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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:37:11 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:53:21 GMT
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world. 
VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:13:24 GMT
Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons. 
VIDEO: Why is the US election so costly?  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:16:26 GMT
The US mid-term election is projected to be the most expensive ever, and the BBC takes a look at where the millions of dollars comes from. 
VIDEO: Italy needs EU help to patrol seas  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:32:44 GMT
Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels. 
Has quantitative easing worked?  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:42:35 GMT
The US Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce the end of its "quantitative easing" policy this week. Has it worked? Or has it set the scene for another financial crisis? 
New Nato boss on challenges ahead  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:30:23 GMT
With most Nato members intent on cutting defence spending, Mark Urban asks the alliance's new chief Jens Stoltenberg how he can stop it becoming an association of broken promises. 
VIDEO: Quarantine fuels US political row  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:17:19 GMT
BBC News looks at how the battle against Ebola has become a political football - in 60 seconds. 
Money in politics: More than a game  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:17:03 GMT
This year's mid-term elections are set to become the most expensive in US history. Where is this money coming from and what is it doing to campaigns, candidates and the political process? 
Why scratching 'intensifies itching'  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:14:45 GMT
Scratching an itch releases serotonin, which paradoxically makes you more itchy, research suggests. 
Norway's long wait for rockslide  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:29:24 GMT
It could be a long wait for viewers, but Norwegian TV has set up a webcam in front of Mount Mannen in anticipation of a large rockslide. 
US posts better-than-expected growth  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:27:38 GMT
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting. 
Barclays sets aside £500m in probe  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:04:34 GMT
Barclays reports profits of £3.72bn for the first nine months of the year as it sets aside £500m relating to "investigations" into foreign exchange trading. 
Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:59:47 GMT
Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats. 
VIDEO: Smart glasses light up for messages  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:58:58 GMT
From colour changing glasses to space age cooling waistcoats - the latest technology in Japan