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  1. BBC Radio 6 Music launches vote to find favourite Bowie albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    David Bowie fans are being given the chance to pick their favourite of his albums, a year after he died at the age of 69. BBC Radio 6 Music is launching a listener vote to mark both the first anniversary of the music star's death and what would have been his 70th birthday. The station's presenters have compiled a shortlist of Bowie's records which listeners can pick from, including Aladdin Sane, Heroes, Low and Bowie's final album, Blackstar, which was released days before his death.

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  2. Vote to find favourite David Bowie album of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | Music-News.com

    In his BBC Radio 6 Music Breakfast Show tomorrow , Shaun Keaveny will launch a very special listener vote. Commemorating what would have been David Bowie's 70th birthday and to mark the first anniversary of his unexpected death, 6 Music launches a vote to find the listeners' favourite Bowie album from a Top 10 shortlist compiled by the station's presenters.

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  3. Catmose pupils have a day to remember at the BBCRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 31 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    BBC World News Director and BAFTA member, Richard Murrell, visited Catmose College earlier this year to talk to pupils about future careers. He was interviewed by the Catmose College Student Media Team and he was so impressed by their professionalism that he recently invited them to spend a day at BBC Broadcasting House.

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  4. "The busy world before you is unfurled": early BBC televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | MetaFilter

    The test transmission from August 1936 is shown in the documentary Television Comes to Bradford , followed by a 1986 interview with the singer, Helen McKay. Regular broadcasts began in November 1936.

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  5. Questions remain over Wiggins package - British MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Iol.co.za

    ... of exactly what was in this package, why it was ordered and the detail that you would want to know," Collins told BBC Radio 4. "Dave Brailsford told the committee he'd been told by the team doctor it was this drug called Fluimucil, which is readily ...

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  6. Fact fileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | BBC News

    It has been a momentous year for the BBC Reality Check team, covering first the EU referendum and then the US election. Our most read story of the year came on 24 June, the day Britain learned the result of the Brexit vote.

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  7. Tributes pour in as The Railway Children star Deddie Davies dies aged 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... the JM Barrie Award for a lifetime of unforgettable work for children on stage, film and television in an event at the BBC's Broadcasting House in London. Her long career in TV included roles in Doctors, The Bill, The Forsyte Saga and Some Mothers ...

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  8. Christopher Stevens reviews last night's Insert Name Here and This Time Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Daily Mail

    The BBC's problem... what to do with Sue now Bake Off's gone: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV How do you solve a problem like Sue Perkins? How do you take her quiff and pin it down? How do you make her stay, even on BBC pay? How do you utilise her now Bake Off's gone? With Christmas so close, I've got all the songs from The Sound Of Music ringing in my head, and it seems to me that the Beeb faces the same problem as the Mother Superior in that timeless Julie Andrews musical: what to do with a talented and unconventional personality? Julie wanted to skip across Austrian mountainsides with her guitar, and so she made the ideal children's governess.

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  9. The journey of a Christmas card: From depot to DerekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | BBC News

    Royal Mail has warned customers not to get caught out as the last posting date for first-class Christmas delivery is Wednesday. BBC Wales posted a Christmas card to forecaster Derek Brockway and followed its journey from Cardiff's mail depot on Penarth Road to Broadcasting House.

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  10. Prostate Cancer Treatment Called 'Transformative'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WebMD

    ... you. The therapy features lasers and a drug made from deep sea bacteria, and does not cause severe side effects, BBC News reported. A clinical trial of 413 prostate cancer patients at 47 hospitals across Europe found that 49 percent had no remaining ...

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  11. Furry Friends: Country scenes in west Dorset from the Dewhurst family albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... moments and shared experiences, amateur photography offers an intimate portrait of Britain's social history. Now a BBC programme wants to celebrate that desire and is looking for families who have been documenting their lives through the lens for ...

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  12. Bruce Springsteen Reveals His a oeDesert Island Discsa ; Picks Include...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    Bruce Springsteen recently shared his list of eight "Desert Island Discs" during an interview with the U.K.'s BBC Radio 4, and among the recordings are memorable tunes by some of the most beloved rock and soul artists of the 1950s and 1960s. Appearing on the Boss' lists are songs by such legends as Bob Dylan , Elvis Presley , The Beatles , The Rolling Stones , Van Morrison , Marvin Gaye , James Brown and The Four Tops .

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  13. Bruce Springsteen Reveals His "Desert Island Discs"; Picks Include...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    Bruce Springsteen recently shared his list of eight "Desert Island Discs" during an interview with the U.K.'s BBC Radio 4, and among the recordings are memorable tunes by some of the most beloved rock and soul artists of the 1950s and 1960s. Appearing on the Boss' lists are songs by such legends as Bob Dylan , Elvis Presley , The Beatles , The Rolling Stones , Van Morrison , Marvin Gaye , James Brown and The Four Tops .

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  14. Farage wants to be 'bridge' between UK and TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | BBC News

    Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he wants to be a "bridge" between the UK and Donald Trump's incoming US administration. However, speaking to BBC Radio 4's Broadcasting House programme, Mr Farage claimed cabinet ministers had been banned from talking to him.

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  15. How - 1984' Became an Overnight SensationBy John SutherlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    ... into their pupils like imams in a madrasa. All this changed with Nigel Kneale's "horror" adaptation, put out by the BBC on Sunday evening, 12 December 1954. With it the novel's rise to supersellerdom took off like a Guy Fawkes rocket from a milk ...

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  16. Ilmingtona s Christmas story from 1934 revisitedRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Stratford Herald

    ... she always wore a hat like a French onion seller." According to Mark, the whole endeavour was a huge undertaking for the BBC, with shortwave radio very much in its infancy; it took the corporation two whole weeks to set up, record and decamp. Mark ...

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  17. Chris Evans' stolen bicycle traced nine months later - but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Officers have located the Radio 2 presenter 's bike nine months after it went missing from BBC Broadcasting House in Central London. The dad of three, 50, who is married to golfer Natasha Shishmanian, 36, told his radio show listeners: "Do you remember when I had my bike nicked from outside here? Well, yesterday the police phoned me.

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  18. Strictly finalists hide their nerves as they get ready for finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Salisbury Journal

    Louise Redknapp, 42, Danny Mac, 28, and Ore Oduba, 30, will be competing for the coveted glitterball on Saturday night. The trio grinned as they arrived separately for a press conference at BBC Broadcasting House, in advance of the last show in the series.

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  19. Louise Redknapp is chic in smart black coat and blouse as she gears up for Strictly finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... on Saturday night's Strictly Come Dancing final. But Louise Redknapp was showing no sign of nerves as she headed to BBC Broadcasting House for a press conference to promote the show on Thursday. The 42-year-old ex-girl band singer smiled broadly as ...

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  20. Adele, Coldplay Among Winners of 2016 BBC Music Awards; Full ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Monday December 12th, the music world once again united for the star-studded BBC MUSIC AWARDS which this year took place at the ExCeL London. Broadcast on BBC One and bbc.co.uk/musicawards with programming on Radio 1 and Radio 2, hosted by Fearne Cotton and Claudia Winkleman the star-studded event celebrated the best in popular music from the last 12 months with spectacular performances and surprising collaborations from some of the biggest names in the business.

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