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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:56:38 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:13 GMT 
    Personal aerial drones that take pictures could soon become a lot more common, thanks to a new invention.


VIDEO: Aerial view of new Glasgow landscape 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:52:50 GMT 
    Glasgow has been getting ready for the Games and investing money in 13 sporting venues across the city for more than six years.


VIDEO: Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:53:58 GMT 
    The 2014 Commonwealth Games have officially opened at a ceremony in the Scottish city of Glasgow


VIDEO: Mayfly swarm fools radar 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:08:01 GMT 
    Millions of mayflies took to the air in Wisconsin, tricking radar into thinking it was raining


'Fluffy' dinosaurs were widespread 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:19:11 GMT 
    A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.


Queen 'photo-bombs' athletes' selfie 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:31:53 GMT 
    Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie.


Amazon reports $126m quarterly loss 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:49:59 GMT 
    Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.


Obama urges action over tax scheme 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:03:13 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.


Google quizzed over deleted links 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:56:29 GMT 
    Watchdogs are told that Google has complied with more than 45,000 requests for links to be erased from its European search results.


Qualcomm disputes China phone sales 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:07:59 GMT 
    US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.


Birdman heads Venice gala line-up 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:26:02 GMT 
    Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, will lead this year's Venice Film Festival line-up.


More art found in Gurlitt's home 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:10:12 GMT 
    Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.


Call for end to 'throwaway society' 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:05:10 GMT 
    A ban on sending leftover food to landfill is needed to move away from a 'throwaway society', say MPs.


Government to end nuclear waste veto 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:26:33 GMT 
    The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.
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