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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:09:33 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
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. 
VIDEO: Pitt: Fury 'depicts reality of war'  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:23:48 GMT
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury. 
VIDEO: Running a marathon in a smog mask  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:08:53 GMT
The Chinese capital has been suffering under heavy smog for the past few weeks, but the 34th edition of the Beijing marathon still went ahead on Sunday. 
China says no to Dumbledore  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:59:17 GMT
Chinese state media urges its 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. 
IBM pays $1.5bn to offload chip unit  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:25:26 GMT
IBM is to pay $1.5bn in cash to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund GlobalFoundries. 
Lufthansa pilots' strike expanded  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:06:40 GMT
A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting short-haul services on Monday is expanded to include long-haul routes on Tuesday. 
Minecraft city built in two years  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:00:42 GMT
A student from Delaware has spent two years constructing Titan City from 4.5 million Minecraft building blocks. 
Internet trolls face longer sentences  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:22:17 GMT
People who post abusive messages online could face up to two years in jail under new laws proposed by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling. 
Easy Rider motorcycle sold for $1.35m  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:35:33 GMT
A customised motorcycle said to have featured in 1969 film Easy Rider is auctioned for $1.35m (£838,821), despite claims it is not authentic. 
Brad Pitt's Fury closes festival  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:17:14 GMT
Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival. 
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.