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BBC News opens video footage archives to public

The fall of the Berlin Wall and action footage of the 1966 England World Cup team are among items released from the BBC News archives for the first time,? which includes over 80 segments within a 50-year period. The bulletins, which are available online, are for the UK public to use for free in their own creative works,? under the Creative Archive Licence. For video and other artists in the UK,? this is going to be very exciting news;? at present the download pages check the originating IP address and decline download to anyone who appears not to be accessing the page from any network outside the UK.