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BBC to Stream its Election Debates on Twitter

Twitter's notorious echo chamber will be reverberating louder than ever tonight, as the BBC is to stream video of the first of its election debates through the social network. Read More >>

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BBC to Tighten Rules on Free TV for Old People

The BBC has come up with a plan that could earn it an extra £150m a year in license fee income, and the good news is that it attacks those freeloading old people with their pensions and their questionable opinions about people from overseas. Read More >>

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Torchwood Is Getting a Fifth Series, But Only in Audio Form

If you were still somehow hoping that the Doctor Who spinoff series Torchwood could return to TV, six years after it last aired, then we’ve got some news for you. The good news is Torchwood is finally getting an official continuation! The bad news is if you wanted it on TV, because it’s going to be a new audio drama series from Big Finish. Read More >>

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Half of All UK Vapers Have Ditched the Death Sticks

Regardless of how you feel about e-cigarettes, and the people that use them, it seems like they're doing a decent job of helping people quit smoking. A new study claims that half of all UK vapers are former smokers who have managed to completely ditch the cancer sticks. Read More >>

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The BBC’s New Doctor Who Bot Lets You Play Companion

It seems that Skype chatbots are the new in thing in TV circles: not long after Heston Blumenthal got his own chefbot, the BBC has announced they've made one for Doctor Who. Read More >>

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Tomorrow’s World Returns to Teach Kids About Science

The BBC is bringing back its teatime science brand Tomorrow's World, although we won't get to see Howard Stableford experimenting with graphene, self-driving cars or wanking machines. The hallowed TV science name is being used to head up a strand of educational programmes that'll appear on TV and in a handful of iPlayer exclusives. Read More >>

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A ‘League of Gentlemen’ Anniversary Special Is Coming

Great news for League of Gentlemen fans: it's coming back. Read More >>

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People In London Work An Extra 100 Hours A Year

Apparently, it's not enough that Londoners can't afford homes and have to pay an arm and a leg for a pint: they work 100 hours more a year, too. Read More >>

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Scientists ‘Reprogram’ Brain Cells As Promising New Parkinson’s Treatment

An encouraging new study into Parkinson's has successfully converted brain cells to replace the ones lost in the disease. Read More >>

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The BBC’s Brexit Chatbot Will Cheer You Up

Facebook Messenger chatbots are all the rage at the moment, ranging in quality from utterly pointless to utterly brilliant. In the latter category is the BBC's new Brexit bot, which uses bright illustrations and Boris Johnson gifs to make you feel better about the whole fandango. Read More >>

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In Germany, Samuel L Jackson Is Voiced By A White Guy

If you watch a big Hollywood blockbuster in a non-English-speaking country, there's a good chance it'll have been dubbed into the local language – people don't like reading subtitles (especially people seeing Michael Bay films). Read More >>

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Bitcoin Is Now Worth More Than Gold

Last night, for the first time, the value of Bitcoin was higher than gold: $1,268 (about £1036) for one Bitcoin vs $1,233 (about £1,008) for a troy ounce of gold when the markets closed. Read More >>

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This Camera Makes More in a Week Than You Do in a Year

An investigation by BBC England has shown that cameras in bus lanes are raking in insane amounts of money for local councils, netting a grand total of £31,000,000 in 2015-16. Read More >>

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BBC Repeats Help Trigger Memories in Dementia Sufferers

Memories of evenings in front of classic TV programmes are being used to help dementia sufferers remember things from the olden days, thanks to what's termed Reminiscence Therapy. Read More >>

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Creepy Teardown Reveals What’s Inside a Robot Designed to Spy on Nature

In an effort to capture never-before-seen footage of animals in their natural habitats, the BBC’s Spy in the Wild series created robotic versions of meerkats, monkeys, and other creatures designed to blend in with their real-life counterparts. The robots are remarkably lifelike, until you remove all of their fur and reveal their inner workings. Read More >>