A really good long article explaining how the role of the Bank of England is changing, and how it functions in the modern economy
The article is written as part of The Guardian Long Reads. It can also be listened to as a podcast.
Text version: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/nov/10/inside-bank-of-england
Audio version: http://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2015/nov/23/economy-bankofenglandgovernor
It gives an excellent overview of some important aspects of the Economics syllabus, such as Central Bank independence, currency controls and monetary policy committee.