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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:36:57 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:03:36 GMT
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods. 
VIDEO: Spectacular spire climb filmed  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:17:13 GMT
Cathedral conservators film themselves scaling Britain's highest spire to repair weather meter. 
VIDEO: 'Exhausted workforce' in Apple factory  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:02:34 GMT
A BBC investigation for Panorama has exposed poor working conditions in factories making Apple products in China. 
VIDEO: Girl hears Christmas for first time  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:29:47 GMT
It's almost Christmas, and Sula's new ear implants mean she will be able to hear carols and jingle bells this year. 
VIDEO: Can Luther King take on North Korea?  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:34:16 GMT
Martin Luther King had a dream of freedom. Can his biopic save Hollywood from censorship, asks the BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz 
Xi Jinping and his China Dream  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:20 GMT
As 2014 draws to a close, the BBC's Carrie Gracie looks back on China's year and asks if the country has achieved its "dream". 
Distrust hampers Pakistan militant control  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:35:04 GMT
The Pakistan Government and military distrust each other - and that makes combating violence difficult, says Owen Bennett-Jones. 
VIDEO: How can a fish be a spy? - in 15 secs  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:46:37 GMT
The US navy has developed a robot that looks like a fish, but has high-tech surveillance equipment inside. 
VIDEO: The struggle for Mount Sinjar  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:16:20 GMT
The BBC explains the significance of Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, where Kurdish Peshmerga forces say they have broken the hold of Islamic State. 
What next for Fifa and Sepp Blatter?  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:55:30 GMT
With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right? 
Facebook users crack card mystery  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:58:15 GMT
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force. 
VIDEO: FBI recover stolen artwork worth $12m  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:27:38 GMT
A FBI sting operation has led to the recovery of stolen artwork worth about $12m (£7.7m) including paintings by Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera. 
Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:36:26 GMT
The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble. 
Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:05:38 GMT
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices. 
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