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Specimen of Ningyo mermaid, Feejee mermaid or merman, Japan. With papier-mâché body and fish-tail, originally from Wellcome Collection

24 Hour Museum - 2 hours 33 min ago
A photo of a puppet-style figure which looks like a cross between a goblin and a fish
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Highgate Cemetery East

24 Hour Museum - 2 hours 33 min ago
A photo of a soil path leading through a cemetery surrounded by lush greenery
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The entrance to the Egyptian Avenue

24 Hour Museum - 2 hours 33 min ago
A photo of a large white stone mausoleum within lush green parkland
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The cemetery's Circle of Lebanon

24 Hour Museum - 2 hours 33 min ago
A photo of a mausoleum of grey stone within a curving route through parkland
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The two 19th century gates which have been rediscovered at London's Highgate Cemetery

24 Hour Museum - 2 hours 33 min ago
A photo of old brown mausoleum gates in front of a cemetery entrance in parkland
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VIDEO: Inside long-closed 'birthplace of cinema'

BBC test - 5 hours 46 min ago
The birthplace of British cinema is re-opening its doors following a multi-million pound restoration project.
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VIDEO: Measuring the effects of pollution on children

BBC test - 6 hours 13 min ago
A multimillion pound study has been launched to assess the impact of the environment on the health and development of children.
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VIDEO: Is the election reaching British Muslims?

BBC test - 13 hours 9 min ago
Some young Muslim voters in Halifax say they feel alienated by the political process, and stigmatised by politicians.
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VIDEO: What matters to a fisherman?

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:34
John McAlister is a 60-year-old fisherman with a family business from Oban, Scotland.
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Altamira cave paintings under threat again

Stonepages - Mon, 2015-05-04 18:11
Inadvertently, precious cave paintings are being irretrievably damaged by the people flocking to view them. The cave paintings in question are those in the Altamira cave in Spain. It is...
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More light shed on European origins

Stonepages - Mon, 2015-05-04 18:11
The question of 'where did we come from?' has been posed many times over the millennia, particularly when it comes to the origins of European peoples and their cultures. Traditional...
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Iron Age tumulus discovered near Paris

Stonepages - Mon, 2015-05-04 18:10
In France, as in many European countries, part of the planning process for any new development incorporates the requirement for an archaeological investigation of the site, before any building or...
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VIDEO: Heckles and a Lib Dem-Tory row: Day 35

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-04 17:09
On day 35 of the UK election campaign, Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy and comedian Eddie Izzard were heckled by opponents in Glasgow.
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VIDEO: Scuffles at Scottish Labour event

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-04 13:10
Scuffles break out as Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy and comedian Eddie Izzard take part in general election campaigning in Glasgow.
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VIDEO: Key battleground election seats to watch

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-04 12:19
Jeremy Vine looks at the vulnerable and winnable election seats, picking out a few in England and Scotland.
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VIDEO: Adding drama to election night

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-04 10:44
Playwright James Graham talks about The Vote, a real-time play for theatre and TV that takes place in the last 90 minutes before polls close on election night.
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AF: Henry VIII Vs. Online Dating?

Heritage Daily - Mon, 2015-05-04 10:30

Welcome to Archae-Facts, the place to find bite-sized chunks of Archaeological Trivia!

Today, we hear of the timeless peril of dating someone we haven’t met face-to-face.

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VIDEO: When is a late train really late?

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-04 09:41
Tony Miles from Modern Railway Magazine explains how train companies decide when a train is late and why some trains cannot run on time.
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VIDEO: Tax disc confusion 'costs millions'

BBC test - Mon, 2015-05-04 08:50
The AA estimates motorists are losing out to the tune of almost £40m because of the way the new tax disc system works, although the DVLA disputes the figures.
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