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VIDEO: WW1: The Famine of Mount Lebanon  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:05:53 GMT
As a proportion of the total population, more people died in Greater Syria than anywhere else in the world during the First World War. In Mount Lebanon a third of the population died of famine and disease. 
VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:41:54 GMT
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate. 
VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:47:43 GMT
Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered. 
VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:16:31 GMT
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali. 
US returns ancient artefacts to Peru  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:53:28 GMT
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves. 
Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:06:28 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews 
Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:53:37 GMT
Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors. 
UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EU  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:41:37 GMT
The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (€2.1bn) towards the European Union's budget because the economy has performed better than expected in recent years. 
Job centres to get digital makeover  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:12:33 GMT
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres. 
'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. 
Spanish art gems head for UK town  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:39:09 GMT
A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. 
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. 
Science chief warns on acid oceans  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:18:50 GMT
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions. 
North America experiences eclipse  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:09:55 GMT
Skywatchers in North America are treated to the final eclipse of the year. 
First Ebola case in Mali confirmed  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:04:16 GMT
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.