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VIDEO: Special education needs reformed

BBC test - Thu, 2014-09-04 15:32
Reforms that aim to give children and young people with special educational needs and their parents a greater say in the support they receive have come into effect in England.
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VIDEO: Clegg grilled on school meals by caller

BBC test - Thu, 2014-09-04 11:54
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was polite but curious after a very well-briefed caller rang his radio show to quiz him about school meals
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The Vols are Back in Town

Wessex Archaeology - Thu, 2014-09-04 09:25
The hum of chattering can be heard from the finds department once more as our dedicated team of volunteers returns from their summer break. Volunteers meet regularly on Wednesdays to process artefacts from Operation Nightingale projects and other community excavations. Post-excavation processing is an important task and usually involves washing, marking and packaging the artefacts ready for specialist analysis. The team is currently working on the finds from this year’s excavation at Barrow Clump. Find out more about our volunteering opportunities here  
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VIDEO: UK charity reports anti-semitism rise

BBC test - Thu, 2014-09-04 08:22
A charity set up to protect Britain's Jewish community has recorded its highest-ever monthly total of anti-semitic incidents.
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VIDEO: Call to end NHS-social care divide

BBC test - Thu, 2014-09-04 08:16
The NHS and social care systems in England need to be merged in the most radical overhaul since they were created in the 1940s, an independent review says.
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VIDEO: 'Landmark' special educational reform

BBC test - Thu, 2014-09-04 04:08
The recent reforms to special educational needs are described as the biggest for a "generation".
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VIDEO: Carswell: Tories are 'out-of-touch'

BBC test - Thu, 2014-09-04 01:07
Douglas Carswell has said the Conservative party is run by "out-of-touch elites", as he campaigns for UKIP in the Clacton by-election
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VIDEO: 'Oldest' model on staying young

BBC test - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:02
Model Carmen Dell'Orefice talks to BBC News about her 50-years collaborating with the fashion photographer Horst P Horst
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Bath's version of Great British Bake Off to support £19.3 million Abbey campaign

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:00
The public are being invited to take part in a day of baking and fine food, launching a campaign to restore Bath Abbey's floor in the home city of Bake Off judge Mary Berry.
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Basement Jaxx and Charles Darwin inspire 7 Bridges arts regeneration in south London

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:00
A party under a bridge at Loughborough Junction, in south London, will launch an explosion-inspired art project and World War I app this weekend.
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Campaigners call on Channel 4 to create Time Team special for archaeologist Mick Aston

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:00
Lee Brady, whose petition has earned thousands of signatures in support of an episode in honour of the Time Team hero, says the programme should hold a tribute dig.
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Dita von Teese and Scroobius Pip in Amy Winehouse show curated by singer's tattooist

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:00
Henry Hate, the singer's friend and tattooist, says an exhibition of street art-inspired works in aid of the Amy Winehouse Foundation will be "eye-popping".
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Digital artist to make public musicians with Laser Light Synths on side of Brighton church

24 Hour Museum - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:00
Seeing everyone as "innately musical" and promising to take care of the harmonies, artist Seb Lee-Delisle will allow the public to trigger a large-scale musical test.
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VIDEO: Roman jewellery found beneath shop

BBC test - Wed, 2014-09-03 23:57
Roman jewellery has been discovered during excavations at an Essex department store.
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VIDEO: Businesses rev up for motorsport cash

BBC test - Wed, 2014-09-03 22:33
The Motorsport Valley Launchpad event, in London's financial district, gave businesses a chance to meet potential investors and get their message across.
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VIDEO: Nicky Morgan: I will listen to teachers

BBC test - Wed, 2014-09-03 21:07
ON a visit to a school in Sutton, south London, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has told the BBC she will continue to implement the reforms of Michael Gove.
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AUDIO: Judge: Why I picked worst building

BBC test - Wed, 2014-09-03 20:30
A Carbuncle Cup judge explains why they named a Woolwich Tesco Britain's worst new building.
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VIDEO: Andrew Scott's Pride over new film

BBC test - Wed, 2014-09-03 19:42
Actor Andrew Scott on his new film Pride, which is about an alliance of miners and gay activists in the 1980s.
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VIDEO: Passions flare ahead of Scots vote

BBC test - Wed, 2014-09-03 19:33
It is just over two week until Scotland's independence referendum, and as the campaign nears its climax there is some concern that the passionate arguments on both sides could boil over into aggressive behaviour.
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VIDEO: 'Sorrow and shame' over IS daughter

BBC test - Wed, 2014-09-03 19:24
The parents of a Glasgow woman, believed to be in Syria, have issued an emotional plea for her to return home.
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