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Extinct 'mountain jewel' plant returned to wild

A plant that went extinct in the wild has been re-introduced to the UK mainland. We can’t tell you the exact location - it’s a secret, to keep it safe. It’s just one small plant but with one in six species in the UK endangered, you’ve got to start…


Cheese rolling champion shares top tips for winning

A cheese rolling champion who has won the extreme competition more times than anyone else has shared his top tips. Chris Anderson, from Brockworth, Gloucestershire, has claimed the title 23 times since he was 16 years old.


Why technology has not transformed building

If you took a worker from a 1920s construction site and transported them to a present day project, they would not be that surprised by what they saw, according to Sam O’Gorman.


Mother's joy as son named world's youngest male artist

The mother of the Ghanaian toddler officially recognised as the world's youngest male painter has told the BBC of her pride in her son's artistic ability, and hopes he can take the art world by storm. Ace-Liam Nana Sam Ankrah achieved the incredible…


After Life actress says making music has been healing

Mandeep Dhillon has plenty of acting credits, but has just released Roll It Up - a personal, "deep song".


Wagging winners set new world record for dog walk

Hundreds of diminutive dogs have scooped the Guinness World Record for the Largest Dachshund Dog Walk. The 342 dachshunds gathered during a charity event at Marble Hill House in Twickenham, south-west London, beating the required number of 250.


The Hobbit first-edition expected to fetch thousands

A rare first edition of JRR Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit is expected to fetch thousands of pounds at auction. The first impression copy is one of only 1,500 original pressings of the fantasy novel - that went on to spawn Tolkien's universe of…


Inside the museums averaging fewer than one visitor a day

Nearly everybody knows of Stonehenge, the Tower of London and the Natural History Museum. Each year, Visit England's annual statistics reveal the millions who flock to explore the nation's best-known attractions.


First Apprentice wedding 'like an Alan Sugar task'

The Apprentice winner Harpreet Kaur said organising her week-long wedding extravaganza was like completing a task on the show. Harpreet and her fiancé, fellow contestant Akshay Thakrar, are the first Apprentice couple to get married and will tie the…


The Indian film at Cannes made by half a million farmers

Manthan, a film produced by India's farmers, premieres at Cannes almost half a century after it was made.


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