VIDEO: Could stately homes close to the public?

BBC test - Fri, 2015-11-13 06:19
The cost of maintaining Britain's stately homes could make opening them to the public a thing of the past, the Historic Houses Association warns.
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VIDEO: Dancing across the cultural divide

BBC test - Fri, 2015-11-13 00:01
Bharatanatyam dancer Seeta Patel and Royal Ballet soloist Nicol Edmonds are collaborating in a performance for Indian PM Shri Narendra Modi.
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VIDEO: Leader of communist cult on trial

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 22:47
The leader of a communist cult effectively imprisoned his own daughter for 30 years and carried out a "brutal" campaign of "sexual degradation" against followers, a court has heard.
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VIDEO: Modi in the UK: Day one in 60 seconds

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 19:01
India's PM Narendra Modi is visiting the UK for three days.
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VIDEO: Police make tea for 'lonely 999 couple'

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 18:20
Police officers came to the aid of an elderly couple who dialled 999 because they were lonely - with a cup of tea.
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VIDEO: Chickens' winter woolies to keep warm

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 18:10
A woman from Falmouth in Cornwall is knitting jumpers for her hens to keep them warm and raise money for charity.
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VIDEO: Residents' fears over waste plant fire

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 14:29
People living near a major fire at a waste plant in Londonderry express concerns about the possible impact on their health.
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VIDEO: The row over David Cameron's council letter

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 13:45
David Cameron has criticised spending cuts in Oxfordshire in a letter to the Country Council leader.
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VIDEO: Abigail hits UK

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 12:29
The first storm to be officially named by the Met Office has hit the UK. It's set to bring winds of up to 90 mph across the far north of UK through Thursday night. Nick Miller has more.
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VIDEO: 'Becky was scared of her stepbrother'

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 11:53
The best friend of Becky Watts has told the Victoria Derbyshire programme that the teenager was "scared" of her stepbrother Nathan Matthews.
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VIDEO: Clooney at homeless cafe: 'I'm good with stew'

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 11:30
George Clooney visits the Social Bite cafe in Edinburgh which helps homeless people.
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VIDEO: India's business ties with the UK

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 09:22
As India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the UK, here is a guide to the trade and investment links between India and the UK.
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VIDEO: Gujarat murder families seek justice

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 01:31
The family of Britons killed in violence in India 13 years ago are urging David Cameron to seek justice for the two men when he meets Indian leader Narendra Modi.
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VIDEO: When Hitchcock met Truffaut

BBC test - Thu, 2015-11-12 01:22
In 1962 Alfred Hitchcock agreed to participate in an audio interview conducted by French New Wave director Francois Truffaut over an eight-day period.
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VIDEO: Unemployment falls to seven-year low

BBC test - Wed, 2015-11-11 19:06
Unemployment in the UK falls to a seven-year low of 5.3% in the three months to September, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirms.
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VIDEO: Dozens fall ill at Yorkshire school

BBC test - Wed, 2015-11-11 18:54
Up to 40 pupils simultaneously fall ill at Outwood Academy in Ripon.
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VIDEO: Prickly fight for new national animal

BBC test - Wed, 2015-11-11 18:08
An MP has started a prickly debate about what should be the UK's national symbol.
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A-S: Ben Carson, Pyramids & Public Archaeology!

Heritage Daily - Wed, 2015-11-11 17:58

Welcome to Archaeo-Scope. In this series we take an archaeological perspective on modern culture; asking questions about current trends and observations from around the world.

Today, I examine the furore surrounding Ben Carson and his opinion about the Pyramids…

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VIDEO: Armistice Day: 11 places at 11th hour

BBC test - Wed, 2015-11-11 17:21
A two-minute silence has been observed to commemorate the dead of two world wars, and all later conflicts.
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VIDEO: Man caught cutting open Porsche roof

BBC test - Wed, 2015-11-11 15:25
A would-be thief has been caught on camera cutting open the roof of a convertible Porsche and trying to drive it away.
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