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The real election slogans: Artists create "alternative people's manifesto" on billboards

In a "microcosm of the British electorate", artists and community groups have worked with advertisers to create billboards in Bedford which will be debated by local politicians.

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Ancient face cream tub, medieval belt and animal bones found by archaeologists near Norfolk lake

Archaeologists carrying out a community dig in the market town of Diss have seen around 1,000 people visit their two-day excavation.

A photo of two small dissections of brain

Brain fields, cocaine cravings and OCD: Public to be given inside story of scientists' latest experiments

Scientists working with art say that the magnetic fields in our brains change when we lie to our bosses, listen to crying babies or watch visual illusions.

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Wrest Park reveals a First World War love story that lasted a lifetime

Daniel and Evelyn MacLean's love story will star in a temporary exhibition at the English Heritage property in Bedford from May 2015.

Huge T-rex moved outside museum after sculptor's A1 lorry trip

A model dinosaur sculpture used in a primordial-themed college ball has been moved to the oldesst geological museum - Cambridge's Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences.

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Science festival announces stratospheric climate change solutions and survey of British sexual behaviour

More boys were born before the wars and a volcanic emulation in the stratosphere could reduce CO2 emissions, according to experts at this year's University of Cambridge Science Festival.

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Aerial photos of WWII airfields join new crowdsourcing American Air Museum website

Unseen personal snapshots and aerial photographs extend the Imperial War Museum's cowdsourcing digital resource exploring the USAAF in Britain during WWII.

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Only surviving pair of Michelangelo bronzes found in Cambridge with help of 500-year-old student sketch

A pair of "exceptionally powerful" metre-high male nudes, riding on panthers and lost for more than a century, are likely to have been made by Michelangelo at the start of the 16th century.

A photo of an air raid shelter with a wall made up of lines of sacked cement at dusk

Inscription could have been last act at airfield by doomed World War II pilot, say archaeologists

An inscription on an air raid shelter at an airfield which played an important role in the Battle of Britain could have been the last act of a serving pilot, says a county archaeologist.

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