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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:40:21 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:43:42 GMT
Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers. 
VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:54:44 GMT
Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response. 
VIDEO: Louisiana's vanishing voodoo culture  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:55:59 GMT
The BBC Pop Up bureau explores the rich heritage of voodoo culture among the Cajun and Creole communities of Louisiana. 
VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster?  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:44:36 GMT
The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest. 
Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:06:28 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews 
Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:53:12 GMT
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found. 
Tesco shares slump on profits error  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:11:44 GMT
Tesco shares close 6.5% down after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by £263m, £13m more than the original estimate. 
Brazilian firms up bid for Chiquita  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:29:59 GMT
Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups up their bid for banana giant Chiquita after their initial offer was rejected earlier this month. 
'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:08 GMT
A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing. 
Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:03:22 GMT
Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds. 
Knightley to make Broadway debut  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:06:38 GMT
British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola's classic novel. 
Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:47:03 GMT
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer. 
North America gears up for eclipse  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:43:31 GMT
Skywatchers in North America will be treated to the final eclipse of the year on Thursday. 
Monster shark 'kept whales in check'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:23:19 GMT
The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.