘so…’?
https://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/today/hi/today/newsid_9644000/9644002.stm

Fragmented sleep ‘harms memory’:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14279123

Are Germans or Brits the rudest?
German and Anglo-Saxon manners are just different, researchers say:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13545386

Walking for 40 minutes a few times a week is enough to preserve memory:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/health-12325285

How ‘OK’ took over the world:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12503686

Germany top for foreign students wanting to do their degree course in the English language:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12610268

How far can a 100-word vocabulary get you?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12894638

Why did LOL infiltrate the language? Slang term “LOL” (laughing out loud) has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, but what does the rise of the acronym tell us about internet language?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12893416

Are dying languages worth saving?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-11304255

‘Oldest English words’ identified?
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7911645.stm

The UK Literacy Association (UKLA):
https://www.ukla.org

Train your brain:
https://www.lumosity.com/personal-training-plan

London ranked top city for students NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44039666

The problem with Generation Y – Millenials NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hER0Qp6QJNU

University admissions: The art of the personal statement NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/education-41761824

Babies remember their birth language NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38653906

Girl, 12, achieves maximum Mensa IQ test score of 162 NEU
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/02/girl-12-wins-maximum-mensa-iq-test-score

Do you have a problem child? NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qpw9b

Breastfeeding ‘linked to higher IQ’ NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-31925449

Regular naps are ‘key to learning’ NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-30776745

UK ‘second best education in Europe’ NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-27314075

Pupils ‘must look away to think’ NEU
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/4602178.stm

Lack of sleep blights pupils’ education
Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in the underachievement of school pupils, according to a global study NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22209818

Get outside and go wild, kids urged
Children are being urged to take back their “wild time” by playing outside more to regain a connection with nature. NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24670232

Exercise ‘boosts academic performance’ of teenagers
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24608813

TED Sir Ken Robinson: Schools kill creativity
https://www.ted.com/talks/lang/de/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html

Rhythmic ability linked to language
Moving in time to a steady beat is closely linked to better language skills, research suggests.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24124158

Jamie Oliver’s TED Award speech: Poisoning your Kids.
Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIwrV5e6fMY&feature

Children should be allowed to take risks and make their own mistakes.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22338343

Should parents drug babies on long flights?
Is the practice safe – or an abuse of parental power?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21977785

Does the “five-second rule” really exist?
Many parents think that if food has only been on the ground for a matter of seconds, then it is unlikely to have been badly contaminated.
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/magazine-21945313/does-the-five-second-rule-about-dropping-food-really-exist

Let children get bored, says expert.
Children should be allowed to get bored so they can develop their innate ability to be creative.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/education-21895704

Babies can hear syllables in womb, says research.
Babies can decipher human speech as early as three months before birth, say scientists.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21572520

The babies who nap in sub-zero temperatures
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537988

Most parents “lie to their children”;
Most parents tells lies to their children as a tactic to change their behaviour, suggests a study of families in the United States and China.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21144827

England in maths global top 10.
Global school rankings for maths, science and reading.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20664752

Dads help babies behave better; Babies whose fathers engage positively with them when they are three months old behave better later in life, research suggests
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18900474

Being bilingual ‘boosts brain power’:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17892521

Rich children are five months ahead:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-16177406

Close-up: Japan’s amazing lunchboxes:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-16069217

Summer-born struggle at school:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/education-15527145

IQ ‘can change in teenage years’:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15369851

Healthy diet ‘boosts childhood IQ’:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12381041

Support your child‘s education:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/

School singing can boost children’s well-being:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12392742

Reading test for six-year-olds to include non-words:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12509477

Children ‘missing out on sleep’:
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/8520918.stm

The words that could unlock your child:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13128701

Parents ‘wrongly blamed for speech problems’:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12307846

Speech problems ‘hamper children’s reading ability’:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12249654

Parents admit to ‘using TV as babysitter’:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-13308737

Boys are more confident communicators, survey finds:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-13278812

Children ‘missing out on sleep’ Newsround finds NEU
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/8520918.stm

Be creative, be confident, be yourself NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej04VAktzyE

English
https://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english/

English Literature
https://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english_literature/

BBC Bitesize – School subjects for kids
https://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/

BBC – History for Kids
https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/

How tall can a Lego tower get?
How many Lego bricks, stacked one on top of the other, would it take to destroy the bottom brick?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20578627

Maths for kids in English:
Carol Vorderman’s Online Maths School
https://www.themathsfactor.com

CBBC (Children’s BBC News)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/

BBC – Five memory hacks to make you smarter
https://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180904-five-memory-hacks-to-make-you-smarter

BBC Article: Five memory hacks to make you smarter
https://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180904-five-memory-hacks-to-make-you-smarter 

Mid-life stress ‘precedes dementia’
Women who lead a stressful life in their 40s may be at increased risk of developing dementia, researchers say.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24332082

How you can feel more fulfilled, and less anxious, on the job.
Download.pdf

The compelling case for working a lot less
Download.pdf

The slow death of purposeless walking NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27186709

“Arrogance“ of ignoring need for sleep NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-27286872

How much can an extra hour’s sleep change you? NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24444634

How stressed are you?
Feeling under pressure? Take our test, created in collaboration with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, to find out how stressed you are. NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24756311

How much can an extra hour’s sleep change you and your memory?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24444634

What is stress?
Stress is your body’s response to mental or emotional pressure.
Stress management is key: a little stress is a good thing, but too much can have
devastating consequences for your health and relationships.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/21685448

Beating stress before it beats you
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130830-beat-stress-before-it-beats-you

Five things that stop a good night’s sleep
https://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/20427553

Bad sleep „dramatically“ alters body
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21572686

Does confidence really breed success?
Could high self-esteem actually be bad for your life chances?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247

Do those who retire early live longer?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18952037

Explore London by canalboat NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p023ss8z

Herding sheep or building bridges – a working holiday in Britain NEU
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-27493290

Scottish islands among world’s top holiday destinations NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-26259809

Love Great Britain NEU
https://www.facebook.com/LoveGreatBritain

The beauty of the Yorkshire Dales NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-21249442

Britain’s heritage: a video slide show
How the men from the ministry saved England’s heritage. NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22616264

English heritage NEU
https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

Is Nessie just a tourist conspiracy? NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-22125981

Visit Britain website: NEU
https://www.visitbritain.com/en/EN/

Visit England website: NEU
https://www.visitengland.com/ee/

Britain on film. Britain is one glorious movie set: NEU
https://www.visitbritain.com/en/Things-to-do/Culture/Britain-on-film.htm

The New Forest: NEU
https://www.thenewforest.co.uk

Northumberland and Hadrian’s Wall: NEU
https://www.visitnorthumberland.com

Canals and rivers NEU
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/canals-and-rivers

Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre NEU
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/standedge-tunnel

Aperitivo hour comes to London NEU
https://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20121106-aperitivo-hour-comes-to-london

Mini guide to Georgian Bath NEU
https://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130325-mini-guide-to-georgian-bath

Ten of England’s oddest sights NEU
https://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120516-ten-of-englands-oddest-sights/1

Should Britain let go of London?
Is London’s success dwarfing the country to the point where the rest of the UK would actually be better off without its capital? NEU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21934564

Are there places more British than the UK?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21668477

Whitby – home to Captain Cook and Dracula
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/9369594.stm

Lundy – a trip to Devon’s “Puffin Island”
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/9598236.stm

Face to face with basking sharks off the Cornish coast
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/8718809.stm

James Bond and the Queen arriving for the London Olympic Games
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AS-dCdYZbo

Old-fashioned fun beside the sea in Blackpool
https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/9614792.stm

Five British island weekends
https://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130129-five-british-island-weekends

Ten of England’s oddest sights
https://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120516-ten-of-englands-oddest-sights

Sky high at London’s Shard
https://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20130130-sky-high-at-londons-shard

Britain’s best one-day walks
https://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20100901-britains-best-one-day-walks

UK and the EU: Better off out or in? What would be the impact on daily life in Britain outside the EU?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20448450

Why Hong Kong wants to stay British
The former British colony Hong Kong was transferred to Chinese rule 15 years ago, but it still seems as British as ever.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20450184

Nyetimber abandons grape harvest
Award-winning English winemaker Nyetimber decides against harvesting this year’s grapes because of the year’s poor weather.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19895287

Could France learn to love British beef?
There was no love lost between French and British farmers in the wake of the BSE crisis.
So why does Paris now seem to be falling for British beef?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-17925152

Why British police don’t have guns?
Why does Britain hold firm against issuing guns to officers on the beat?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-19641398

Could the UK live without The City?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12352171

Debt and the City: London financial tour?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/business-19599454

12 things in 212 words that every UK visitor should know about the British
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18983558

BBC Daily E-mail
https://www.bbc.co.uk/email/

How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TED, NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0yGdNEWdn0

Body language, the power is in the palm of your hands | Allan Pease | TED, NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZZ7k8cMA-4

TED ideas worth spreading
https://www.ted.com

Jamie Oliver’s TED Award speech: Poisoning your Kids.
Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIwrV5e6fMY&feature

TED Prize » Prize Winners » Jamie Oliver
https://www.ted.com/pages/prizewinner_jamie_oliver

NEU Why intrinsic motivation is so much better than extrinsic motivation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y&feature

NEU Jamie Oliver’s TED Award speech: Poisoning your Kids. Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIwrV5e6fMY&feature

NEU TED Prize » Prize Winners » Jamie Oliver
https://www.ted.com/pages/prizewinner_jamie_oliver

NEU Ted Ideas of Worth Spreading
https://www.ted.com