The organized workers were a powerful force. Then Margaret Thatcher came along. Mike Pilewski describes a turning point in British history 30 years ago.
Green Light is our new booklet in easy English to help you refresh the basics. It's free inside every issue of Spotlight magazine. In November: breakfast conversation, asking for help online, the word "the".
Language has an incredible power to change people's lives, as prisoners in Britain are discovering, writes Mike Pilewski.
"Dublin Noir" is the title of our short story in September. How realistic is crime fiction in Ireland? Owen Connors from Dublin explains.
Mike Pilewski looks back at a famous writer's 515 books and his own 200 columns for Spotlight Online.
Crime fiction can be fascinating even to those who don't think they will enjoy it, writes Inez Sharp.
Author Paul Cleave
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This month on Spotlight Audio: Discovering Dublin, New Zealand crime fiction, difficult phone conversations and more.
In The Meaning of Liff, you may just find the words for things you thought there were no words for, writes Dagmar Taylor.
Owen Connors gives us his top ten funniest lines by Oscar Wilde.
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