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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:47:01 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: 100-year-old tortoise is on the move  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:06:41 GMT
An extremely rare Galapagos tortoise thought to be 100 years old has been given a new home at a zoo in Ohio. 
VIDEO: Pickleball: A sport for all ages  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:20:22 GMT
Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines badminton, tennis and table tennis. 
VIDEO: Buried gold sparks treasure hunt  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:43:37 GMT
Hundreds of people have descended on Folkestone beach in a bid to get their hands on a share of buried gold worth £10,000. 
VIDEO: Litter bug mountaineers 'must recycle'  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:01:55 GMT
Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it. 
VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:23:39 GMT
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit. 
Dahl draft spills Factory secrets  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:40:33 GMT
Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate. 
Russian rouble falls to new low  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:59:01 GMT
The Russian rouble falls to a record low against the dollar as investors fear further sanctions against the nation. 
Brazil's economy enters recession  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:54:17 GMT
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show. 
MSN Messenger to end after 15 years  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:48:01 GMT
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service. 
Google trials drone deliveries  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:00:23 GMT
Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones. 
Australian actor Bill Kerr dies  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:44:06 GMT
Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth at 92. 
Belafonte to receive honorary Oscar  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:26:52 GMT
US actor and singer Harry Belafonte is to be honoured by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. 
Iceland's volcano ash alert lifted  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:33:56 GMT
An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say. 
Legal challenge to badger cull fails  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:29:47 GMT
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.