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The BBC has announced it's scrapping free TV licences for the over 75s. But if you're over 75 and claim Pension Credit you could still be eligible for a free TV licence.

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What is k?

Age UK's Dr Elizabeth Webb explains the k value, which tells us more about how coronavirus is spreading.

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We talk to renowned zoologist and photographer Mark Carwardine about how to get to know the birds that visit British gardens this time of year.

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