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Cheltenham Banksy artwork defaced

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 04:54
A Banksy artwork painted on the wall of a house in Cheltenham, which was at the centre of a row over its removal, has been defaced.

VIDEO: On board 'safety shield' London bus

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 04:30
New software will be trialled on a number of London buses to try to reduce collisions, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.

Big GCSE result variations predicted

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 04:29
England's schools are being told to expect big variability in their GCSE results because of the largest changes to the exams for several years.

Nasa rover to make oxygen on Mars

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 03:55
Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 03:24
Driverless cars to be allowed on UK roads in 2015, plus other technology news

Secret Cinema show finally opens

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 03:17
Secret Cinema has finally opened its Back to the Future show to strong reviews after the late cancellation of earlier dates.

AUDIO: Meet the Tough Mudder founder

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 03:10
Tough Mudder founder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.

Egypt statue museums lose status

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 03:09
Two museums in Northampton lose their accreditation status after the controversial sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue, the Arts Council rules.

Wearables tracked with Raspberry Pi

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 02:30
People who use wearable gadgets to monitor their health or activity can be tracked with only $70 (£40) of hardware, research suggests.

VIDEO: Close-up with defaced Banksy work

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 02:16
Campaigners who were trying to keep a Banksy mural in situ on a wall in Cheltenham are now in "race against time" to save the work after it was defaced with graffiti.

Russia bans Polish fruit and veg

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:52
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.

VIDEO: Dinosaur videobombs Frank Skinner

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:30
The 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe has officially begun with more than 3,000 shows. The BBC's John Maguire met up with some of the performers including comedian Frank Skinner who had a close encounter with a dinosaur.

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