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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:09:33 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Mobile screens to help the short sighted  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:50:31 GMT
Scientists at MIT are working on trying to create "superhuman vision". 
VIDEO: 'Hero' rescues man from burning house  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:26:37 GMT
A man has been rescued from a burning house in California in the US. 
VIDEO: Cliff diving champions crowned  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:51:25 GMT
There were spectacular scenes in Yuctan, Mexico, this Saturday for the final event of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. 
AUDIO: What next for Africa's radio industry?  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:20:13 GMT
BBC Newsday presenter Alan Kasujja examines how Africa's radio industry is coping with huge changes in technology. 
VIDEO: Running a marathon in a smog mask  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:08:53 GMT
The Chinese capital has been suffering under heavy smog for the past few weeks, but the 34th edition of the Beijing marathon still went ahead on Sunday. 
China says no to Dumbledore  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:59:17 GMT
Chinese state media urge citizens to think carefully when choosing an English name. 
VIDEO: Robot dragon versus giant spider  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:09:32 GMT
Two mythical creatures, a giant spider and a huge dragon, have faced one another in battle at Beijing's Olympic Park. 
IBM pays $1.5bn to offload chip unit  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:26:24 GMT
IBM is paying $1.5bn to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi's GlobalFoundries as it announces a 17% profits fall. 
Lufthansa pilots' strike expanded  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:50:55 GMT
A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting both short and long-haul services has affected the plans of 200,000 travellers. 
Minecraft city built in two years  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:00:42 GMT
A student from Delaware has spent two years constructing Titan City from 4.5 million Minecraft building blocks. 
Anonymising router project shut down  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:15:34 GMT
A plan to raise cash to make a router that hides what people do online has been suspended after questions were raised about the project. 
Cheryl's husband wins privacy payout  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:10:21 GMT
The husband of singer and X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini accepts substantial privacy damages over a "very upsetting" magazine article. 
Brad Pitt's Fury closes festival  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:17:14 GMT
Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival. 
African solar plan to power UK homes  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:33:33 GMT
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.