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VIDEO: GCHQ's Christmas puzzle deadline looms

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 23:24
It is more than a month since the director of the government's intelligence service, GCHQ, came up with a rather tricky set of questions for the public as a bit of Christmas fun.
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VIDEO: Kids Company sex abuse claims 'unfounded'

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 21:26
Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh describes how she "burst into tears" when police told her allegations of physical and sexual abuse at the charity were "entirely unfounded".
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VIDEO: Sheffield to Essex... via Berlin?

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 20:57
A consumer blogger travels home from Sheffield to Essex via Berlin, after discovering it was cheaper than the direct train.
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VIDEO: UK to accept Syrian child refugees

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 20:55
The UK is to accept an unspecified number of unaccompanied child refugees from Syria and other conflict zones, the government confirms.
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VIDEO: 'I can get my life back' - Libor defendant

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 16:34
Six former City brokers who have been cleared of helping to rig the Libor lending rate say they were made scapegoats for the scandal.
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Neolithic tomb in Spain reveals community in life and death

Stonepages - Thu, 2016-01-28 15:44
The Neolithic people are thought to have introduced new burial rituals - including megalithic tombs, which were used over an extended period of time as sites for collective burials and...
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Did interbreeding with Neanderthals strengthen our immune system?

Stonepages - Thu, 2016-01-28 15:43
Two independent studies, both recently published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, have both confirmed the belief that interbreeding between two of our ancestors, namely Neanderthals and Denisovans, has...
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VIDEO: Sheffield to Essex - via Berlin

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 15:32
A consumer blogger travels home from Sheffield to Essex via Berlin, after discovering it was cheaper than the direct train.
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VIDEO: Four uses for UK's 'landfill whales'

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 13:08
The carcasses of three sperm whales washed up on the Lincolnshire coast have been taken to landfill sites - but could they have been used for anything else?
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VIDEO: 'Fear of needles made me vomit'

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 12:22
Diabetic Sue York tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme how her needle phobia led to her becoming a recipient of a donor pancreas.
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VIDEO: Welsh NHS waits longer than England

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 10:36
NHS patients in Wales wait longer for treatment and diagnosis than patients in England for most of the main categories, BBC Wales can reveal.
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VIDEO: Beached whales taken to landfill

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 07:57
Three dead sperm whales that became stranded on the Lincolnshire coast have been removed from the beach.
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VIDEO: Brian Blessed tests tunnel acoustics

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 07:57
Brian Blessed explains his love of the Peak District and tests the acoustic of a former railway tunnel.
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VIDEO: Subbuteo surprise for fan's family

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 07:06
The family of boy who asked Father Christmas for a Subbuteo game shortly before he died in 1967 has been presented with a special edition set.
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VIDEO: Time-lapse of whales removed from beach

BBC test - Thu, 2016-01-28 00:28
The carcasses of three sperm whales washed up on the east coast are being taken to landfill sites.
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Alison Britton: Content and Form traces 40 years of maveric ceramics at the V&A

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2016-01-28 00:00
The V&A presents a survey of work by the influential British potter Alison Britton, spanning her career over the last 40 years and featuring more than 60 pieces.
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Magic, Witches and Devils in the Early Modern World: New exhibition shows diabolical encounters and ghosts from centuries ago

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2016-01-28 00:00
A new exhibition at Manchester's John Rylands Library looks at how the supernatural affected everyone from kings and queens to clergymen and maidservants.
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Small but worldly maps exhibition makes sense of human wandering at London's Store Street gallery

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2016-01-28 00:00
You Are Here, at the gallery in the shadow of the British Museum, is a selection of artistic interpretations of maps of London and across the world, says Chelsea Garner.
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VIDEO: Farmer attempts to bring back rare bird

BBC test - Wed, 2016-01-27 19:09
Farmer attempts to bring back rare bird
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VIDEO: Sailors rescued nine times in seven months

BBC test - Wed, 2016-01-27 19:06
Two amateur sailors attempting to sail from Norway to the US call on rescue services for the ninth time in seven months.
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