Whaling’s ‘uncomfortable’ scientific legacy – BBC News

June 25, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Sabin: “We actively use this data for marine conservation purposes now” It’s a curious thing to see a group of early whale foetuses up close – to see beings so small that have the potential to become so big. But what really strikes you, especially in those initial developmental stages, is how familiar the forms look. How like an early human foetus, they appear. “This is something you see time …

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News Daily: Van hits crowd near mosque – BBC News

June 19, 2017

… London’s Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan has said people in Kensington, west London. are “sick to death of platitudes from politicians” following the Grenfell Tower fire. He complained of “years of neglect” by the council and a “poor response” by the government to what he called a “preventable accident”. Meanwhile, ministers say households who lost their homes will receive 5,500 each. The BBC understands about 70 people may have died in last …

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Matador Fatally Gored After He Trips On Cape In French Bullring

June 19, 2017

The death of Basque matador Ivan Fandino, whose chest was pierced by a horn of a bull called Burp, was the second fatal goring of a Spanish matador in a year. Fandino, 36, died Saturday after the violent confrontation at the Aire-sur-lAdour bullfighting festival near Pau in southern France, the BBC reported. As the matador turned from the bull, his feet became entangled in his cape, which he dropped and he fell. The animal then attacked Fandino as the audience gasped repeatedly, even as other …

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London fire: Queen reflects on ‘sombre national mood’ – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… told BBC Newsnight the government was doing all it could to help. The PM said: “I’ve heard stories yesterday from the emergency services about the issues around the fire. “That’s why I came straight back to Downing Street and I ordered a public inquiry. “And we’ll make sure that takes place as soon as possible to get to the bottom of this.” Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May says 5m will be available for …

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The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

June 15, 2017

… ever solo show, Graffiti Nation, at Bristols Upfest gallery, the home of He also worked with Inkie on the See No Evil art exhibition in 2011 and 2012, and remains a fierce advocate for spaces where artists can legally paint. Hes also set to feature in another BBC documentary, which will analyze the U.K. street art scene in the decades since Operation Anderson. I look back and I feel that all those years ago I was vilified and I could have possibly lost my job, he said. Then two years ago Im …

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Remembering Jo Cox: Her family one year on – BBC News

June 13, 2017

… shot, I think.’ That was it.” The couple didn’t know if she was alive or dead as they raced to get to her. “We jumped in the car, and we couldn’t get near,” she tells the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. “So we set off running. I don’t know how we ran. I don’t know how we managed to get there.” Gordon picks up the story: “If someone says, ‘Jo’s been shot,’ that’s bad. But people are shot and …

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Michael Morpurgo wins Children’s Book Award for fourth time – BBC News

June 12, 2017

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Election results 2017: May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks – BBC News

June 10, 2017

… as home secretary. David Davis will also stay on as Brexit secretary and Sir Michael Fallon will keep his role as defence secretary. There could be changes elsewhere in the cabinet while nine middle-ranking and junior ministers, including Ben Gummer and Jane Ellison, lost their seats at the general election and will need to be replaced. BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said the prime minister was facing calls from MPs to remove close advisers who have been blamed for the failure to …

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General election 2017: Manifesto guide on where the parties stand – BBC News

June 8, 2017

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General election: Sadiq Khan warns of ‘unsustainable’ police cuts – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… argument”. The BBC’s assistant political editor Norman Smith said he expected there to be a remorseless focus on the issue of security in the final 48 hours of the election campaign before Thursday’s poll despite attempts by the Conservatives to focus on Brexit. Labour has accused Theresa May of “letting austerity damage her ability to keep us safe” by allowing total police officer numbers to fall by nearly 19,000 while she was home secretary. ‘Deeply …

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Now You Can Read A 100-Year-Old Elven Love Story By J.R.R. Tolkien

June 5, 2017

Today, a version of the storyedited by Tolkiens son Christopher goes on sale. In it, the original is kept intact, published alongside revisions and marginalia. According to BBC News, the story was inspired in part by Tolkiens wife, Edith. On a walk in an East Yorkshire wood Tolkiens wife Edith danced in a glade filled with white flowers, which became the key scene in Beren and Lthien, Tolkien specialist John Garth told the outlet. The names Beren and Lthien are also engraved on the …

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Donald Trump Renews Call For Courts To Reinstate Travel Ban After London Incident

June 4, 2017

A car plowed into a crowd of at least six peopleon the London Bridge on Saturday.The car was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the bridge during the incident. Police declared the incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market acts of terrorism shortly after midnight local time. Lawyers at the Department of Justice on Thursday filed two emergency applications with the nations highest court, requesting to block two lower court rulings that …

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Election blind dates: Peter Stringfellow and Mary Beard – BBC News

June 2, 2017

Mary Beard Describe yourself: I’m Mary Beard and I am a professor of classics at the University of Cambridge. My day-job is working on Roman history and ancient Roman history. A few years ago now, I started doing Roman documentaries on both BBC Two and BBC One. It’s got my face out there – for better or worse. Political beliefs: I would summarise my politics very simply as the maverick left and proud. How was your date?: I had a good time. He’s an engaging old …

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People Across Manchester Are Getting Bee Tattoos To Honor Bombing Victims

May 31, 2017

Hundreds of people across the U.K. are getting bee tattoos in honor of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing that claimed 22 victimsduring an Ariana Grande concert. Weve actually got a lot of family members of some of the victims coming forward who want it as a memorial tattoo now,Barber told the BBC late last week.Paramedics and health workers who were on the scene, who were there in the aftermath, who also want to come together and get that tattoo done. This Sunday I will be …

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Why the UK election isn’t exciting Americans – BBC News

May 31, 2017

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Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con – BBC News

May 30, 2017

“I love the movie and the character. She’s passionate and kind so I was inspired to be like her. “I love the atmosphere here – it’s really good for young women because it’s non-judgmental. Sophie: “I’m playing Maleficent, the Angelina Jolie version. I love cosplay because it gives you the chance to play someone else for a day. It’s escapism, pure fantasy. “You can be covered or wear the smallest of clothes, it’s a very …

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Manchester Arena: Eyewitnesses describe blast horror – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionManchester Arena incident: Eyewitness describes ‘explosion’ Witnesses have described scenes of chaos and horror following the fatal blast at the end of a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena. Manchester incident: Latest updates Andy was in the arena’s foyer waiting for his wife and daughter when he was thrown to the ground by the force of the explosion. He told BBC 5 live the scene was …

May 24, 2017
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Ariana Grande On British Concert Horror: ‘Broken.’

… leaving the concert at 10:35 p.m. and Grande was still inside. The explosion was so powerful that the whole building shook, a parent arriving to pick up her two teenage daughters told BBC Radio Manchester. Related Coverage Celebrities Tweet Support For Ariana Grande Concert Victims More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsOrigin Builder Pro Upgrade plugin for Origin BuilderWPTM Epic Bundle 3 Plugins – Unlimited CLIENTS Developers License VidEntice 2 Shares In The MTC Coop Start …

May 23, 2017
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Parties ‘were close to Brexit agreement’, says Foster – BBC News

The Labour leader said “all bombing is wrong”, as he was repeatedly asked to condemn the IRA alone for its role in the Troubles. Mrs Foster denounced those comments as “beyond the political pale”. Snap election The talks aimed at restoring the power-sharing executive were put on hold on 27 April until the general election is over. /* Apply some default styling for core content */ .BBC-news-vj-iframe-wrapper html, .BBC-news-vj-iframe-wrapper address, …

May 22, 2017
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Could you last a whole gig without using your phone? – BBC News

… had a damaging effect on music fans who want to connect with an artist. “It’s created a passivity as a viewer, so you’re much less engaged. You’re focused on taking the picture, opening up social media, adding an emoji, and by that point you’ve missed half the song.” Asked about the Chris Rock shows, a spokesperson for the SSE Hydro in Glasgow told the BBC: “Although it isn’t standard practice, the artist has requested Yondr be used throughout his …

May 22, 2017
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Leaders’ debate: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn absent from five-way clash – BBC News

… leaders. The ITV debate took place in Salford. Live: General election leaders’ debate reaction Davidson to make pitch to Labour voters Poll tracker – see how the parties are doing Four of the five panellists – Lib Dem Tim Farron, the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon, Plaid Cymru’s Leanne Wood and Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas – had backed staying in the EU. Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning …

May 19, 2017
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