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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:46:49 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Andy Murray in tears at Stirling award 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:55:42 GMT 
    Tennis star Andy Murray has been awarded the freedom of Stirling in a ceremony which made the Wimbledon champion break down in tears.


VIDEO: 'We just want to live normally' 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:19:03 GMT 
    The BBC meets a pro-Russian family living in a rural area of Ukraine, who say their support for Moscow does not mean they are separatists.


VIDEO: Upcycling: Ethical way to do fashion 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:47:20 GMT 
    There is a drive to get us to be more ethical when it comes to buying clothes - and it involves spending less and recycling more.


VIDEO: DJ Duke: Will and Kate hit the decks 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:52:03 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.


VIDEO: Pensioner risks life on level crossing 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:20:36 GMT 
    CCTV footage has captured the moment a man in Czech Republic was hit by a speeding train - but walked away with only minor injuries.


Lupita Nyong'o named most beautiful 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:07:13 GMT 
    Kenyan Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 31, is named the world's most beautiful person for 2014 by the US People magazine.


Apple profits beat expectations 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:23:41 GMT 
    Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.


Alstom shares jump on GE bid report 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:18:04 GMT 
    Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that US multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.


A new kind of tech bubble 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:21:07 GMT 
    Scientists at Bristol University are bringing bubbles and technology together in unexpected - and potentially profitable - ways.


VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:16:20 GMT 
    A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist.


Jodie Foster marries girlfriend 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:00:45 GMT 
    US actress Jodie Foster marries her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative confirms.


Banksy street works to be auctioned 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:34:15 GMT 
    A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.


UK team to shoot for fusion record 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:38:27 GMT 
    The director of a UK science facility says it could set a new world record in nuclear fusion by the end of the decade.


Mystery of 'ocean quacks' solved 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:55 GMT 
    The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.
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