Curator's Choice: Meg McHugh on Olympic bike racing stars and boneshakers

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-07-21 00:00
A "very heavy" Boneshaker from 1868 and Victoria Pendleton's aerodynamic vehicle from the 2012 Olympics are among the highlights at MOSI's new exhibition.
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Festival of Archaeology 2014: The story of an early Bronze Age lunula found in Dorset

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-07-21 00:00
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen, the Finds Liaison Officer for Dorset, tells Culture24 about landowners chucking cows out of fields and neck rings found in grave settings.
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VIDEO: Flooding hits eastern England

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 23:38
Flash flooding has caused havoc in parts of eastern England.
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VIDEO: Three injured after car goes over cliff

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 23:37
Three teenagers have been injured after a car fell about 30ft (9m) down a cliff in Kent on Saturday night.
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VIDEO: The moment McIlroy won the Open

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 18:39
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy holes a par putt on the final hole to win the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.
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70,000 year-old African settlement unearthed

Past Horizons - Sun, 2014-07-20 18:10
During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists have discovered the remains of a settlement estimated to 70,000 years old
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VIDEO: Reservoir swimming warning in Wales

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 15:15
Water companies are warning people not to swim in reservoirs to cool off during the warm weather.
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VIDEO: Birthday photo for Prince George

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 12:56
An official photograph of Prince George has been released to mark his first birthday on Tuesday.
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VIDEO: Assisted dying law has 'safeguards'

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:44
The bill to introduce assisted dying in the UK contains requisite checks and balances, says Former Solicitor General Lord Falconer.
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Ancient log boats found in Irish lake

Stonepages - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:06
For up to 4,500 years, sunken dug-out canoes have been lying on the bottom of Lough Corrib in County Galway, in the far west of Ireland. The lake's shores and...
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VIDEO: March in London over Gaza crisis

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:16
Thousands of people have marched through central London to call for an end to Israel's ground campaign and rocket attacks on Gaza.
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VIDEO: Troubled Glasgow tower reopens

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:07
The Glasgow Science Centre tower has reopened to the public after being closed for almost four years.
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VIDEO: Lightning storms captured on film

BBC test - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:00
Lightning storms across England have been filmed on mobile phones and widely shared on social media.
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8,000-year-old skull found in Norway

Stonepages - Sat, 2014-07-19 11:47
Archaeologists in Norway have found what could be an 8,000 year old human skull containing traces of brain matter. The finding at a site in Stokke, Vestfold, was among a...
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Discoveries shed light on Mesolithic and Early Neolithic in Denmark

Stonepages - Sat, 2014-07-19 11:41
In 1999 the bones of several elk were excavated from Lundby bog, in the south of Denmark's largest island - Zealand. Archaeologists then dated some of the remains to between...
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VIDEO: Review scheme aims to help victims

BBC test - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:51
A scheme to allow victims of crime to challenge decisions of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has resulted in nearly 150 suspects being charged in the last year.
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VIDEO: Piracy alerts to be sent to households

BBC test - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:26
Warning emails are to be sent to people who are downloading music and films illegally.
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VIDEO: Assisted dying bill passes first hurdle

BBC test - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:20
A bill to legalise assisted dying has passed its second reading in the Lords on Friday without a vote.
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Happy birthday Discovery Museum: Pictures from Newcastle's home of history past

24 Hour Museum - Sat, 2014-07-19 00:00
Who knew that Tyneside's most popular history venue used to have a different name and live in a former bacon warehouse? The Discovery Museum celebrates 80 years.
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Festival of Archaeology 2014: Roman gold, a medieval matrix and an amulet in Cornwall

24 Hour Museum - Sat, 2014-07-19 00:00
Anna Tyacke, the Finds Liaison Officer for Cornwall, chooses a Roman gold bracelet or neck fragment, a medieval silver seal matrix and a first pestle amulet.
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