• How clean is your takeaway?
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    How clean is your takeaway?

    A BBC investigation found numerous zero rated takeaways on Just Eat, the UK's biggest online platform.In some major cities like Birmingham and Liverpool, more than half of the zero rated takeaways are on the platform.In a statement Just Eat have said: "Food safety is an issue we take extremely

  • Creating natural light artificially
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    Creating natural light artificially

    Mitsubishi has developed a new indoor lighting system that mimics blue skies, sunrises and sunsets.The company hopes the system will prove popular in offices and homes that lack natural light. BBC Click's Dan Simmons finds out more.

  • Town gets ready for 'hacked' mosquitoes
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    Town gets ready for 'hacked' mosquitoes

    Thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes are set to be released in a village in Burkina Faso. It's part of a project aimed at wiping out the malaria-carrying insects. It will be the first time genetically engineered mosquitoes have been released in any African country.(Photo: The Target Malaria

  • Freestyle football 'lion'
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    Freestyle football 'lion'

    Ajibade Rasheedat is one of the best female freestyle footballer in Nigeria.The teenager is called a lion by her supporters and uses the sport to help build her confidence. She told BBC Minute that the sport has given her fame and she doesn't intend to quit.Video journalist: Dan Ikpoyi

  • Canada cashes in on legal cannabis
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    Canada cashes in on legal cannabis

    Canada has legalised the sale and use of cannabis, becoming only the second country after Uruguay to do so for recreational use. So it's not surprising that pot has become a multi-billion dollar industry there.Big businesses have hi-tech operations, while skilled pot growers are turning a youthful

  • Prince joins Peter Jackson for WW1 premiere
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    Prince joins Peter Jackson for WW1 premiere

    Prince William has joined Peter Jackson at the London premiere of They Shall Not Grow Old.The Lord of the Rings director painstakingly restored silent film footage from World War One, turning black and white film into colour.

  • Is the EU really united over Brexit?
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    Is the EU really united over Brexit?

    Theresa May is attending an EU summit on Wednesday as the UK and EU try to negotiate a deal over Brexit. The BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler looks at the reasons why the EU has been united in their position on Brexit, despite disunity among member states on topics like migration and the eurozone.

  • Should Canada's pot convicts get amnesty?
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    Should Canada's pot convicts get amnesty?

    As Canada legalises recreational cannabis, what happens to the 500,000 people with existing criminal records for pot possession?

  • The refugee who lives in a stately home
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    The refugee who lives in a stately home

    Tamer fled Syria seven years ago because teenage boys in his region were being forced to join the government army. His parents were worried about him and his brother so they arranged for them to leave. After several years he arrived in the UK and successfully applied for asylum. As he was struggling

  • Blind British man climbs Europe's highest mountain
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    Blind British man climbs Europe's highest mountain

    Jack Garner is the first blind British man to reach the summit of Mount Elbrus (5,642m), Europe's highest mountain in Russia.The 23 year old Scunthorpe resident faced 85km winds, -37C wind chill and a longer stay than usual on the mountain due to extreme weather conditions in October. Since Jack

  • The spirit medium that inspired Mugabe
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    The spirit medium that inspired Mugabe

    Nehanda Nyakasikana was a Shona spirit medium who led the fight against the British colonisers in what is now Zimbabwe in the 19th Century. She took her name from the spirit which possessed her and it gave her great status among her people.She became a spiritual, political and military leader of the

  • Are crickets the food of the future?
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    Are crickets the food of the future?

    Insects are packed with protein and can thrive on agricultural by-products.Cricket One, a start-up in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, says crickets could be one way of feeding the world's growing population.Filmed by Jone Chang; Produced and edited by Christine Hah

  • We ate chicken without harming the bird. Really
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    We ate chicken without harming the bird. Really

    A San Francisco company has developed a technique to grow cells from live chicken into meat you can eat - but how does it hold up to a taste test? Filmed by Chuck Tayman.

  • What's stopping Bloodhound get to 1,000mph?
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    What's stopping Bloodhound get to 1,000mph?

    The project to race a car at more than 1,000mph has run into a financial roadblock with the company behind the venture going into administration.The Bloodhound supersonic vehicle is all but built but needs a £25m investment if it is to break records on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa.The administrators

  • Kanye and Kim's gift to Ugandan president
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    Kanye and Kim's gift to Ugandan president

    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's office says he has given US rapper Kanye West, who changed his name to Ye last month, the Ugandan name Kanyesigye, which means "Ï trust".Mr Museveni has also given the rapper's wife, Kim Kardashian, the name Kemigisha, which means "the one with

  • 'Peacekeepers murdered my brother'
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    'Peacekeepers murdered my brother'

    Thirteen men, women and children were shot dead in cold blood by African Union peacekeepers serving in the Central African Republic in 2014. Three Congolese soldiers were convicted of war crimes over the massacre and sentenced to three years in jail. Families of the victims are calling for justice, with

  • Deadly flash floods hit France
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    Deadly flash floods hit France

    Several people have been killed after heavy rainfall hit south-west France.Flash flood hit the Aube region, leaving some stranded by rising floodwaters.Residents have been advised to stay at home with water levels forecast to rise.

  • Staff meeting ssssurprise...
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    Staff meeting ssssurprise...

    Watch as a python drops in on a staff meeting at a bank in southern China.

  • Ripping Banksy
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    Ripping Banksy

    He hit the headlines when a piece of his art shredded itself at an auction.But what do the people waiting outside Sotheby's think of Banksy's prank? And could they have done a better job themselves?We sent our own "Banksy" to find out.

  • Khashoggi: UN head demands 'truth'
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    Khashoggi: UN head demands 'truth'

    The head of the United Nations has demanded “the truth” over the disappearance of the Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the BBC's Kamal Ahmed that he was concerned about a “new normal” where the disappearance of dissident figures happens more regularly

  • Kim Jong-un 'demonstrates humble leadership'
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    Kim Jong-un 'demonstrates humble leadership'

    South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, has said North Korea was changing - but still needed to work on "the path of universal human rights".Speaking to the BBC's Laura Bicker, he said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un demonstrated "humble leadership," as relations between the

  • Shocking dashcam videos released by police
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    Shocking dashcam videos released by police

    Examples of crashes and astonishing near-misses caught on drivers' dashcams have been released by police to discourage erratic driving.Forces in Norfolk and Suffolk said they received about 150 videos a month from the public - double the amount from last year.About 75% of footage has led to drivers

  • 'The politics of patriarchy in the US'
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    'The politics of patriarchy in the US'

    Men and women in the US are treated differently when it comes to allegations of sexual harassment and assault, the lawyer and civil rights campaigner Prof Kimberle Crenshaw has said.Reflecting on the recent US hearing ahead of the appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the allegations

  • Why I tried to tackle Westminster attacker
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    Why I tried to tackle Westminster attacker

    A police officer who was guarding the gates of Parliament during the Westminster attack has recalled the moment he came face to face with Khalid Masood.PC Nick Carlisle was on duty with his colleague Keith Palmer when he says he locked eyes with the attacker who was just five metres away. PC Carlisle

  • Lost ancient city rediscovered with lasers
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    Lost ancient city rediscovered with lasers

    Archaeologists using laser technology have rediscovered an ancient city outside South Africa's commercial capital of Johannesburg. The settlement, which dates back to the 15th Century, was home to up to 10,000 people from the Tswana ethnic group. Their descendants are now fighting to have the city