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VIDEO: Jet-powered bike tested in Wales

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:04
A jet-powered bike has been tested at Pendine Sands in Wales in preparation for a land speed world record.
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VIDEO: Watch Chelsea's victory parade

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:23
Chelsea celebrate their Premier League title at a packed victory parade in West London.
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VIDEO: Regal Cunard liners grace the Mersey

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 14:21
Cunard ocean liners Queen Mary Two, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth have been reunited on the River Mersey in Liverpool.
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VIDEO: Should rural England have more power?

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 14:08
The local government association has urged ministers to give authorities in rural areas the same powers that cities will be given.
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VIDEO: Stars on Hay Festival's lasting appeal

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 13:45
Stephen Fry and Jude Law are among the notable visitors to this year's Hay Festival, which in taking place in the Powys border town.
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AiO: Sea Shanties

Heritage Daily - Mon, 2015-05-25 10:47

Welcome to Archaeology in Oceania. In this series Rhys Booth will discuss new discoveries, shed light on current theories and pose topical debates surrounding the archaeology of Australia and beyond.

Today, Rhys examines sea shanties.

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World's oldest stone tools

Stonepages - Mon, 2015-05-25 10:21
A recently published study reveals that stone tools found almost by accident on the shore of Lake Turkana, in Kenya, in 2011, are by far the oldest known. The discovery...
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Most European men descended from just three ancestors

Stonepages - Mon, 2015-05-25 10:21
Using new methods for analysing DNA variation that provide a less biased picture of diversity, and a better estimate of the timing of population events, a team led by Professor...
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VIDEO: Smart knife identifies brain tumours

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 09:22
Researchers at Imperial College London are developing a device that could allow neurosurgeons to instantly identify cancerous brain tumours.
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VIDEO: Exploring seven decades of kids' TV

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 08:43
A new exhibition in Coventry has been opened to explore children's television produced in the UK over the last 70 years.
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VIDEO: What's the future of high street banks?

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:54
The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on whether there is still a need for banks to have a high street presence, as people can access their account and perform most of their transactions online or over the phone.
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VIDEO: UK road safety 'could be better'

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:21
Progress in reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads has varied dramatically across the UK, according to a new report.
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Triumph and disaster: Eight exhibits from the British Museum's show on Louis XIV as a Sun King

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2015-05-25 00:00
In the tercentenary year of Louis XIV's death, the British Museum reveals the medals made for a man intent on being known as a Sun King whose rays would warm and illuminate the world.
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VIDEO: Using the lens to tackle extremism

BBC test - Sun, 2015-05-24 10:57
One of London's leading music photographers is now using his lens to tackle extremism.
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VIDEO: Sajid Javid: 'Cut business red tape'

BBC test - Sun, 2015-05-24 10:22
Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he will not be going back to the Beecroft proposals for no fault dismissals but hopes to cut over £10bn more red tape costs.
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VIDEO: Apprenticeships 'fail young people'

BBC test - Sun, 2015-05-24 09:22
Apprenticeship system has failed young people and needs reform, according to a new report.
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VIDEO: Leeds loco survives in Sierra Leone

BBC test - Sun, 2015-05-24 08:40
A Leeds museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of a steam engine built in the Yorkshire city that founded a railway in Sierra Leone.
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VIDEO: Gary Barlow serenades newlyweds

BBC test - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:43
Take That star Gary Barlow has made his final surprise appearance to sing at the wedding of a fan in Liverpool.
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AUDIO: Switching off CCTV cameras to save cash

BBC test - Sat, 2015-05-23 12:44
There are around six million of surveillance cameras in the UK, but many are run by cash-strapped councils that have switched some of them off to save money.
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VIDEO: Urban golf in London's Olympic park

BBC test - Sat, 2015-05-23 10:57
It has long been said that the sport of golf needs to broaden its appeal, and that is the precise aim of cross golf, or urban golf as it is also known.
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