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"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel


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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:39:20 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: 'White space' internet developed  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:18:01 GMT
David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the "white space" which could help remote areas access fast broadband. 
VIDEO: Banksy art sale saves Bristol boys' club  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:40:56 GMT
The elusive street artist Banksy has helped save a boys club in his home city of Bristol. 
VIDEO: Eighty years married and still in love  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:12:14 GMT
A couple who met in 1928 are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary today and tell the BBC why they're still in love. 
VIDEO: Cheryl and Cowell back to take on Strictly  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:30:18 GMT
The new series of the X Factor is back on television screens from Saturday. Colin Paterson looks at the new judging line-up and the future of the show 
VIDEO: Close shave for Shaun the sheep  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:31:50 GMT
A sheep called Shaun has been shorn for the first time in his life and his fleece has weighed in at a huge 23 kilograms. 
Hello Kitty is not actually a cat  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:46:53 GMT
Yes, you read that right, Hello Kitty is not a cat - she's a British school kid who likes apple pie, say her creators. 
Malaysia Airlines expects more losses  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:30:14 GMT
Malaysia Airlines says the full financial impact of the two tragedies to hit the company will be seen in the second half of the year. 
EU widens aid to dairy exporters  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:46:22 GMT
The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU. 
'Fashionable' smartwatches announced  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:51:08 GMT
South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple. 
Call for Facebook beheadings rethink  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:52:16 GMT
Controversial beheading photo posts from Syria spur one of Facebook's safety advisers to call for pictures to have warnings. 
US film-maker William Greaves dies  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:45:42 GMT
The US film-maker and Emmy-winning journalist, William Greaves, has died in New York at the age of 87. 
Bake Off contestant 'stitched up'  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:13:08 GMT
The Great British Bake Off contestant blamed by some for another's exit claims to have been "stitched up" by the way the BBC One programme was edited. 
Memories 'flipped' from bad to good  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:09:02 GMT
Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa. 
Ebola vaccine to be tested in UK  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:18:24 GMT
A trial vaccine against Ebola could be tested on healthy volunteers in the UK in September, says an international health consortium.