Marcus Brigstocke, Josie Lawrence and Mark Watson star in a panel game where the teams have just 24 hours to cram as much knowledge as they can on a given subject.
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When commercial television arrived in the mid-1950s, brands had to adapt to the new medium, while the 1970s saw the likes of directors Alan Parker and Ridley Scott bringing a cinematic flair to the industry. Here are five incredible archive adverts. 📺
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In The Life Scientific, Sir Gregory Winter, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry tells @jimalkhalili how he invented a new class of drugs – including the world's best selling pharmaceutical.
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Non-menstrual related TSS is actually more common in the UK than menstrual-related, which means it can also affect men and children. Here three people – none of whom contracted it via tampons – share their experiences of this incredibly rare infection.
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Police have successfully infiltrated some of the biggest criminal markets on the dark web – but it’s pushing criminals into using encrypted apps which the police struggle to crack. So what should be done to ensure criminals do not exploit encryption?
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Eleven people have been arrested after a man was stabbed several times in the street in London and collapsed and died in a hotel reception.
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The Wolfgat, a small beachside restaurant in South Africa whose six staff have no formal training, has won the top prize at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards in Paris.
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It will be 100 years before the Met Police has the same ethnic mix as the population it serves, the force has said.
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RT @BBCfileon4: .@BBCfileon4 investigation discovered chatrooms openly promoted as suitable for 13 -17 year olds, but with very sexual desc…

RT @BBC: Did you know that hit TV comedies such as Mighty Boosh and Flight of the Conchords started life on @BBCRadio4 and @BBCRadio2? 🤔
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Great white sharks may hold the secrets to curing cancer and other age-related diseases 🦈
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From Blackadder to Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (Pancake Day!), @greg_jenner shares his pick of the the funniest comedies inspired by history.
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The number of people in work in the UK has continued to climb, with a record 32.6 million employed between October and December.
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Karl Lagerfeld (@KarlLagerfeld) was one of the world's most iconic fashion designers, at the heart of not one, not two, but three fashion houses.
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Writing to supporters, Mr Sanders said: "We are running against a president who is a pathological liar, a fraud, a racist, a sexist, a xenophobe and someone who is undermining American democracy as he leads us in an authoritarian direction."
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US Senator Bernie Sanders says he will run again for president in 2020, making a second attempt to win the Democratic Party's nomination.
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In A Good Read at 4.30pm, Harriett Gilbert (@HarriettSG) and her two guests discuss their favourite books. This week singer and author @tracey_thorn and writer Maggie O'Farrell nominate their choices.
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At 4pm, @MichaelRosenYes talks to Eddy Canfor-Dumas and Peter Osborn about how improving our dialogue is good for everything, from helping excluded children to resolving conflict.
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A coalition of 16 US states led by California is suing President Donald Trump's administration over his decision to declare an emergency to raise funds for a Mexican border wall.
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An advert for Zara has sparked a fierce row over whether freckles "uglify" Chinese people.
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