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AUDIO: Government accused over fracking survey

BBC test - Mon, 2014-08-11 10:07
A Green Party MP has accused the government of having "something to hide" after the publication of a partly redacted analysis of the potential effects of fracking for shale gas.
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Photographer returns to Normandy as Royal Armouries Fort Nelson marks D-Day anniversary

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-08-11 09:45
The wider landscape of the Normandy beaches are the focus of a thoughtful display of photographs by Russell Squires at Fort Nelson marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
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Fancy a road trip with Tracey Emin? It's all smiles as Vauxhall Art Car Boot Sale hits the road

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-08-11 09:45
The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Sale is back with a stint in Brick Lane on June 8 before hitting the road for the Liverpool Biennial and Folkestone Triennial.
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In Pictures: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2014

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-08-11 09:45
From the flooded fields of Bangladesh to the eroded coastal cliffs of Yorkshire, the 2014 Environmental Photographer of the Year competition has yielded some stunning imagery.
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AUDIO: Why I changed my birth certificate

BBC test - Mon, 2014-08-11 09:21
The first donor-conceived person in Britain to have the man named as her father legally removed from her birth certificate is supporting a campaign to overhaul the way births are registered in the UK.
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VIDEO: Heavy wind and rain hit east of England

BBC test - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:51
Richard Daniel reports on storms and heavy rain cause disruption in the east of England as the remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha sweep across the country.
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"I love the idea of art that can be touched": Bristol Biennial plans September surprises

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:00
Grass men and fountains transformed into cranberry farms will be part of the Bristol Biennial when it returns for a second time next month, says Artistic Director Hannah Clark.
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Archaeologists shocked to find 5,000-year-old battlefield in prehistoric Cardiff

24 Hour Museum - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:00
Arrowheads, awls, scrapers and polished stone axe fragments point to conflict at Caerau, where a six-year-old boy made the first discovery in a Neolithic ditch.
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AUDIO: Frank Maloney now living as a woman

BBC test - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:40
The boxing promoter Frank Maloney has revealed that he is undergoing gender reassignment and now lives as a woman called Kellie.
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VIDEO: Charity song marks WWI centenary

BBC test - Sun, 2014-08-10 09:22
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.
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VIDEO: Ambulances 'queuing for hours'

BBC test - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:39
About 300,000 ambulances were left queuing outside hospitals in England last year with patients waiting to be seen in A&E, according to data obtained by Labour under the Freedom of Information Act.
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VIDEO: High winds and rain sweep across UK

BBC test - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:04
High winds and flash floods are expected on Sunday as the remains of Hurricane Bertha hit parts of the UK, with volunteers from the Red Cross on standby in case homes need to be evacuated.
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VIDEO: UK to send NHS team to Gaza

BBC test - Sat, 2014-08-09 21:25
The BBC's Andy Moore spoke to trauma surgeon, Professor Chris Bulstrode, as he prepares to travel to Gaza as part of a team of NHS medical experts.
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VIDEO: Dolphins and man o'war on oceans swim

BBC test - Sat, 2014-08-09 10:50
Adam Walker is the first Briton to complete the Ocean's 7 challenge, a tough series of long-distance, open-water swims.
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AUDIO: Warsi: I can live with myself

BBC test - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:15
The former cabinet minister, Baroness Warsi, has accused the government of showing a "lack of support for international justice and accountability" over the situation in Gaza.
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VIDEO: Superman wants to save the animals

BBC test - Sat, 2014-08-09 08:17
Henry Cavill, who plays Superman in Man of Steel film, becomes an ambassador for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.
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VIDEO: Council warning over laughing gas

BBC test - Sat, 2014-08-09 08:10
Councils across England and Wales issue a warning about the dangers of "laughing gas", used by some as a recreational drug.
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Kangaroos, dingoes, Tahiti and Australia: Arts and Science of Exploration at Queen’s House

24 Hour Museum - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:00
From Tahiti to Australia, Royal Museums Greenwich's new show follows Captain James Cook's voyages between 1768 and 1780 through the eyes and easels of artists.
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Palaeontologists discover new dog-sized dinosaur species in Venezuela

24 Hour Museum - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:00
A new dinosaur species the size of a small dog has been identified by scientists from the Natural History Museum and the University of Zürich.
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VIDEO: Nick Park on counting his sheep

BBC test - Fri, 2014-08-08 21:40
Up to 120 giant sculptures, depicting Shaun the Sheep in a variety of guises, will form a major public arts trail across London and Bristol next year.
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