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Friday 3 July 2009, 12:23
Abraham Lincoln got it right when he offered counsel back in the 1800s:
"It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and resolve all doubt."
Barack Obama's political muse - also from Illinois but preferring elephant hide to the traditional donkey jacket - was the first...
Friday 3 July 2009, 11:47
The inscrutable masks of Noh theatre are about to be given a second life. Literally.
A tiny room half-filled with Japanese ex-pats on Buckingham Gate held the key to finding out more.
It was billed as a "virtual seminar" on the challenges of linking the past to the future.
A talk designed to question...
Wednesday 24 June 2009, 17:46
There is no doubt that Twitter has become a valuable newsgathering tool. Increasingly, BBC journalists find themselves using this clever resource to root out information and to reach people and places. The recent earthquake in L'Aquila clearly demonstrated the journalistic power and potential of this...
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