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VIDEO: Syria-held French journalists freed  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:08:22 GMT
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year have been freed. 
VIDEO: Three missing in Everest avalanche  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:15:42 GMT
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest. 
VIDEO: SpaceX launches station cargo flight  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:55:06 GMT
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday. 
VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:43:15 GMT
A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic. 
VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:07:41 GMT
Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches. 
Mother tells of lion park ordeal  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:59:57 GMT
A mother tells of her family's lucky escape after their car caught fire in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park. 
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. 
SpaceX launches station cargo flight  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday. 
Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:03:35 GMT
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.