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VIDEO: Lulu: 'I've had an incredible life'

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 11:53
Lulu tells BBC Breakfast about the making of her new album, Making Life Rhyme and the ups and downs that inspired it.
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VIDEO: The UK economy: Facts and figures

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 10:18
BBC News looks at some of the facts and figures about the UK economy.
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AS: Nimrud Destruction Video Released

Heritage Daily - Mon, 2015-04-13 09:39

Welcome to Archaeoscoop. In this series we bring you breaking news, headlines and interviews from the archaeological world.

Links:

Islamic State video ‘shows destruction of Nimrud':

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-32273672

Isis video shows complete destruction of ancient city of Nimrud in Iraq :

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-video-shows-complete-destruction-of-ancient-city-of-nimrud-in-iraq-10170469.html

 

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VIDEO: 'My father left and took his own life'

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 09:38
Suicide claims thousands of lives every year - but figures show that men are around four times more likely to kill themselves than women.
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VIDEO: Nick Robinson: Taking another step

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:30
BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson takes another step back to reporting after his recent operation.
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VIDEO: Kid's question Cameron couldn't answer

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 07:37
Which kids question left the Prime Minister stumped?
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VIDEO: Family pay tribute to ski death boy

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 07:11
The family of a seven-year-old boy who died on a skiing holiday in the French Alps have been paying tribute to him.
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VIDEO: Lansbury and Spacey honoured at Oliviers

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:33
Dame Angela Lansbury picked up her first Olivier award last night after a 40 year absence from the West End.
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VIDEO: The moment Spieth won the Masters

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:13
American Jordan Spieth equalled the lowest winning score in Masters history to cap a dominant display at Augusta and win his first major.
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VIDEO: Meet the tweeting shepherd

BBC test - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:01
Sheep farmer James Rebanks has landed a book deal and radio adaptation after gaining more than 40,000 followers on social media.
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From Woking to the World: The Jam exhibition to be co-curated by Paul Weller's sister at Somerset House

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:00
Paul Weller says a summer exhibition devoted to The Jam, including personal items from the collections of his former bandmates, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler, will be "incredible".
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Monster, villain and clown: Richard III tried to hide scoliosis before cruel depictions were made, new research says

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:00
The king could have tried to hide his scoliosis before his body was exhibited following his death at the Battle of Bosworth, says the University of Leicester's Dr Mary Ann Lund.
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Prunella Clough's Unconsidered Wastelands reconsidered at Osborne Samuel

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:00
Prunella Clough's Unconsidered Wastelands come under the spotlight in a show of more than 70 paintings and works on paper by the famously self-effacing artist at London's Osborne Samuel.
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VIDEO: What do voters want from manifestos?

BBC test - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:44
Several political parties will have launched their election manifestos by the end of the week, but what do voters hope to see included?
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VIDEO: 'Spend, spend, spend' Pools winner dies

BBC test - Sun, 2015-04-12 19:46
Viv Nicholson, who became famous overnight when she said she would "spend, spend, spend" a £152,000 Pools win in 1961, has died aged 79.
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Two decorated menhirs discovered in Val Venosta

Stonepages - Sun, 2015-04-12 13:44
Archaeologists have officially announced the discovery of a couple of stelae-statues - antropomorphic standing stones - in Val Venosta, a valley in the western part of South Tyrol, Italy. The...
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Are Neanderthal bone flutes the work of Ice Age hyenas?

Stonepages - Sun, 2015-04-12 13:43
A study published in Royal Society Open Science says the so-called 'Neanderthal bone flutes', often said to be the oldest musical instruments, are simply the bones of cave bear cubs...
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How Europeans evolved white skin

Stonepages - Sun, 2015-04-12 13:42
A new study shows that pale skin, as well as other traits such as tallness and the ability to digest milk as adults, arrived relatively recently in much of Europe....
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VIDEO: Alps instructor: 'It is easy to fall'

BBC test - Sat, 2015-04-11 18:23
Yann Westercamp, a ski instructor in the French ski resort Flaine, explains how a British child may have died in a skiing accident.
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VIDEO: Confetti for Murray and his bride

BBC test - Sat, 2015-04-11 18:06
Tennis star Andy Murray has married his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in a ceremony in his hometown of Dunblane.
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