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VIDEO: Plastic food packaging health fears

BBC test - Mon, 2014-10-20 01:28
BBC Inside Out examines whether health fears over plastic food packaging are justified and asks if BPA should be banned in the UK.
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VIDEO: 'Do not resuscitate' controversy

BBC test - Mon, 2014-10-20 01:27
BBC Inside Out looks at the High Court ruling that doctors must ask patients or their relatives whether they want to be resuscitated.
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Curator's Choice: Suzie Leighton on London's Inside Out festival

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-10-20 00:00
From radical opera to medieval history, co-director Suzie Leighton finds it near-impossible to pick a favourite from the eclectic programme at this year's festival.
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Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die at the Museum of London

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-10-20 00:00
The most famous fictional Londoner has been reinvented and reinterpreted in countless guises over the decades. Rachel Teskey takes a trip back to Victorian London.
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Bottle used to ward off evil spells during 18th century witch hunts found by archaeologists

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-10-20 00:00
Archaeologists working on the new National Civil War Centre in Nottinghamshire say a green bottle is a symbol of widespread superstition more than 300 years ago.
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VIDEO: Balloons released for Alan Henning

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 20:11
A cabbie convoy, a balloon release and a celebrity football match marked a day of tributes for humanitarian aid worker Alan Henning who was murdered by Islamic State militants in Syria in October.
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VIDEO: Search ends for Nepal trekkers

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:11
Rescue teams in Nepal say that there are now no trekkers left stranded after completing their search for survivors of a devastating Himalayan storm.
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VIDEO: EU chief warns UK against exit

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 18:38
The UK would have 'zero' influence if it voted to leave the EU, the outgoing president of the European Commission has said.
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VIDEO: Belfast memorial for Ian Paisley

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 18:32
Family and colleagues paid tribute to the former first minister of Northern Ireland, Dr Ian Paisley at his memorial service which was held in Belfast's Ulster Hall on Sunday.
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VIDEO: Cutty Sark avoids major fire damage

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:51
Cutty Sark avoided major damage when a fire broke out onboard, London Fire Brigade says.
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VIDEO: Family tributes to Ian Paisley

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 16:48
Family members have been paying tribute to former first minister Ian Paisley at a memorial service in Belfast.
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VIDEO: Memorial service for Ian Paisley

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 09:26
A memorial service will be held in Belfast on Sunday for the former First Minister of Northern Ireland, Ian Paisley.
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VIDEO: New research into body image fears

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 08:49
New research shows a majority of adults think body confidence issues affect people of all ages
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VIDEO: Sending help to Sierra Leone

BBC test - Sun, 2014-10-19 08:24
As British army medics help the fight against Ebola in West Africa, many people here in the UK, particularly those with family in the region are hoping to do their bit by collecting and sending aid.
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Ancient male warriors showed signs of vanity

Stonepages - Sun, 2014-10-19 00:40
The most prominent burial artefacts in male graves in the Bronze Age were for grooming - razors made of bronze, tweezers, and an item possibly used for manicuring. "We have...
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First ever excavation on Skomer Island

Stonepages - Sun, 2014-10-19 00:39
Skomer Island, off the coast of Pembrokeshire (Wales), is a bird and wildlife sanctuary under the control of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. Until recently no archaeological...
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Greek Bronze Age re-evaluated thanks to statistical methodology

Stonepages - Sun, 2014-10-19 00:38
The origins of Bayesian statistical methodology can be traced back to Thomas Bayes in the 18th Century CE, who developed Bayes' Theorem, which relates current to prior belief and current...
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Skeleton of arthritis-suffering neolithic woman at centre of archaeological crowdfunding bid

24 Hour Museum - Sun, 2014-10-19 00:00
The skeleton of Blodwen, a hardworking woman who lived in Wales 5,500 years ago, will be showcased to the public in style if a six-week, £3,000 crowdfunding appeal succeeds.
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VIDEO: Tens of thousands march over pay

BBC test - Sat, 2014-10-18 22:53
Tens of thousands of people have joined protests calling for an increase in pay following a week of industrial action organised by unions.
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VIDEO: Family's relief at news of Nepal climber

BBC test - Sat, 2014-10-18 17:17
The sister of a British mountaineer who had been in the Himalayas when storms and avalanches hit says she is relieved his group are now safe.
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