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In search of the perfect Full English

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:17
In search of the perfect Full English breakfast

Cyclists gear up for 100-mile race

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:15
More than 24,000 cyclists are gearing up to ride 100 miles (160.9 km) through London and Surrey at the RideLondon event.

When New York was graffiti central

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:11
When New York was famous for being covered with graffiti

Diner offers prayer discount

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:06
How a US cafe's 15% 'prayer discount' sparked an internet row

VIDEO: Amazon under threat by illegal mining

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
A surge in illegal gold mining has destroyed vast areas of the Amazon forest in Brazil.

Government reveals green plan

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
The Scottish government is to publish a report which, it says, highlights the environmental benefits of independence.

VIDEO: Loom bands craze 'inspiring art'

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:48
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith investigated whether loom bands are inspiring artists and fashion designers.

VIDEO: Gaza air strikes and rocket attacks resume

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:04
Israel launches air strikes into Gaza after Palestinian rockets are fired at the end of a three-day truce.

'Sketchy' app sparks racism row

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:02
A new app called SketchFactor, which uses crowd-sourced data to alert users to 'sketchy' areas, is in hot water after some accuse it of being racist.

Argentine 'stolen grandson' speaks

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:02
An Argentine musician who was taken from his parents during military rule speaks of his joy of being reunited with his grandmother, a top campaigner.

Forster on brink of Southampton move

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:57
Fraser Forster is on the verge of joining Southampton after they agreed a fee of £10m with Scottish champions Celtic.

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