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British Museum offers Bronze Age VR

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:14
A second UK museum has started using virtual reality to give visitors a new view of its collection.
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Six in court over Becky Watts' death

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:03
Six people have appeared in court in connection with the death of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, ahead of a trial set for 6 October.
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Woman shot in head in seagulls row

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:58
A woman was shot in the head with an air rifle after challenging another woman about her shooting seagulls in a village square, a court hears.
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'Miracle' no-one hurt in crane crush

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:51
The mayor of a Dutch town where two cranes toppled over and flattened buildings below says it was a "miracle" no-one was injured.
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Family's despair after Pakistan convict hanged

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:50
Shafqat Hussain met his family one last time before midnight, then was hanged shortly before dawn at the jail in Karachi, reports the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil.
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Ferry crashes into dock due to wind

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:44
A ferry, carrying 650 people heading from north Wales to Ireland, crashes into a dock during strong wind.
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Controversy over Pakistan execution

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:44
Pakistan executes Shafqat Hussain, convicted of killing a child in 2004, despite appeals from campaigners and claims that he was a minor when found guilty.
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Rugby stars issue pub apology

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:30
A pub receives an apology after claims Northampton Saints rugby players smashed glasses, intimidated staff and urinated in a garden on a night out.
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Corbyn: I'll reindustrialise the North

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:29
Jeremy Corbyn is calling for the "re-industrialisation" of northern England through higher spending on transport, housing and broadband while Andy Burnham pledges help for part-time workers.
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VIDEO: Bollywood horror filmed in UK

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:23
Bollywood is not normally associated with the suspense genre but now it is biting back with a home counties horror film - and the BBC has been granted exclusive access.
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Iran PR truck sparks security alert

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:18
A mobile home being used to promote Iran is at the centre of a major security alert in central London, resulting in the evacuation of the Science Museum.
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Treasury sells RBS stake at £1bn loss

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:17
The government begins its sell-off of shares in part-nationalised lender Royal Bank of Scotland, raising £2.1bn, a third below the price it paid.
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VIDEO: Waves batter cars prompting 'sea ban'

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:10
Cars are moved by large waves and people are advised not to enter the sea at a number of beaches as bad weather hits the south-west of England.
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Small bomb found during city alert

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 13:05
A small bomb has been found and removed during an alert in west Belfast.
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Thousands back holocaust hero stamp

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:53
More than 67,000 people back a campaign for Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children during the Holocaust, to be immortalised on a postage stamp.
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Malema corruption case thrown out

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:43
A court in South Africa throws out fraud and corruption charges against left-wing opposition leader Julius Malema.
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Man jailed for brother-in-law murder

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:27
A man who murdered his brother-in-law with a sledgehammer and axe is jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years in prison.
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McIlroy recovery 'progressing well'

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:25
Rory McIlroy's ankle injury is progressing well but there is no word yet on whether he will defend his US PGA title next week.
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Bonobos' clue to speech evolution

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:59
A study finds that wild bonobos use a single high-pitched call in a variety of contexts, showing a linguistic flexibility that was thought to be uniquely human.
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Who was Ted Heath?

BBC News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:59
A profile of former Conservative Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath.
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