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D-Day: In the words of the BBC journalists

<b>Seventy years ago today, one of the biggest military operations in history took place, as thousands of Allied troops landed on the French coast. Below are extracts from the BBC's reports of D-Day.</b><p>For an accessible version of the D-Day coverage click here<p>"This is Richard Dimbleby speaking..."<p>The …

Ocean waves influence polar ice extent

<b>Large ocean waves can travel through sea ice for hundreds of kilometres before their oscillations are finally dampened, scientists have shown.</b><p>The up and down motion can fracture the ice, potentially aiding its break-up and melting, the researchers told Nature magazine.<p>They say storm swells may have …

Nightmare neighbours: behind the chic facades of French apartment blocks

<b>Neighbours' Day happens every May across France. It is a time for people to make peace with the people next door. But in the apartment blocks of Paris, bitterness and hostility are thriving.</b><p>The people upstairs are having breakfast. I know because there is a particular scraping of chairs and the …

Photographs show how 'Life goes on' in North Korea

<b>A new photographic exhibition on North Korea offers a rare glimpse of everyday life in the isolated state.</b><p>A female dance troupe in military uniform perform high kicks in a car park. A young man in a brimmed hat on a train poses in sunglasses with his tie loosened around his neck. A mother and child …

Parody of popular Chinese show on British food goes viral

<b>A parody of a highly successful Chinese food show called A Bite of China has gone viral in China, generating almost 800,000 views in just a few days.</b><p>Titled A Taste of Britain, it satirises the stereotypes of British food held by many Chinese people - some of whom label British cuisine as "simple …

Whole Chicken | Chicken Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1 higher-welfare chicken<br>• carrots<br>• a few sticks celery<br>• 1 onion<br>• 1 sprig of fresh rosemary<br>• 1 fresh bay leaf<br>• a few peppercorns<br>• 1 …

Dinner Tonight: Vegetarian Borscht Recipe

Who's ready for another cheap soup recipe? This one is as economical and simple as they come, is ready in minutes, and is far richer and warming than it has any credit being. The recipe comes via the Estonian food blog Nami-Nami, where I was looking for ideas to put the epic amounts of cabbage and …

How to cook perfect borscht

Calling this beetroot soup a Polish classic is as inflammatory as an evening on the sliwowica – for a start, the name we generally know it by in this country, borscht, is Russian. In Poland, it's barszcz, while in Lithuania, they call it barščiai. From Sevastopol to Szczecin, they claim the dish as …

How to win at rock-paper-scissors

<b>What are your odds of winning rock-paper-scissors? Simple - one in three. At least, that's what chance predicts.</b><p>But people do not play randomly - they follow hidden patterns that you can predict to win more games than you should, a study has revealed.<p>Winners tend to stick with their winning action, …

'Lost' Mendelssohn song re-discovered

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1073000/1073595_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524786810_1897346d3228603923b10401671d4255<p><b>A song written by German composer Mendelssohn has had its first public hearing since it went missing 140 years ago.</b><p>Mendelssohn wrote the …

The strange case of the 'time travel' murder

<b>A woman's body is found in London. DNA turns up a hit, yet the suspect apparently died weeks before the alleged victim. Here, forensic scientist Dr Mike Silverman tells the story of one of the strangest cases of his career.</b><p>It was a real-life mystery that could have come straight from the pages of a …

Asteroid impact risks 'underappreciated'

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Bottle kicking and hare pie: Ancient tradition survives in Leicestershire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1070000/1070686_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524786810_e1ce43a42af1b84de743b6a9455f5a93<p><b>A "very English and very eccentric" tradition that dates back centuries has attracted thousands of people on Easter Monday.</b><p>The Hallaton Bottle Kicking …

Black Death skeletons unearthed by Crossrail project

<b>Skeletons unearthed in London Crossrail excavations are Black Death victims from the great pandemic of the 14th Century, forensic tests indicate.</b><p>Their teeth contain DNA from the plague bacterium <i>Yersinia pestis</i> and their graves have been dated to 1348-50.<p>Records say thousands of Londoners perished …

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Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

Cat Jumping Fails

It’s well documented that cats are bullies. They knock all your stuff off the counter, steal dog beds and attack our most precious -- the children.<p>Therefore, it’s hard not to feel a touch of schadenfreude in seeing them finally get their comeuppance in the above video compilation of cats failing at …

Is Japan playing hunger games with climate change?

<b>The impact of rising temperatures on the world's food supplies is a key issue for climate experts meeting in Japan. But food security is not just about developing countries. As environment correspondent Matt McGrath reports, a changing climate is one of a number of issues pushing Japan towards a</b> …

BBC iWonder - How do I take a beautiful photo of space?

How do I take a beautiful photo of space?<p>Presented byLJ Rich & Mark ThompsonReporter & Astronomer<p>1. Capture the moment forever<p>Presented byLJ Rich & Mark ThompsonReporter & Astronomer<p>It's a beautiful clear night - the stars are dazzling the sky, the Moon hangs proudly above and Jupiter can even be …

Icy body found orbiting far from Sun

<b>Scientists have identified a new dwarf planet in the distant reaches of our Solar System.</b><p>It is being called 2012 VP113 for the time being, is about 450km across and is very likely icy in composition.<p>To date, only one other such object has been seen orbiting beyond the major planets in its region of …

Beaked whale is deep-dive champion

<b>Cuvier's beaked whales are likely to be the most extreme breath-holders among marine mammals.</b><p>Satellite tags attached to these animals, swimming off the coast of California, recorded a dive to nearly 3km below the ocean surface, and one that lasted 137 minutes.<p>This performance exceeds that for any …

New insight into how children learn maths

<b>Teaching maths using abstract gestures is a good way to help children learn, research suggests.</b><p>Eight-year-olds gained a deeper understanding of mathematical principles by using their hands as well as their brains, say US psychologists.<p>Children were taught to solve formulae such as: "4 + 2 + 6 = _ + …

'Mars yard' to test European rover

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1064000/1064219_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655959_3faf36f4ed8a1bfd06ba43f8cf6fac61<p><b>Airbus has built a giant sand pit in Stevenage to mimic the surface of Mars.</b><p>The indoor terrain, about the size of a basketball court, …

Europe begins Mars site selection

<b>The European Space Agency (Esa) has published the "longlist" of eight sites it is considering as a destination for the ExoMars rover.</b><p>The 300kg vehicle will be put on the surface of the Red Planet in January 2019 to search for evidence of past or present life.<p>It should operate for at least seven …

Comet lander checks in with Earth

<b>The Philae lander, which Europe hopes to put on the surface of a comet later this year, has been re-activated after three years in deep-space hibernation.</b><p>The small probe is currently riding piggy-back on the Rosetta satellite. This was despatched 10 years ago to rendezvous with the Comet …

Vladimir Putin: The rebuilding of ‘Soviet’ Russia

<b>The world was stunned when Russia invaded Crimea, but should it have been? Author and journalist Oliver Bullough says President Vladimir Putin never kept secret his intention to restore Russian power - what's less clear, he says, is how long the country's rise can continue.</b><p>On 16 August 1999, the …

23 Homemade Breads to Fit Any Schedule

Whether you have an hour or a whole day, you can count on having fresh bread.<p>Fresh-baked bread is a special treat, a delicious treasure of a …

Russian troops 'overrun Crimea's Feodosia naval base'

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