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VIDEO: How WW1 shaped a poet's life

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:33
Robert Graves's memories of the horrors of fighting

VIDEO: The teetotaller's hospital

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:22
London's abandoned Victorian Temperance Hospital

Saving lives on the Ebola front line

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:16
'The first thing we saw was a baby being buried'

Shakespeare's Globe: Theatrical laboratory

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:13
Turning Shakespeare's theatre into a living laboratory

VIDEO: Inside a laboratory battling Ebola

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:11
Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes a look around a makeshift laboratory trying to battle the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.

More than five-a-day 'no effect'

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:05
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.

VIDEO: Sun bracelet measures UV exposure

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:01
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.

Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:01
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.

Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies

Tue, 2014-07-29 14:26
The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.

VIDEO: East Coast beaches 'fast disappearing'

Tue, 2014-07-29 14:23
Up to half a mile of land is being lost every 50 years due to coastal erosion, as Sian Lloyd reports.

Home nations win three golds in pool

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:59
England's Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, as does Wales' Georgia Davies.

Tevez father freed after kidnapping

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:50
The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.

Record breaking Games for Glasgow

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:41
As Glasgow becomes Scotland's most successful Games, more records are broken by athletes and visitors alike.

VIDEO: 'Children look at me as an agony aunt'

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:17
As a theatrical version of one of her books arrives in the West End, Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been talking to the BBC about the responsibilities of being a writer for children.

First flamingo egg 'for eight years'

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:05
Flamingos at a wildlife centre in Wearside produce their first egg in eight years, according to the charity that runs it.

Rugby star guilty of model's assault

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:56
Wales rugby star Ian Gough is found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill, days after her engagement to pop star Dane Bowers.

VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:51
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.

Twitter shares surge on user growth

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:48
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:25
More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.

Anderson's best effort this season - Agnew

Tue, 2014-07-29 12:19
After England’s batsmen got back on track in the third Test against India, the bowlers - especially James Anderson - have followed suit, writes Jonathan Agnew.
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