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VIDEO: Rodriguez hugs fan who invades pitch  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:59:53 GMT
Colombian football star James Rodriguez hugged a fan who invaded the pitch as he was presented as a new player for Real Madrid. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:40:03 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Norway: 20-hour Ramadan fast ‘tough’  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:16:17 GMT
In Norway, where the days can be 20 hours long in the summer, fasting during Ramadan is a particular challenge. 
VIDEO: Concordia to be towed to Genoa  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:18:25 GMT
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped. 
VIDEO: Madrid fans joy at Rodriguez signing  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:52:04 GMT
Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco. 
VIDEO: Gaza: Why Rafah crossing matters  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:08:53 GMT
Lyse Doucet reports on the hardship of life in Gaza and the importance of Rafah Crossing, on the Gaza Egypt border. 
White flags stump New York police  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:26:09 GMT
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday. 
Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:58:51 GMT
Millions watch video poking fun at Kim Jong-un. 
China detains five over meat scandal  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:55:35 GMT
China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC. 
Apple earnings up on iPhone sales  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:16:34 GMT
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone. 
Electronic Arts earnings surge 51%  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:31:33 GMT
US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014. 
YouTube star sued in copyright case  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. 
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. 
British films to premiere at Toronto  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:07:47 GMT
A trio of major British films are to receive their world premieres at this year's Toronto Film Festival, including Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything. 
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.