VIDEO: World record set at ploughing event

BBC test - Sat, 2015-02-28 19:18
A new world record is achieved at the 100th Mullahead ploughing match in County Armagh.
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VIDEO: May: Security services 'true heroes'

BBC test - Sat, 2015-02-28 19:04
The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has defended the security and intelligence agencies, describing them as "true heroes".
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VIDEO: Farage: 'I've been busy, not ill'

BBC test - Sat, 2015-02-28 19:00
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has insisted he is "fit as a flea" following rumours he was seriously ill.
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VIDEO: Pegida and counter rally held in UK

BBC test - Sat, 2015-02-28 11:57
Around 400 people are attending a rally in Newcastle organised by a group opposed to what it describes as the "Islamisation of Europe".
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VIDEO: Campaign to restore ballroom of romance

BBC test - Sat, 2015-02-28 09:24
Strictly Come Dancing has given momentum for a campaign to breathe new life into a derelict ballroom in Belfast.
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VIDEO: Pegida rally due in Newcastle

BBC test - Sat, 2015-02-28 09:01
Northumbria Police has said its officers will be out in force in Newcastle this morning as a rally by a group opposed to what they call the "Islamisation of Europe" is due to be held.
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VIDEO: Teacher: 'Jihadi John' had therapy

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 23:19
The BBC has learned that Mohammed Emwazi, who has been identified as the Islamic State extremist 'Jihadi John', had anger management therapy at his secondary school in north-west London.
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VIDEO: Meet the men who went part-time

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 20:26
Close to one million men are now choosing to reduce their hours and take part-time employment. Emma Simpson reports.
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VIDEO: Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 20:12
The former singer, Gary Glitter, has been jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980.
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VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 18:06
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.
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AUDIO: Ex-MI6 chief on 'Jihadi John' claims

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:12
The former head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop Mohammed Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John'" - from joining Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Inside UKIP's 'get Nigel elected' rally

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 16:10
Robin Brant reports from UKIP's Spring Conference in Margate, an event a senior party figure describes as a 'get Nigel elected' rally.
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VIDEO: Prince and Emperor meet in Japan

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 14:26
Prince William continues his visit to Japan, lunching with the Japanese Emperor Akihito, as Peter Hunt reports from Tokyo.
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VIDEO: The dress question stressing the world...

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 13:53
A debate has raged on social media over the colour of a dress which looks different to different people.
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VIDEO: Exclusive peek at Mary Queen of Scots

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 12:05
An exclusive peek around the studio where the first public statue to Mary Queen of Scots, in the country of her birth, is being created.
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AL:PS Fieldschool Website Launched

Wessex Archaeology - Fri, 2015-02-27 11:28
We’ve launched a website to support the new
Archaeological Landscapes : Professional Skills  Fieldschool. The fieldschool, on Upper Loch Torridon in the north-west Highlands, provides a unique opportunity for people to get first-hand experience of the history and archaeology of one of Scotland’s most beautiful regions. As the project develops the website will be a key resource for people wanting to keep up-to-date with our work in the area. The fieldschool is open to anyone with a passion for the past and for the landscapes which people have created. By attending the fieldschool, which supports the Archaeology Skills Passport, you will be able develop your professional skills, and enhance your CV if you are a student.  We are taking applications for the fieldschool now, with a deposit deadline of the 27 March 2015. For more information, and to apply for the fieldschool, please visit the AL:PS website. Shieldaig Peninsula  
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VIDEO: The town torn apart by child sex abuse

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 07:14
Five specially selected commissioners will take over the running of Rotherham council.
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VIDEO: Algeria siege: Families 'let down'

BBC test - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:16
A coroner has criticised the security at a gas plant in Algeria which was attacked by Islamist militants leaving 39 foreign workers dead, including seven British citizens and residents.
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Underwater archaeologists on why Mesolithic Britons were 2,000 years ahead of their time

24 Hour Museum - Fri, 2015-02-27 00:00
Two members of the archaeological team, Professor Vince Gaffney and Dr Robin Allaby, on the project which has revealed the farming links of people off the south coast 8,000 years ago.
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Dozens of scientists conserve Britain's oldest brain from face-down skull in Iron Age pit

24 Hour Museum - Fri, 2015-02-27 00:00
A quantity of bright yellow spongy material caught archaeologists by surprise in York in 2009, giving a team of 34 specialists the chance to conserve ancient brain tissue.
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