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Mark Mardell covered this wonderful story on the World This Weekend today, on @BBCSounds https://t.co/umess9L79q🏆 Britain in lockdown, we have a winner https://t.co/u1brM40DPR🎻 🙏 Silvia, we suspect you'd be welcome in any hospital on Earth right now https://t.co/PtS8e17Qw9Today's #R4Appeal is for the charity Mary's Meals, presented by Judy Murray https://t.co/oZFFaqM9gyThere is always hope. Hear how @GretaThunberg navigated a remarkable and tumultuous year of her life.… https://t.co/msm7tQya6HHere you go, homeschoolers, another terrific Homeschool History from the legendary @Greg_Jenner. Download them all… https://t.co/M1ab7xepiqThis story, live on The World This Weekend, on @BBCSounds, now https://t.co/OAYhC9T10w (rewind in the Sounds app) https://t.co/ZfXwzkiAM4Three great minds rethink the potential of the spaces we inhabit. https://t.co/DBZMOB3OrP"Peace is not something we can take for granted." Secretary General of @NATO, @jensstoltenberg on… https://t.co/LDoqbaBQWAThe story of the systematic doping of the 2012 and 2014 Olympics by the Russian state set against the ongoing attem… https://t.co/sSXvCauWK2Today's #R4Appeal is for the charity Mary's Meals, presented by Judy Murray https://t.co/fyOLAOQh0r
7/12
2020
A cathartic final this thing from the Lenzie crew. Do listen. It's lovely. https://t.co/DUCPKA7gVC"It was a house where you were allowed to be who you wanted to be": Bridget Jones creator, Helen Fielding, on her c… https://t.co/yZdTYtlTe6Toni Morrison - in her own words and in those of her friends and admirers. A beautiful 45-minute listen, on… https://t.co/UEphSc66GBIn 2015 Barack Obama sang Amazing Grace after victims' families forgave a white supremacist who murdered nine black… https://t.co/aWQGcLUtm8➡ At the roundabout take the third exit ⬆ Continue straight for 800 metres ⬅ Turn left ➡ Turn right ⤵ Make a u-turn… https://t.co/ZHrCpAYuv3Queenie, @CandiceC_W's novel (Book of the Year AND Best Debut at the British Book Awards) is on @BBCSounds. Downloa… https://t.co/7Ld5g6o9mmJust heard myself being impersonated on Dead Ringers on @BBCRadio4. Weird experience, not least because it sounded… https://t.co/MVuKk6qAuo
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4 @trevormfisher @NASA Funny you should ask, Trevor. They're (almost) all online. You'll find 1,472 episodes on… https://t.co/O6xzNPNXPLOn this day in 1979, @NASA's Skylab space station crashed to Earth. https://t.co/dHvKSWeSrvFrom running errands for extremists to being spied on by private investigators. https://t.co/jbs9ANa7qa"As a young boy I was never considered to be a player at all…" In 1996 Jack Charlton talked about his remarkable jo… https://t.co/jv4EXHRhviOne of English football's most popular characters, he was in the team that won the World Cup at Wembley in 1966, al… https://t.co/i4M7nXtaiJWe've lost one of the greats of the game. https://t.co/UlU6NyKA04
7/11
2020
🚢 This takes falling asleep to the Shipping Forecast to a whole new level. We call it 💤 The Sleeping Forecast 💤 It'… https://t.co/49j4szwlTnRewind on @BBCSounds to listen to the Kanneh-Masons now! https://t.co/ww1nUlwrJ0 https://t.co/h925gQHFUwSo what does 1M+ mean? A helpful @BBCNews #coronavirus video. https://t.co/dg97VKCg9JWhat would you like to ask our #bbcaq panel tonight? Ready and waiting are @andrealeadsom @Fox_Clairehttps://t.co/AKL3GviNOk
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4This story, live on @BBCPM, on the @BBCSounds app now. https://t.co/IFo2TtNa6B https://t.co/LxJPrBRdcBWhat’s the one thing that makes life better? Joe Wicks shares secrets from his mates. @thebodycoach https://t.co/pm7wfj1nUl"Never in the history of the committee has there been this delay.The PM must take personal responsibility...it is p… https://t.co/57TAu1xXtg
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4Has moving our lives online given us a false sense of normality? https://t.co/mJB1MMS0fPWhat was the last extraordinary year like for teenage climate superstar @GretaThunberg? A special edition of the… https://t.co/skDDlbAq8wA network of fake journalists duped news outlets into publishing almost 100 comment pieces. @amolrajan spoke to… https://t.co/rKkDZ2omps"It was a house where you were allowed to be who you wanted to be": Bridget Jones creator, Helen Fielding, on her c… https://t.co/BL1bdXI1SlWhy our obsession with 'winners' and 'winning at all costs' is holding us back. https://t.co/pWxSIX4oxMHere you go, homeschoolers, another terrific Homeschool History from the legendary @Greg_Jenner. Download them all… https://t.co/rWhmpAiOpaMap fans, this is fascinating. https://t.co/7IMM2hF8BZ #R4Seriously
7/10
2020
"We all thought it was going to be a disaster!" Helen Fielding on the first Bridget Jones film #desertislanddiscs w… https://t.co/E3zvPb6JHUQueenie, @CandiceC_W's novel (Book of the Year AND Best Debut at the British Book Awards) is on @BBCSounds. Downloa… https://t.co/YEIQdy6cn5"I fundamentally believe that you should not be stopped on the streets of our country simply because of the colour… https://t.co/2x9qxeixEM
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4On @BBCSounds, a special #coronavirus edition of In Business. https://t.co/zgC1YXrdpHDetails of redundancies and closures announced today. https://t.co/fY6aLGHo0N https://t.co/TFHSeeLJKPToday's #R4Appeal is for the charity Nystagmus Network, presented by Richard Osman https://t.co/QvquZwxameIn 2015 Barack Obama sang Amazing Grace after victims' families forgave a white supremacist who murdered nine black… https://t.co/9GLXj7IlmeListen live to coverage of this story and @Theresa_May's contribution to the debate on @BBCSounds now… https://t.co/cvWFMG9p79Is the cultural obsession with 'winners' and 'winning at alll costs' holding us back? Is it REALLY just about troph… https://t.co/7CHQmqXMD9
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4"If you're a victim of domestic abuse, work is your safe place and being at home is not" Former Prime Minister… https://t.co/UtvqNWSKYu
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4🚢 This takes falling asleep to the Shipping Forecast to a whole new level. We call it 💤 The Sleeping Forecast 💤 It'… https://t.co/ntsWcfZnBDIt is not clear if Stormzy is accepting bookings for this kind of work more widely. https://t.co/z5mBU0UpcjHere you go, homeschoolers, another terrific Homeschool History from the legendary @Greg_Jenner. Download them all… https://t.co/SJGxLHxrzmToni Morrison - in her own words and in those of her friends and admirers. A beautiful 45-minute listen, on… https://t.co/nwl8Oa6cGE
7/9
2020
"It was a house where you were allowed to be who you wanted to be": Bridget Jones creator, Helen Fielding, on her c… https://t.co/t4eHbA9nA2Queenie, @CandiceC_W's novel (Book of the Year AND Best Debut at the British Book Awards) is on @BBCSounds. Downloa… https://t.co/gwdKaYT1bNAll a bit different for Aggers as he speaks to the captains after the toss! 📻 Listen: https://t.co/IIKtiqnGCW 💻 Fo… https://t.co/cW4HCz5H0K
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4So what does 1M+ mean? A helpful @BBCNews #coronavirus video. https://t.co/GZMcFQaux3Map fans, this is fascinating. https://t.co/i6FQTjOlmZ #R4SeriouslyLive coverage of this story on @BBCSounds now https://t.co/ww1nUlwrJ0 https://t.co/IhZINi5R1lOf course, you can download the whole series on @BBCSounds https://t.co/cpIGnNmJTF https://t.co/pTEhveoG6ZLife after the pandemic. https://t.co/tMnH0zgfgiThe Rethink podcast - 56 short episodes about what comes after the pandemic. https://t.co/fkeZLJ1NUZAll this AND dishwasher loading anxiety? @MrMichaelSpicer's on @BBCSounds: https://t.co/lNEHW4paZ8 https://t.co/FqiK8wpEqGThis and all the big stories live in the @BBCSounds app now https://t.co/ww1nUlwrJ0 https://t.co/cwLOGETyL5
7/8
2020
@riot_salad Please Zoom responsibly.Toni Morrison - in her own words and in those of her friends and admirers. A beautiful 45-minute listen, on… https://t.co/IhVTsi1o82This terrific two-part series is presented by Booker Prize-winning author @BernardineEvari. Download it on… https://t.co/LEV8wbtmcY @Hassan_Syed_ 👋 @GeorgeThePoet Have you heard George's podcast? @GeorgeThePoet on @BBCSounds https://t.co/g5ise4Rg3w“Rap’s not music. It’s a broadcasting service. We decide what we talk about.” - @GeorgeThePoet https://t.co/tRhz8tCTU4 @sleepycatt Fun! And yet somehow also terrifying. @lmp321 *kicks table* Ooh, sorry, got to go, someone at the door! @cattyish Of course. https://t.co/W4XjA9i0N3 @CraigMaggie Laptop looming - a very 2020 discourtesy! @emmarcarr This is fine until someone decides to upgrade to the Pro version and there's no cut off ☹ @AlanGlancey Thanks for your input, Alan. Do stick around for the brainstorm at the end, though! @Philippa_Perry Seconded.This episode of In Business is all about WFH - the impacts on productivity, collaboration - and on workers' wellbei… https://t.co/YTY3wYtA2W @nickwaplington Do you find your work colleagues have mixed feelings about this approach? @Silverginger @BBCArchive House! 😉 @katkin2 @BBCArchive 😉 https://t.co/hsi2YSLvJk @3choirs Brilliant, of course! 🐐 🐐 🐐There's a fantastic collection of empty sets from BBC TV programmes across the years on the @BBCArchive web site -… https://t.co/HkysnDWXMt💻 What's your secret for making video calls useful and fun?The longer-term symptoms of #Covid19 are just becoming known https://t.co/TjM451ijAgA wonderful 45 minutes with the legendary author, on @BBCSounds https://t.co/nCzwe8MtzlHere's another of @BBCRadio3's beautiful #PostcardsFromComposers, a musical highlight of the lockdown! This one's f… https://t.co/nlORX28ui7Prof Steve Jones has spent his life studying 🐌 and the ☀️ But what's the connection? 😳😳😳 https://t.co/WSCDOBUvv8 https://t.co/PXc1bqgEFYAmazon's @Twitch streaming platform is facing a misogyny crisis. Streamer and esports broadcaster @FrankieWard came… https://t.co/xNjA6X9vzo
7/7
2020
"We all thought it was going to be a disaster!" Helen Fielding on the first Bridget Jones film #desertislanddiscs w… https://t.co/yQ43UISbZp"In normal times, many of us focus more on how our bodies look than how they work." Could the coronavirus pandemic… https://t.co/VMXQ9OJBKF @gemmazoey Hi Gemma, enquired about this for you! :-)So what does 1M+ mean? A helpful @BBCNews #coronavirus video. https://t.co/ou9Jjy5nwA🌍 Is it surprising that life on earth continues to exist?🌍 Biologist Prof Steve Jones says life has an amazing abi… https://t.co/89dephJM2JThe whole of this remarkable story is available on @BBCSounds now. https://t.co/EIXSCMDyGZ https://t.co/kvAtV7gqYfMr James Acaster: "I think I know what your music taste is…" @MrNishKumar: "…and you don't think I'm a good comedia… https://t.co/GzX0UYoA9S @IMcMillan @BBCSounds @kennyhiggs @gordoncorera @susie_dent This is Peter White's second appointment with the… https://t.co/cfgLpe3i3BNice work, Jeff. And here's a handy explanation of 'buck moon' https://t.co/bLfgVzZdB9 https://t.co/xoSxhRRYkQ @BBCRadio3 @DrMatthewSweet @BBCSounds One film composer pays tribute to another... https://t.co/JjZEGvgaxOThis Spaghetti Western edition of @BBCRadio3's Sound of Cinema, with @DrMatthewSweet, features lots of Morricone, o… https://t.co/Zhn7SZcjBEThe playful musical genius who invented an entire new category for film music has died, aged 91. https://t.co/098IBNl1qF
7/6
2020

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