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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:40:40 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Whitlam: 'A radical politician'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:58:35 GMT
The former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of ninety-eight. 
VIDEO: Investigation into US 'pumpkin riot'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:26:17 GMT
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting. 
VIDEO: Mobile screens to help the short sighted  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:50:31 GMT
Scientists at MIT are working on trying to create "superhuman vision". 
VIDEO: Ebola survivors’ blood 'saving lives'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:21:11 GMT
Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease. 
China says no to Dumbledore  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:59:17 GMT
Chinese state media urge citizens to think carefully when choosing an English name. 
VIDEO: Robot dragon versus giant spider  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:09:32 GMT
Two mythical creatures, a giant spider and a huge dragon, have faced one another in battle at Beijing's Olympic Park. 
AbbVie and Shire terminate merger  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:26:33 GMT
US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate. 
China growth slows to five-year low  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:20:21 GMT
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures. 
Google changes 'to fight piracy'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:16:27 GMT
Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy. 
Anonymising router project shut down  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:15:34 GMT
A plan to raise cash to make a router that hides what people do online has been suspended after questions were raised about the project. 
Actress Lynda Bellingham dies at 66  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:35:39 GMT
Tributes are paid to British actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham, who has died at the age of 66 after suffering colon cancer. 
Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:09:43 GMT
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81. 
African solar plan to power UK homes  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:33:33 GMT
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa. 
Europe 'will fail to protect climate'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:05:35 GMT
IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.