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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:51:39 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
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: 'Hero' rescues man from burning house  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:26:37 GMT
A man has been rescued from a burning house in California in the US. 
VIDEO: Cliff diving champions crowned  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:51:25 GMT
There were spectacular scenes in Yuctan, Mexico, this Saturday for the final event of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. 
AUDIO: What next for Africa's radio industry?  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:20:13 GMT
BBC Newsday presenter Alan Kasujja examines how Africa's radio industry is coping with huge changes in technology. 
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. 
Apple's iphone sales boost earnings  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:32:40 GMT
Apple reports third-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone models. 
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. 
Cheryl's husband wins privacy payout  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:10:21 GMT
The husband of singer and X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini accepts substantial privacy damages over a "very upsetting" magazine article. 
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.