Blog posts by year and month August 2013

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    1. Can a radio studio be powered only by renewable energy? On Thursday 5th September we’ll find out, as we fill the public piazza at BBC North with solar panels, wind turbines, processed chip fat for biofuel and enough exercise bikes to keep Richard Bacon’s show on-air by pedal-power…if our guest...

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    2. It feels a lot like a doctor’s surgery: dove-white walls, a slightly clinical antiseptic smell. The difference is, it's not you that's being checked but your pills.

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    3. Russell Fuller looks forward to the US Open, his first Grand Slam as BBC tennis correspondent.

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    4. It is 50 years since Martin Luther King’s March on Washington, where he gave his “I have a dream” speech from the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall. This weekend the anniversary is marked with a re-enactment rally; part commemoration, part celebration. I will be broadcasting from there from ...

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    5. Next week on BBC Radio 5 live we’re travelling to five Eurozone countries in five days, reporting on the state of the European economy. There have been recent good news headlines saying the economy is growing, but I want to know whether this change is real. Is it benefiting the public - not just companies, markets and governments?

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    6. It promises to be another great season and we hope our blend of old and new will be a winning combination for all our listeners.

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    7. Roddy Forsythe on the history between England and Scotland's international football teams.

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    8. I spent an afternoon on an industrial estate just outside Cambridge during the week meeting the men and women who spend all day watching it - 9am until 6pm. Then it's back to their families for tea.

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    9. Jennie Gow looks back on the first half of the 2013 Formula 1 season.

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