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VIDEO: Camel birth shocks sheep farmer  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:43:43 GMT
A farmer who was hoping for some rest after a busy lambing season has been surprised by his latest newborn - a camel. 
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VIDEO: Anxious time for Syria's Christians  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:23:39 GMT
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year. 
VIDEO: Latin America honours Garcia Marquez  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:25:20 GMT
The BBC's Will Grant reports from Mexico where readers celebrate the work of author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who lived in the country for 40 years. 
VIDEO: Tree topples as strong winds hit NZ  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:13:05 GMT
Footage has emerged of a tropical storm in New Zealand blowing down a large tree as the remnants of Cyclone Ita swept through the city of Nelson. 
VIDEO: 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:39:18 GMT
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope. 
Female cave insects have 'penises'  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:51:03 GMT
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia. 
Gold found in Indian man's stomach  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:51:01 GMT
A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC. 
US banking giants see mixed results  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:34:30 GMT
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump. 
Weibo shares surge on US debut  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:10:20 GMT
Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start. 
German media boss criticises Google  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:24 GMT
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant. 
Lavabit loses contempt appeal  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:37:07 GMT
A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden. 
Prince re-signs with 'slave' label  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:49:23 GMT
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago. 
Kim Novak speaks out over jibes  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:07:13 GMT
Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars. 
Ancient life 'frozen' by impacts  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:54:53 GMT
Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.