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Dolphins are much more intelligent than humans when it comes to fishing: they don’t even need a net. Watch this video to see how they do it.

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The horrific crime of human trafficking may be closer to you than you realise. The United Nations’ World Day against Trafficking in Persons takes place on 30 July each year. Find out more by reading this article.

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Gemma is sick of being ignored while Sam is on his phone. In this video they discuss the pros and cons of being constantly connected. What will they decide to do? 

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World Oceans Day is a day to think about the extremely important role that the oceans play in all our lives, the dangers that are facing our oceans and the actions we can take to protect them.

Video zone – How wolves change rivers
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Yes, that's right – wolves can change rivers! Watch this video and find out how.

Lemon pavlova recipe
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Learn how to make a lemon pavlova – a dessert made of meringue with cream and almonds on top – and amaze your friends and family. Delicious!

Video zone - Space snack time with Samantha Cristoforetti
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In this video, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tells us about the healthy snacks that she eats in the spaceship.

Video zone – The salt hotel
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Would you like to stay in a hotel made out of salt? Watch this video to find out more about this unusual hotel in Bolivia. 

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The story of English starts more than a thousand years ago. Richard goes to the British Library to hear – and see – how the language has changed over the years.

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Richard finds out about all the different kinds of English and talks to some of the hundreds of thousands of students who come to Great Britain to learn English every year.

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Shakespeare, Dickens and more... Britain's literary history is world class, and Richard speaks to experts about some of the country's greatest writers.

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Modern-day authors cast their own spells, too, and Richard visits a very magical place to find out about contemporary English writers.

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Whatever your taste, Britain is home to some of the greatest sports – and sporting venues – in the world. Watch the video and go behind the scenes at Silverstone Circuit, home of F1, and Wembley Stadium, temple of football!

Sport is Great - windsurfer
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Messing about in boats is a British obsession. Richard visits Portland and Weymouth's Olympic harbour and finds out if he's got what it takes to win a medal on the water.

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You might not think of Britain as a tropical country, but at the Eden Project they have their very own rainforest! Richard learns about the centre's cutting-edge work in research and education, and pretends to be a bat for one of the world's rarest plants.

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Richard is blown away by the cutting edge of green technology, and sees how London's Olympic Stadium wins gold in the green Games.

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Richard goes to one of the world's greatest universities: Oxford. He discovers some of its history and hears about its famous students.

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Richard visits one of the world's largest science museums and the Wellcome Medical Museum, and finds out how British scientists, engineers and doctors have shaped our understanding of the world.

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Richard goes behind the scenes at Dyson, home of the space-age vacuum cleaner and much more!

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British innovation is not just in the home. Join Richard as he talks about robots, space exploration – and very fast cars.

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Richard meets Richard - Branson, that is! - and gets business advice from one of Britain's greatest entrepreneurs.

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Richard carries on searching for the secret of entrepreneurial success, visiting two of Britain's youngest - and most fashionable - entrepreneurs, before meeting one of the judges of Britain's very own entrepreneurial reality TV show, Dragons' Den.

Heritage is Great
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Richard shows us the best way to see London's many sights, travels back in time to the Warwick Castle of 500 years ago... and gets into a sword fight!

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Richard goes even further back in time – 4,500 years back! With the help of Susan Greaney, he investigates one of Britain's greatest and most mysterious sites – Stonehenge.

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From Wallace and Gromit to Ewan McGregor, Britain's cinema is great. Richard visits the London Film Museum and finds out about the facilities for making film in the UK.

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Richard looks back at past masters of British creativity at Tate Britain and then comes right up to date with an introduction to Britain's great computer gaming scene.

Countryside is Great
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Britain's countryside is great, rich with lakes, mountains and monuments. Richard goes to the Lake District first, before crossing the border to Wales.

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Richard continues his exploration of Britain's great countryside. He sees the lakes and mountains of Scotland and two of the world's natural wonders: the Giant's Causeway in Ireland and the magnificent Durdle Door in Dorset.

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Some of the greatest music in the world comes from Britain, and British music is still topping the charts today. Richard visits The Premises recording studio, where many world-famous artists have made music.

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Richard's musical journey continues with the opening night of Aida at the Royal Albert Hall. Then it's off to Southampton to find out how great British music is entertaining and helping people from all walks of life.  

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