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Day in pictures: 8 August 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:30
24 hours of news photos: 8 August

Thousands at Bristol Balloon Fiesta

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:26
Hot air balloons take part in Bristol's annual event

VIDEO: How to hone your drone flying skills

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:57
BBC Click finds out what you need to know before flying a consumer drone and how they perform

VIDEO: Wikipedia's gender imbalance

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:22
Caroline Hepker asked Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales if he is concerned that the majority of contributors are Western men.

Publisher defends Dahl book cover

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:04
Penguin has defended its decision to use an image of a doll-like young girl on the cover of a new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

VIDEO: Patient: 'We need this wonder drug'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 01:07
Mother of four Hayley Kalinins, 33, has terminal cancer and has been on Kadcyla for 18 weeks after being given it through the cancer drug fund, which pays for a limited number of patients to use some treatments. She told BBC Breakfast it was a "wonder drug".

VIDEO: 'Origami' robots fold into action

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:48
Ancient Japanese art inspires researchers to design self-folding robots that behave like "real-life transformers".

VIDEO: Students monitor parents' pollution

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:13
Roads outside Bearsden Academy in Glasgow have become so busy that the children have been resorted to checking-up on their parents.

Cancer drugs row: A sign of things to come?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:58
Difficult decisions face NHS when it comes to modern medicines

Million neurons on stamp-sized chip

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:40
Scientists. led by a team at IBM, develop a new computer chip that mimics the organisation of the human brain.

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