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  1. Could this Dalek exterminate superbugs? Project to find new drugs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... discover new strains of antibiotic, by gathering bacteria from as many people as possible. In the latest episode of BBC's Inside Science radio programme, Dr Adam Rutherford took swabs from a Dalek (pictured) in the BBC headquarters Dr Adam Roberts ...

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  2. Gung-Ho! giant obstacle course in Newcastle to help raise funds for Children In NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    Watch how you can raise funds for the BBC charity Children In Need when Gung-Ho! comes to Newcastle Racecourse in July Fun-seekers are being asked to Gung-Ho! and help raise money for charity when the giant inflatable obstacle course comes to Newcastle next month. Discounted tickets are now available for anyone wanting to take part and raise money for BBC's Children In Need at the same time.

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  3. Edinburgh's International Book Festival unveils 'Project No Fear' for its 2016 programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... Mears will also attend, as will former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Mark Thompson, the former director general of the BBC, will launch an argument on "why the internet and 24 hour news has failed to lead to better democracy" at the festival which ...

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  4. How A Doctor Who Dalek Might Help To Exterminate SuperbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    BBC's legendary time travel series Doctor Who has aired for more than half a century, and no villains have been nearly as consistently dastardly as the Daleks . Now, however, there's one very special Dalek that may help ensure the health of the entire planet.

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  5. Alan Cumming and Nicola Sturgeon to appear at Edinburgh International Book FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... Mears will also attend, as will former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Mark Thompson, the former director general of the BBC, will launch an argument on "why the internet and 24 hour news has failed to lead to better democracy" at the festival which ...

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  6. Edinburgh International Book Festival line up revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Newsday

    Actor Alan Cumming, former BBC director general Mark Thomson; cyclist Chris Boardman, ex-PM Gordon Brown, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and The Charlatans' Tim Burgess will appear at the festival Hollywood actor Alan Cumming and former prime minister Gordon Brown are among the big names taking part in the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival . Survival expert Ray Mears, former BBC director general Mark Thompson and The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess are also in the diverse line-up.

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  7. There is a Dalek in the BBC that could actually help save your lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Radio Times

    There is a Dalek in the BBC that, far from wanting to exterminate, could actually end up saving all of humanity. Now, let's explain.

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  8. Scots actor Alan Cumming among star names at Edinburgh book festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Daily Record

    HOLLYWOOD actor Alan Cumming and survival expert Ray Mears are among the big names taking part in the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival . American author Jonathan Safran Foer, former BBC director general Mark Thompson and cyclists David Millar, Chris Boardman and Mark Beaumont are also in the line-up.

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  9. Nicola Sturgeon & Kenny MacAskill set for Edinburgh book festivalRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    ... secretary Kenny MacAskill will also be discussing his controversial new book on the Lockerbie bombing , while the former BBC director general Mark Thompson will discuss the impact of the internet and 24-hour news media on democracy. Military experts ...

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  10. Regent's Park Time SpannerRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Diamond Geezer

    It's a familiar problem. How to fill the gap at the BBC Radio Theatre between getting the sticker on your ticket and the studio doors opening.

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  11. Erik Huggers Announced as an IBC Conference Keynote SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Freshnews

    ... OnCue system, which was later acquired by Verizon. Before Intel, Erik was an executive board member responsible for the BBC's Future Media & Technology division, where he launched BBC iPlayer, one of the first premium online video services. Erik has ...

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  12. Carla Lane was the Liver Bird the BBC never quite knew how to handle, Christopher StevensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... family day out with dad and Charlotte at horse trials Warm, witty and brutally honest, Carla Lane was the Liver bird the BBC never quite knew how to handle, writes CHRISTOPHER STEVENS She was one of television's most successful writers, a comedy ...

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  13. Viewers LOVED Russell T Daviesa A Midsummer Nighta s DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Gay Times

    Last night a wonderful thing happened. The UK sat down not only to watch Shakespeare on the BBC, but a queer modern day re-imagining of A Midsummer Night's Dream adapted by the one and only Russell T Davies.

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  14. "I felt myself shutting down." Presenter Kaye Adams on dementia experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... unit designed to help student nurses empathise with and better understand how to care for patients. Kaye and her BBC Radio Scotland colleague John Beattie, were "aged" with special equipment for a new series 'Memories and Conversations' focused on ...

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  15. Watch the BBC Doctors cast play the 'Doctors' game ahead of the British Soap AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Speaking to us from the heart of BBC's New Broadcasting House for Mirror Online's SOAP WEEK , Sarah Moyle , Matt Chambers and Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh have tried their hand at playing doctors. We've given the cast members a series of phobias to see if they have what it takes to be real practitioners.

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  16. Eleanor de Freitas' father breaks down in court as he faces Alexander EconomouRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... accused of harassing Mr de Freitas by sending explicit images of his daughter when he gave interviews, including one to BBC Radio 4's Today programme host John Humphrys, criticising the CPS for taking over the prosecution. The night before the Radio ...

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  17. Why I think it's a joke my Dad's paid more than the PM: That's what ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Mail on Sunday

    Why I think it's a joke my Dad's paid more than the PM: That's what the daughter of Justin Webb said recently. Here she and her dad go head to head This week Radio 4 Today presenter Justin Webb told how he was horrified to be criticised over his BBC pay - said to be higher than Prime Minister David Cameron's A 143,462 - by his 16-year-old daughter.

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  18. Broadcasting House can be extended, planners sayRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Manx Radio has been given approval for an extension, which includes three studios and even a green room on the second floor, together with a news room, interview room and news studio on the first floor as well as an office area for BBC news.

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  19. Attleborough and south Norfolk groups celebrate funding boostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Eastern Daily Press

    Two organisations working with vulnerable children and young people across Attleborough and south Norfolk are celebrating a 15,000 funding boost from BBC Children in Need Attleborough's Club 99 has received A 5,975 to run a five week summer holiday play scheme for more than 70 children and young people facing a range of challenges and difficulties that affect their confidence and access to opportunities. Funding will help cover the cost of staff who can provide a safe and welcoming environment, where project participants can enjoy crafts, cookery lessons, sports, music and day trips.

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  20. Antiques Roadshow all set for Arley Hall visitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Northwich Guardian

    IT is time to dust off your treasures for a great, free day out as BBC One's ever-popular Sunday evening programme Antiques Roadshow comes to Arley Hall and Gardens on Wednesday, June 1. Many of Britain's leading antiques and fine arts specialists will be on hand to offer free advice and valuations to visitors, who are invited to raid their attics and bring along their family heirlooms, household treasures and car-boot sale bargains for inspection by the experts. Presenter Fiona Bruce said: "The best part of working on Antiques Roadshow is that we never know who or what is going to turn up on the day.

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