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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:12:42 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: 'I'd be lost without poetry' 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:41:51 GMT 
    Writer and broadcaster Clive James talks about his new volume of essays and how poetry helps him deal with his terminal cancer.


VIDEO: A 'cloud of glass' in Paris 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:30:02 GMT 
    Frank Gehry's "cloud of glass", otherwise known as the Louis Vuitton Foundation, has finally been unveiled in Paris.


VIDEO: Ebola: Cuba to send medics to Africa 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:54:41 GMT 
    Cuba's former President Fidel Castro says his country will send almost 300 extra doctors and nurses to Africa.


VIDEO: Space dogs were first Soviet 'pop stars' 
  Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:19:10 GMT 
    Some of the earliest heroes of the Soviet space programme were homeless dogs from the streets of Moscow.


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.


Scottish fish 'first to have sex' 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:17:58 GMT 
    The first animals to copulate were small fish that lived 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland, a study suggests.


Asia's share markets up on US data 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:29:01 GMT 
    Asian shares bounce back after positive data and earnings from the US, and gains on Wall Street


UK growth 'to fall to 2.4% in 2015' 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:04:23 GMT 
    The UK economy will grow by 2.4% next year, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club says.


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.


BBC to publish 'forgotten' page list 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:25:36 GMT 
    The BBC is to publish a continually updated list of its articles removed from Google searches under the controversial "right to be forgotten" rule.


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.


Comet Siding Spring skims past Mars 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:10:16 GMT 
    A recently discovered comet known as Siding Spring passes Mars, giving scientists a unique chance to study the object.
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