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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:59:17 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Man interrupts woman bishop ceremony  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:21:29 GMT
A man has interrupted a ceremony consecrating the Church of England's first female bishop, saying 'it was not in the Bible'. 
VIDEO: Badminton hero on doping claim  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:10:50 GMT
Malaysia's national hero, Lee Chong Wei, says he will retire from the sport of badminton if he is given a two-year suspension for allegedly doping. 
VIDEO: 'I lost a week': UK Ebola nurse  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:00:03 GMT
The first Briton to be diagnosed with Ebola in the UK has been given the all clear and discharged from hospital. 
VIDEO: Baseball's unhealthy habit  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:13:11 GMT
Greater efforts are being put into ridding US baseball of the tradition of chewing tobacco which has been linked to cancer deaths. 
Why aren't markets panicking about Greece?  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:29:31 GMT
Will Syriza succeed in persuading its eurozone and IMF creditors to write off some of their huge debts, or will it be forced to leave the currency union? 
Election that is impossible to call  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:18:03 GMT
The 2015 general election will be unlike any other - and is close to impossible to predict, says David Cowling. 
Is there a diversity dividend?  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:25:26 GMT
Studies have shown that diversity in the workplace leads to higher revenues and dividends, but there are still road-blocks on the route to achieving a more balanced labour force. 
VIDEO: Alexis Tsipras: Profile in 45 seconds  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:27:36 GMT
Greece will have a new leader after radical left-wing party Syriza won the general election - but who is Alexis Tsipras? 
VIDEO: Greek elections: What next?  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:38:01 GMT
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country. 
VIDEO: How was Malaysia Airlines 'hacked'?  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:43:13 GMT
The website for Malaysia Airlines was rendered inaccessible thanks to a cyber-attack. But how did it happen? BBC technology reporter Dave Lee explains. 
India PM dons pinstripe 'name suit'  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:06:21 GMT
Pinstripes on Narendra Modi's traditional bandhgala suit were actually tiny letters spelling out his name 
Australia to knight Prince Philip  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:35:43 GMT
Prime Minister Tony Abbott uses Australia Day to announce a knighthood for Prince Philip, sparking criticism from lawmakers. 
Microsoft quarterly profits fall  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:26:39 GMT
Microsoft reports falling profits but sales were helped by strong Xbox sales over the holiday season. 
Mattel boss resigns on sales slide  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:55:30 GMT
Mattel removes chief executive as Barbie falls out of favour, sending sales in the crucial Christmas season down 6%.