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A pair of John Lennon's sunglasses have sold for £137,500. The Beatles star left them in the back of drummer Ringo Starr's car in the summer of 1968. John's former chauffeur Alan Herring, who sold them at auction, asked John if he wanted him to get them fixed when noticing they were missing a screw. He said not to worry as "they were just for the look". Click the link in our bio to read more 👆(📷Getty Images/Sothebys/PA Wire)   #Beatles     #music     #band     #JohnLennon     #bbcnews  


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Meet five-year-old Jacob who has just wrapped his arms around his little brother for the first time. Jacob was born eight weeks early with most of his left arm missing but now, thanks to successful fundraising and a prosthetic arm designer, Jacob will experience a brand new, shiny green arm.   #inspiration     #Wales     #cuddle     #brother     #bbcnews  


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What happens next with Brexit? How will Boris Johnson’s victory affect money in pocket? Find out what the future holds for the Conservatives, Labour and Scotland.   #politics     #Labour     #Conservative     #Scotland     #election     #bbcnews  


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On the day of the UK general election results, 100 young people were asked how they felt. From "I feel like politics has abandoned me" to "I felt absolute sheer relief", listen to their voices.   #election     #vote     #voices     #podcast     #bbcnews  


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"Thank you once again to my legions of fans who I will never take for granted." 🎤 Sir Rod Stewart has become the oldest male solo artist to have a number one album in the UK.   @sirrodstewart  , who is 74 years and 11 months old, released his 10th chart topper on 22 November and it rose to the top spot this week in a close race between Robbie Williams and The Who. Tap the link in our bio to find out more👆(📷BBC/Guy Levy)   #music     #UK     #numberone     #bbcnews  


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“Wear your success like a T-shirt not like a tuxedo.” Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan told BBC's Tom Brook about his accomplishments, his two left feet and his recent career misfires. 🎬🕺  #Bollywood     #India     #film     #bbcnews  


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Who do you think would win in a fight, an octopus or an eagle? Judging by this video, which was taken at a fish farm off the coast of British Columbia, you might want to put your money on 🐙. The hungry eagle had swooped down to snatch his dinner from the sea, but may have bit off one - or eight - more legs than he could chew. Tap the link in our bio 👆to see how the bird escaped.   #animalsofinstagram     #wildlife     #bbcnews  

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"Your hand may have quivered over the ballot paper before you put your cross in the Conservative box and you may intend to return to Labour next time round". UK PM Boris Johnson says he is "humbled" after winning a large majority in the general election. The prime minister also pledged to "get Brexit done", make the NHS his government's top priority and "spread opportunity to every corner of the UK".   #bbcnews     #BBCElection     #GE2019     #GeneralElectionResults     #politics  


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The Conservative Party won a clear majority, with the Labour Party swept aside in its traditional heartlands. It was a good night for the SNP, while the Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson lost her seat.   #GE2019     #election     #politics     #borisjohnson     #jeremycorbyn     #snp     #libdems     #bbcnews  


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The Conservatives have secured an overall majority in the 2019 UK General Election. Boris Johnson’s party have passed the 326 seat mark, to formally win the election. Tap the link in our bio to discover the result seat-by-seat, and read how the party secured their victory.   #bbcnews     #BBCElection     #GE2019     #politics  

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The Conservatives are set to win an overall majority of 86 in the UK general election, according to an exit poll for the BBC, ITV and Sky News. The survey taken at polling stations suggests the Conservatives will get 368 MPs - 50 more than at the 2017 election. Labour would be down to 191, the Lib Dems would get 13, the SNP 55 and the Brexit Party none. Tap the link in our bio to read more.   #politics     #ukpolitics     #bbcnews  

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Tobacco pipes and ceramic hair curlers are among the artefacts recovered from the wreckage of HMS Invincible off the coast of the UK. The ship was captured by the British from the French in 1747 and is credited with totally revolutionising the British Navy. BBC reporter Duncan Kennedy was given an exclusive first look of the items recovered from the depths.   #HMSinvincible     #ships     #history     #navy     #solent     #bbcnews  


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