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Our World War: Interactive Episode
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, military tactics )

Ray
- 5 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Running at around 20 minutes, the interactive episode of Our World War is set during the attack on High Wood - part of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Against this backdrop,
Rogue Landlords: What Is It Like to Live in a Substandard Home?
Offbeat  (tags: Housing, Housing Act, Landlords, Chartered Institute of Housing, Resolution Foundation, Tenant Rights )

Ray
- 5 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Unscrupulous landlords are providing vulnerable tenants with substandard housing, and getting away with it, according to experts who are demanding that minimum standards be enforced to drive rogue landlords out of the market.
The Fear of Being Seen as Racist
Offbeat  (tags: sexual exploitation, Abuse, Race, Rotherham, UK )

Ray
- 5 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A fear of being viewed as racist has been cited as one of the reasons why child sexual exploitation in Rotherham was allowed to proliferate for 16 years.
Victorian Strangeness: The Pig Singing Competition
Offbeat  (tags: X Factor, Animals, talent show )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Cheer/groan (delete according to mindset): The X Factor is back. Author Jeremy Clay tells the story of the show's Victorian forebear, where the hopefuls had to sing while carrying a pig.
How Much Is a Year of Life Worth?
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Healthcare NICE, NHS, DOH )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Thinking about the cost-benefit decisions on the affordability of drugs made by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) involves a grim question: how much is a year of life worth? How much should you, the taxpayer,
The Odd Objects Looted From Washington DC in 1814
Offbeat  (tags: History, War, White House, USA, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
It's been 200 years since the British burned Washington, but objects looted in 1814 will probably never be returned, writes Tammy Thueringer.
Obama's 'No Strategy' Gaffe Reveals Political Truth
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, Politics, political truth, Syria, Iraq, Islamic State )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
President Barack Obama spoke a great deal about Syria, Iraq and the Islamic State (IS) in Thursday's press conference, but these six words are dominating the non-beige-suit-related discussion among US politicians and pundits.
Dead Stars 'Can re-Ignite' and Explode
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, stars, astronomy, discovery, re-ignite )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Astronomers have shown that dead stars known as white dwarfs can re-ignite and explode as supernovas.
African-American Police Officer: Ferguson 'Heart Wrenching'
Offbeat  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, USA, African-American, Police, BBC )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown led to days of protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri, and amplified a rift between the town's African-American residents and the police in the region. But what about police officers who are also black?
UK Not Ready to Join US Air Campaign Against ISIS
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, Terrorism, UK, War )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
UK government sources have expressed surprise at US media reports indicating that Britain is willing to take part in an air campaign alongside the US against Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria.
 
 
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