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VIDEO: 'Religion made me a better player'

BBC test - Fri, 2014-10-24 01:01
England's newest cricket star Moeen Ali speaks to the BBC about his sport and his religion.
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VIDEO: Exhibition on a changing Afghanistan

BBC test - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:45
The Imperial War Museum's latest exhibition focuses on Afghanistan as British troops prepare to leave.
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VIDEO: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'

BBC test - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:41
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".
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Jake and Dinos Chapman: In the Realm of the Unmentionable at the Jerwood Gallery

24 Hour Museum - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:00
The Chapman Brothers' return to Hastings bears little material relating directly to the town where they were born. Their interest, they say, is in the "dark underbelly" of life.
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Spock-like spectre haunts Norfolk railway steam engine ahead of Hallowe'en

24 Hour Museum - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:00
A ghostly apparition resembling Star Trek's Mr Spock has been discovered in the port hole of a locomotive of the Wells Walsingham Light Railway.
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VIDEO: Farmland birds show rapid decline

BBC test - Thu, 2014-10-23 19:57
Farmland birds are at their lowest levels since records began, according to government figures.
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VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster?

BBC test - Thu, 2014-10-23 13:44
The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.
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VIDEO: Joss Stone's Poppy Appeal vigil

BBC test - Thu, 2014-10-23 12:13
Singer Joss Stone has taken part in a vigil running from sunrise to sunset at the start of this year's Poppy Appeal at the Cenotaph.
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AUDIO: Brian O'Driscoll: A life in rugby

BBC test - Thu, 2014-10-23 12:03
Brian O'Driscoll is the most capped player in rugby union history. He spoke to the Today programme's James Naughtie about his illustrious career.
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Bring the past to life in your classroom with a loan box from Wessex Archaeology!

Wessex Archaeology - Thu, 2014-10-23 11:59
Stone Age artefacts on display in the Fordingbridge Jnr class museumWhether you’re studying the Saxons, exploring Stone Age life or recreating Roman Britain we’re here to help with our period-themed loan boxes.  Each box features a range of real artefacts and replica materials and comes with a handy teacher’s guide. Current themes available include the Stone Age to Iron Age, Romans, Saxons, Medieval period and Victorian period. Need some inspiration? Read about our Stone Age to Iron Age loan box’s recent outing to Fordingbridge Junior School. Find out more about our loan boxes and how to hire them by contacting our Community & Education Officer.  By Laura Joyner 
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Massive prehistoric settlement unearthed in Ukraine

Stonepages - Thu, 2014-10-23 11:47
A temple dating back about 6,000 years has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine. The temple is about 60 by 20 meters (197 by 66 feet) in...
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Neolithic barbeque pit found in Cyprus

Stonepages - Thu, 2014-10-23 11:47
Archaeologists have uncovered what could be a prehistoric barbeque pit used by large bands of hunters at the Prastio-Mesorotsos site in Cyprus. According to the antiquities department, the team of...
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5000-year-old cave paintings discovered in Russia

Stonepages - Thu, 2014-10-23 11:46
Russian archaeologists have discovered ancient cave paintings dating back to 3000 BC in a gorge in southern Russia. "A few days ago we found five drawings, fairly large fragments, on...
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VIDEO: Will EU back UK's immigration plans?

BBC test - Thu, 2014-10-23 11:07
As European leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, Ben Wright asks if David Cameron use the opportunity to push for limits on the freedom of movement within the Union.
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VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

BBC test - Thu, 2014-10-23 07:09
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.
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Dirty doodles and copulating couples: Cambridge University's use and abuse of books 1450-1550

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:00
A sordid pencil sketch of an amorous couple, found at the bottom of the page of a gentleman's guide from more than 500 years ago, is revealed in a new exhibition.
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Cambridge University reveals ancient sketch of couple in the act which vandalised star book

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:00
A sordid pencil sketch of an amorous couple, found at the bottom of the page of a gentleman's guide from more than 500 years ago, is revealed in a new exhibition.
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Container full of brains brings science art to Blackpool Illuminations

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:00
Artist Jo Berry has developed a new artwork, Brain Container, featuring a series of rotating brains in cast acrylic rotating discs for the Blackpool Illuminations.
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VIDEO: More powers 'would boost UK cities'

BBC test - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:21
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study has concluded.
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VIDEO: Rapist Evans in video statement

BBC test - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:13
Footballer Ched Evans has released a video statement in which he says he is "determined to continue the fight" to clear his name.
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