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BBC World Service 2h
Dozens of masked men armed with batons have stormed a train station in Hong Kong, violently attacking people on platforms.
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BBC World Service 12h
President Trump's Twitter attack on four Democrat congresswomen of colour has re-ignited the issues of race and racism in US politics
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BBC World Service 15h
“A lot of the kids may be responsible for their siblings.”
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BBC World Service 16h
Relive the crucial 13 minutes that took humans to the Moon in 1969
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BBC World Service 17h
“There’s a lot of fear in the community.” Many students in the El Colegio High School in Minneapolis have family members who are unauthorized immigrants. How do they cope with the fear of deportation and family separation?
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BBC World Service Sport Jul 20
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BBC World Service 18h
In some US cities, operational flying cars could be a reality by 2023 😮
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BBC World Service 19h
Has a sound or visual event ever triggered a weird tingling sensation through your body? You may have been experiencing ASMR
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BBC World Service Jul 20
Exactly 50 years ago, and six hours and 39 minutes after landing on the Moon, Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface, saying "It's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"
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BBC World Service Jul 20
If you've enjoyed the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, why not download the podcast? tells the story of Apollo 11 and speaks to Gerry Griffin, and Charlie Duke
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BBC World Service Jul 20
⚡️ “50 years on: The final 13 minutes of the Apollo 11 moon landing”
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BBC World Service Jul 20
An estimated 650 million people worldwide watched the Moon landing, from kids in Central Park, to passengers in Sydney airport and people in the park in Hong Kong
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BBC World Service Jul 20
Six hours and 39 minutes after landing Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"
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BBC World Service Jul 20
“Roger, Tranquility. We copy you on the ground. You got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We're breathing again. Thanks a lot.” And with that, Capsule Communicator Charlie Duke confirms the first ever Moon landing
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BBC World Service Jul 20
"Houston. Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." Neil Armstrong delivers the momentous news to mission control
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BBC World Service Jul 20
"Contact light!” With 18 seconds to spare, says the lunar module’s three foot probes have made contact with the Moon's surface. They switch off the engine, allowing Eagle to drop to the ground
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BBC World Service Jul 20
"30 seconds": Time - and fuel - is running out. In simulator tests on Earth, they have never been this close to zero...
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BBC World Service Jul 20
“60 seconds”: This call-out means that if they don’t land within the minute, they will have to abort because they are almost out of fuel. Armstrong still hasn't found a safe place to land
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BBC World Service Jul 20
"Pretty rocky area,” says Neil Armstrong. He sees that Eagle is heading for an unsafe landing site - a field of boulders on the side of a giant 200 metre wide crater. So he switches off autopilot and decides to steer the lunar module manually
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BBC World Service Jul 20
Another alarm sounds - this time it’s a 1201. But mission control quickly realises it’s the same kind as the 1202 which startled everyone earlier. They're fine to proceed...
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