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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:16:24 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:06:48 GMT
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man. 
VIDEO: Clashes go on amid Israeli funerals  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:49:10 GMT
Israel's defence minister says that the offensive in Gaza will continue 'as long as necessary to stop the Hamas rocket attacks. 
VIDEO: Graffiti revitalises Miami neighbourhood  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:01:20 GMT
Miami's Wynwood Arts District invited graffiti artists from around the world to paint the walls. Restaurants, design shops and co-working spaces soon followed. 
VIDEO: Birthday celebrations for Prince George  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:01:06 GMT
Prince George celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday and to mark the occasion two new pictures have been released by Kensington Palace. 
Indigenous actor joins Neighbours  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:26:43 GMT
Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time. 
Sea turtle migrates 2,472 miles  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:01:01 GMT
A green sea turtle migrated a staggering 3,979 km (2,472 miles) in a year, according to Swansea University researchers. 
Yahoo buys app analytics firm Flurry  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:03:34 GMT
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones. 
Saudi market to open to foreigners  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:47:39 GMT
Saudi Arabia's stock market is to open up to foreign investors for the first time, the country announces. 
YouTube star sued over copyright  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:58:38 GMT
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her. 
Xiaomi shows off phone and wristband  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:36:11 GMT
China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands. 
Reporter 'made error' at crash site  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:44:53 GMT
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier admits he was wrong to handle victims' belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine. 
Conflict forces TV show from Israel  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:30:58 GMT
US TV drama Tyrant stops filming in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv due to the current conflict in Gaza. 
Beef's greater environment burden  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:08:53 GMT
A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock. 
Kepler sees world with distant orbit  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:04:54 GMT
The Kepler Space Telescope has spotted a distant world with the longest year of any planet in the mission's inventory.