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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:38:41 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:27:22 GMT 
    The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.


VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:38:20 GMT 
    Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.


VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:23:50 GMT 
    How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.


VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs? 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:49:14 GMT 
    Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.


The Queen sends her first tweet 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:51:47 GMT 
    The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.


Gold prizes for Dubai commuters 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:36:31 GMT 
    The emirate wants people to get out of their cars to ease traffic congestion.


Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:09:29 GMT 
    Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.


Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:29:26 GMT 
    Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.


Hailo says Uber blocked investors 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:41:35 GMT 
    After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.


Dark Souls II named game of the year 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:40:38 GMT 
    DayZ, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and Assassins Creed are also among the winners.


Cliff Richard police raid 'inept' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:10:39 GMT 
    The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.


Alvin Stardust album gets early release 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:13:07 GMT 
    The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.


Science chief warns on acid oceans 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:18:50 GMT 
    The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.


EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:59:54 GMT 
    The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
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