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Differences in GP access across England 'shocking'

A BBC analysis suggests there is a shocking variation in access to GPs across England, doctors' leaders say.
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Rise in nude photos sent to phones on public transport

BBC Minute's Ione Wells investigates the rising trend of 'cyber-flashing' where naked photos are being sent by strangers to people's phones.
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Medics on the frontline in Sudan: One doctor speaks

The day after a doctor was shot dead by Sudanese police, another medic tells the BBC why he feels like a target.
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'Why Sudan is shooting medics'

The day after a doctor was shot dead by Sudanese police, another medic tells the BBC why he feels like a target.
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Seeds on the moon started to sprout for the first time but quickly died

China has taken a major step toward long-term space exploration. Earlier this month, the Chinese moon probe Chang’e 4 carried a container with cotton, mustard and potato seeds, yeast and fruit fly eggs to the moon’s far side (facing away from Earth), and early this week, the China National Space Administration said that those seeds started to sprout. Unfortunately, temperatures dropped and killed the plants. According to the BBC, the project was designed by 28 Chinese universities, and the expe...
Tags: Space, Science, Design, News, China, Earth, Bbc, Moon, Agriculture, Plants, Watson, Mars, Seeds, FAO, Chang, China National Space Administration

Revealed: Why January will be key for deciding Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham future

Former Tottenham Hotspur player Jermaine Jenas believes January will be key for Mauricio Pochettino’s relationship with the club. With Harry Kane sidelined until March and Heung-min Son away at the Asian Games, Spurs have been left short of options up front. Jenas has urged the club to back their manager during the January window by landing key transfer targets. Jenas: “This is a real key moment for the relationship between Mauricio and the club” ‘They have to go into the market’ @jjenas8 thi...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Bbc, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Wembley Stadium, Spurs, Tottenham, Daniel Levy, Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane, Fulham, Pochettino, Liverpool Fc, Fernando Llorente

Statue for Wales' first black headteacher Betty Campbell

Betty Campbell is chosen for the statue in Cardiff as Wales' Hidden Heroine following a BBC Wales vote.
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Wasim Khan: Can Pakistan be the number one cricket nation?

Wasim Khan, who will become managing director of the Pakistan Cricket Board in February, speaks to BBC Sport's Joe Wilson about his aspirations.
Tags: Sport, Bbc, Pakistan, Joe Wilson, Pakistan Cricket Board, Wasim Khan

Weston-super-Mare brothel owner exposed in BBC report is jailed

Natalie Davis, who ran a massage parlour in Somerset, shamelessly exploited vulnerable women, police said.
Tags: News, Bbc, Somerset, Weston, Natalie Davis

‘Bird Box’ used real-life disaster

You can’t check your Facebook feed these days without being flooded with statuses about Bird Box — a Netflix thriller that’s quickly becoming a phenomenon. People are raving about the movie, but that praise may be short-lived. As it turns out, Netflix used footage of a real-life disaster in the film, igniting controversy and outrage. The ethically questionable clip comes in the beginning of the post-apocalyptic movie, during a newscast. It shows a 2013 train accident in Canada, where a train ...
Tags: Travel, Bbc, Netflix, Canada, Globe, Quebec, All, Travelers, Lac Megantic, Bird Box, Peacock Alley Entertainment, Carrie Mudd

Weekend reading: The house that Jack built

What caught my eye this week. H ard to believe now, but when Monevator was born in the summer of 2007, passive investing with tracker funds was still a minority pursuit in Britain. Few investors did it. Newspapers and magazines rarely wrote about it, except in a “oh if you can’t be bothered you could buy an index fund and just accept the market return (you loser)” sort of way. The financial crisis didn’t help – it’s hard to sell index tracking when the index has just fallen 50%! All the talk w...
Tags: Google, UK, London, Marketing, US, Eu, Bbc, Britain, New York Times, Warren Buffett, North America, Jack, PPF, Somerset, Brexit, Vanguard

Diane Abbott accuses BBC Question Time of legitimising racism

Labour MP’s spokesperson claims she was mocked and interrupted more than other panellistsDiane Abbott has accused BBC Question Time of legitimising racist abuse after claims that the shadow home secretary was singled out before and during Thursday night’s episode of the political discussion programme.The Labour politician claimed she had been unfairly mocked in the warm-up and had been interrupted more often than other panellists by Fiona Bruce, the programme’s new chair. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Media, UK News, Bbc, Labour, Television & radio, Factual TV, Diane Abbott, Politics TV, Question Time, Fiona Bruce, Abbott, BBC Question Time

50 moments from 1969 that shaped entertainment and pop culture

It was the last year of the ’60s, and the last year for Boris Karloff, Judy Garland and the Beatles, too. But it was also the first year for Led Zeppelin, Jennifer Aniston, “Easy Rider” and Jay-Z, too. John Lennon and Yoko Ono spent part of it in bed in public. The Doors’ Jim Morrison spent part of it in jail. Moviegoers spent time watching “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” while at home they watched a brand-new show called “The Brady Bunch” about a brand-new kind of blended family, the youn...
Tags: Facebook, Music, TV, New York, Hollywood, London, Beyonce, Matthew Mcconaughey, Jack Nicholson, Congress, Abc, California, Jay Z, La, Stanford, White House

Netflix says its hit British series, 'Bodyguard,' was watched by 23 million households in its first month

"Bodyguard," a hit British TV series Netflix is streaming outside of the UK, was viewed by 23 million households in its first four weeks.  The show stars "Game of Thrones" actor Richard Madden and has a 94% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes. Netflix regularly works with international production companies to nab global distribution rights, and has acquired a number of other British shows, including "The End of the F---ing World."   Netflix added to its impressive catalog of British TV series in...
Tags: UK, Trends, Bbc, Netflix, Carey Mulligan, Rotten Tomatoes, Ted Sarandos, Richard Madden, Indiewire, Golden Globe, Hollywood Reporter, Sean Bean, Madden, Toni Collette

Banksy's latest creation, which depicts a kid licking ash out of the air, just sold for more than $129,000 — but that wasn't the highest offer

Celebrated street artist Banksy's latest work, called "Season's Greetings," was painted on the side of a garage in Port Talbot, Wales days before Christmas. The garage owner just sold the art for more than 100,000 pounds ($129,000). He didn't sell to the highest bidder though; instead he sold to a buyer who promised to leave the work in the town for at least two years.  From one side of the building, the image appears to show a child licking snowflakes out of the air. But turn the corner, and ...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Wales, US, Trends, Bbc, Who, Epa, Banksy, Michael Sheen, Reuters, Port Talbot, Lewis, World Health Organization WHO, Owen, Humphries

The 61st GRAMMY Awards nominations 2019 – Complete list

The nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Awards are here revealing what has been shortlisted as the best in music and legacy music for 2019. Here are all of the nominations for each category of the famed award ceremony. GENERAL FIELD 1. Record Of The Year Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist. I LIKE IT Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin Invincible, JWhiteDidIt, Craig Kallman & Tainy, producers; Leslie B...
Tags: Featured, 2019, Awards Ceremony, Grammy, Grammy Awards, Grammy's, Music, Nominations, Nominees, Recording Academy, Shows

Access all areas for the next generation of diverse radio talent

Event review: Over 250 people attended a Radio Masterclass event on Wednesday 16 January, focussed on providing support and advice for young people especially from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. Live from the BBC’s iconic Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House, the first Creative Access Masterclass of 2019 featured a panel of dynamic young radio professionals sharing insight, practical tips and advice with a full house of guests brimming with enthusiasm. Creative Access pro...
Tags: Google, London, Top, Events, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Ben Cooper, Josh, Joey, BBC Radio, Broadcasting House, BAME, Radiocentre, Siobhan Kenny, Neev

Two more Friday Premiership matches announced for live BBC NI coverage

The Irish Premiership matches between Crusaders and Glenavon and Glenavon and Linfield will be shown live on BBC Two NI.
Tags: News, Bbc, Linfield, Glenavon, BBC NI

'Oedi cynllun Wylfa Newydd, nid atal', medd Hitachi

Llefarydd cwmni Hitachi yn dweud wrth BBC Cymru nad yw penderfyniad ddydd Iau i atal gweithgareddau yn atomfa Wylfa Newydd yn golygu na fydd modd atgyfodi'r prosiect.
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VAR training could take a year before Scottish football adopts technology

Introducing VAR in Scottish football would take around 12 months for the relevant training and testing to take place, BBC Scotland learns.
Tags: Scotland, Football, Bbc

Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata reaches personal agreement to join Atletico Madrid

Morata to join Atletico Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata has agreed personal terms with Spanish outfit Atletico Madrid, according to Guillem Balague. Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has reached a personal agreement to join Atletico Madrid, says Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. Read — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) January 17, 2019 Morata made the switch to Chelsea in the summer of 2017 from Real Madrid for a fee of around £60m. However, the Spania...
Tags: London, Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Italy, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Jose Mourinho, Ac Milan, United, Udinese, Maurizio Sarri

Witness says prince was helped out of car after crash

LONDON (AP) — A witness has described how he helped Queen Elizabeth II’s husband out of his car after it rolled over in an accident on a busy road known for safety issues in eastern England. Motorist Roy Warne told the BBC on Friday that he helped Prince Philip out of his Land Rover through […]
Tags: England, London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Bbc, Nation, Elizabeth Ii, Prince Philip, Roy Warne

Stuck In A Tree, Fire Department In England Rescues Cat And Owner

The BBC reports Maria Parry searched for her cat for three days, and found it stuck up a tree. She climbed up the tree to comfort it. And realized she was too terrified to climb down.
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Fire Department In England Rescues Cat (And Owner) Stuck In A Tree

The BBC reports that Maria Parry searched for her cat for three days before finding it. She climbed up the tree to comfort the cat and realized she was too terrified to climb down.
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Netflix Says It Has 10 Percent of All TV Time In the US

In its fourth-quarter 2018 earnings report, Netflix disclosed some of its viewership numbers for hits such as "Bird Box." "Overall, Netflix said it serves about 100 million hours of video per day, earning an estimated 10 percent of all time spent in front of the TV in the U.S.," reports CNBC. The company also said "Bird Box" reached 80 million member households in its first four weeks on the streaming service. Unfortunately, it still didn't show exactly how many people have viewed the content. F...
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Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham estate

Duke of Edinburgh, 97, was not injured in collision on road near royal estate in NorfolkThe Duke of Edinburgh has escaped unhurt after the car he was driving was involved in a crash close to the Sandringham estate in Norfolk.Police were called to the scene of a collision involving 97-year-old Prince Philip on Thursday. Witnesses told the BBC the Land Rover being driven by Philip had overturned after pulling out from a driveway on the A149. He was helped out of the car by witnesses and was report...
Tags: UK News, Bbc, Monarchy, Edinburgh, Duke, Sandringham, Philip, Norfolk Police, Prince Philip, NorfolkThe Duke of Edinburgh

Fantasy football: Tips for picking your Premier League team

Asian Cup absentees? Injuries to a couple of England internationals? BBC Sport gives you some Fantasy Football tips.
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Writer’s Room: The Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2019, Part 1

On the January 17, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to decide the most anticipated new tv shows of 2019. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: Brad g...
Tags: Hbo, England, New York, London, Television, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Abc, Mexico, France, China, Boston, New York City, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Neil Gaiman

Bishop Briggs, Blackwave Among Winners of Inaugural Music Moves Europe Awards

Emergent artists from across the EU are in Groningen this week to play showcases for music festival bookers, and several award shows took place Wednesday evening to toast top talent. Accordingly, bands were on hand from all corners of the European Union to collect prizes (and grant money) that will further careers. The Music Moves […]
Tags: Spotify, News, Eu, European Union, Bbc, Groningen, Bishop Briggs, Bishop Briggs Blackwave

How Corn Flakes became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Corn Flakes became a million dollar idea.
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