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Echoes of the Black Country

Thu, 2014-09-25 17:56
Industrial landscapes of the Midlands

Nostalgia for an old-fashioned milk bottle

Thu, 2014-09-25 17:54
Why did glass milk bottles disappear from our doorsteps?

Letter 'first to suggest tipping'

Thu, 2014-09-25 16:10
A British Library researcher claims to have discovered the first person to suggest the practice of adding service charges to hotel and restaurant bills.

'Make parents join school story-time'

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:58
Parents should be made to attend school story-time, children's author Michael Rosen urges schools.

Talk therapy 'best for social phobia'

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:49
Talking therapy is more effective than pills in treating social anxiety disorder, a study has found.

A life in conflict

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:47
How a journalist gained the trust of paramilitaries

Councils debate armed police row

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:45
Council leaders are to debate concerns about the presence of armed police officers on Scotland's streets.

15% of GP antibiotic courses 'fail'

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:44
Nearly one in seven antibiotic treatments given out by GPs for common infections over the last two decades in the UK have failed, researchers say.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:41
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Skills boost for creative industries

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:37
A new generation of games designers, animators and visual effects artists is on its way after a training pledge from government and the creative industries.

Does a five-year-old need to code?

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:34
Does a five-year-old need to code?

VIDEO: The drones that look like lampshades

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:33
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology news.

VIDEO: Indian PM Modi heads to the US

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:33
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in the US on Friday. The BBC's Yogita Limaye looks at what the countries hope to get out of the talks.

Energy firms 'too slow' on complaints

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:28
Customers with complaints about their gas or electricity service typically have to contact their supplier six times before their issue is resolved.

It's outer space, but with filling stations

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:27
It's outer space, but with filling stations

Will mayors one day rule the world?

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:26
Who are tomorrow's rulers of the world?

Hospital first to get top rating

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:24
Inspectors award the first "outstanding" rating for a hospital in England since Ofsted-style grading was introduced.

McGuinness' mother found IRA beret

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:15
Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness describes how his mother was traumatised to discover he was in the IRA after he left a beret in the house in the 1970s.

'Unspeakable abuse' of Uzbek inmates

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:14
Political prisoners in Uzbekistan suffer "unspeakable abuses" including torture and abysmal jail conditions, Human Rights Watch says.

VIDEO: The life of an emergency poet

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:14
The writer who wants to cure you with words
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