The Great British class calculator

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We’ve had a huge response to our class calculator this week, particularly across social media, following a major survey by BBC Lab UK. The survey suggests that traditional categories of working, middle and upper class are outdated and we all fit in to one of seven new classes. The class calculator – which lets you
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iPhone and iPad app update

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On Tuesday we are releasing an update to the BBC News iPhone and iPad app in the UK designed to make the app faster and more stable, with bigger, better quality images on the home screen. We are busy doing some research and thinking at the moment about what people are looking for in our
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School Report News Day 2013

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So it’s here. School Report News Day 2013 is upon us – and about 1,000 schools are due to take part, making the news that matters to them. They will appear across BBC News – on TV, radio and online and on regional news programmes. The project is now in its seventh year, and is
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BBC News comes to Burma

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BBC World News will soon be available in Burma. Those are words that, even six months ago, I would not have imagined writing. But Burma, a byword for media censorship and repression, is starting to open up. In September I visited Burma to begin the negotiations which led to this breakthrough in BBC distribution. I
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Expanded distribution in the US for BBC World News

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This week viewers to BBC World News have been watching a series of reports focusing on the Arab uprisings, two years after they first began. Correspondents have been in Damascus, Tunis, Cairo, the Syria-Lebanon border and elsewhere. Their eyewitness TV reporting is accompanied by further explanation and analysis on our website, bbc.com/news. These are expert
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