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VIDEO: First Italian woman arrives at ISS  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:50:01 GMT
Italy's first female astronaut has arrived at the International Space Station. 
VIDEO: Ferguson decision: A timeline of events  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:24:02 GMT
Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances 
VIDEO: Sir Jackie Stewart: 'A great victory'  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:14:03 GMT
Formula One racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart hails Lewis Hamilton's world championship win in Abu Dhabi as "a great victory". 
VIDEO: Knox-Johnston 'not abandoning sailing'  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:25:58 GMT
Veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston praises the "warm and friendly" reception he received after claiming third place in his class of the singlehanded transatlantic Route du Rhum race. 
VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:55:30 GMT
England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week. 
French fight for economic reputation  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:36:49 GMT
Stung by criticism from abroad, leading figures in the French government have launched a PR blitz in defence of their country, says Hugh Schofield. 
Why a Muslim woman is BJP's face in Kashmir  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:58:20 GMT
India's ruling BJP is making a serious attempt to win power in state elections in Jammu and Kashmir, reports Sanjoy Majumder. 
Military force: Not the way to win?  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:18:04 GMT
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success. 
US-Iran relations: A brief guide  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:50:34 GMT
From the 1953 CIA-orchestrated overthrow of Iran's prime minister to a phone call between Presidents Obama and Rouhani and possible direct talks on Iraq, BBC News looks at more than 60 years of tricky US-Iran relations. 
VIDEO: Why does the rouble keep sliding?  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:27:14 GMT
Russia's president has warned of "catastrophic consequences" if the rouble continues to slide. The BBC examines how we got here. 
VIDEO: Flying the 'Nintendo' fighter jet  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:42:57 GMT
BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out what it's like flying the newest advanced fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II. 
VIDEO: Google case over web abuse settled  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:42:16 GMT
A UK businessman who took Google to court over malicious web postings directed at him, has reached a settlement with the firm. 
Residents riled by smelly nuts  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:24 GMT
Autumnal spectacle is soured by 'vomit' stench of fallen fruit. 
Dog follows team on 430-mile trek  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:05:27 GMT
After feeding him a meatball, a stray dog follows an extreme trekking team for more than 400 miles around Ecuador. 
RBS 'wanted critic's mortgage back'  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:29:27 GMT
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns. 
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