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Published: Friday 31 March 2006

-- The film, Cherub of the Mist follows two zoo-bred pandas as they become the first ever released in the Singalila National Park in China. It reveals the mating, nest-building and rearing of new-born cubs. Filmed in treetop homes of the forbidding habitat in the eastern Himalayas, the documentary tracks the panda's lonely battle for survival.

The London Underground map, the Spitfire, the famous World War II jet and the supersonic Concorde, now out of commission, have been voted Britain's three favourite iconic designs of the last century. London Design Museum's visitors were asked to choose their favourite British design from 25 examples of innovation.

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