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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:37:02 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Meet man hunting sons lost to Isis 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:15:11 GMT 
    The BBC's Duncan Crawford meets a parent headed to Syria to try to persuade his son to abandon the militant group Isis and go home to Belgium.


VIDEO: Huge mudslides amid China rain 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:33:55 GMT 
    Torrential rain has triggered mudslides in many parts of southwest China's Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in the last few days causing damage to houses, roads and vast areas of farmland.


AUDIO: Two to tango: Who can dance together? 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:01:54 GMT 
    Heather Devine and Bryan Allen discuss the British Dance Council's plans to introduce a rule that defines a dance partnership as "one man and one lady".


VIDEO: The arcade where Donkey Kong lives on 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:47:41 GMT 
    Video-game arcades have all but died out, but Mark Starkey has salvaged and repaired old machines to keep the arcade alive.


Naked selfies found on old phones 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:59:36 GMT 
    Thousands of pictures including "naked selfies" have been extracted from factory-wiped phones by a Czech Republic-based security firm.


US sends draft notices to 1800s men 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:22:12 GMT 
    The US agency that manages the nation's dormant military draft apologises after sending draft registration notices to men born in the late 1800s.


Portugal seeks to calm bank fears 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:56:58 GMT 
    Portugal's central bank seeks to steady investors' nerves, saying the country's largest listed bank, Banco Espirito Santo, does not need extra funds.


Cynk suspended after surging 23,000% 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:22:59 GMT 
    The US Securities and Exchanges Commission suspends trading in Cynk Technology after shares in the little-known social networking firm surged 23,000% in the past month.


Eagle shot wins drone photo award 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:22:30 GMT 
    The striking prize-winners from a drone photography competition backed by National Geographic.


Moshi Monsters boss stepping down 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:31:16 GMT 
    The boss of Mind Candy, the company known for children's social network Moshi Monsters, is to step down.


Lohan 'will not miss London shows' 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:41:16 GMT 
    Actress Lindsay Lohan tells the BBC she will not miss any shows when she makes her West End debut in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow next month.


Same sex dance ban plan sparks row 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:08:49 GMT 
    A proposal which could prevent same sex dance partners from competing against mixed sex couples causes a row in the world of ballroom dancing.


Flexible nano-pixel screen patented 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:22:14 GMT 
    Scientists patent a new way to make ultra-high resolution displays that are flexible and extremely thin.


UK clean air goal missed by 20 years 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:51:03 GMT 
    The air quality in some of the UK's biggest cities is unlikely to meet EU standards before 2030 according to the government.
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