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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: One-minute World News  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:42:20 GMT
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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: Morricone on Clint Eastwood regret  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:44:17 GMT
Ennio Morricone talks to Will Gompertz about his career in music - and about why he regrets not composing for Clint Eastwood's films. 
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: 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? 
Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence?  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:39:55 GMT
Could a period of relative stability in Chechnya be coming to an end, asks Dr Galina Yemelianova. 
Picture power: Doused with milk  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:12:51 GMT
Adrees Latif explains how he captured the moment a man was treated for the effects of pepper spray. 
Zimbabwe issues coins for Christmas  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:54:58 GMT
Special coins issued by Zimbabwe's central bank go into circulation in the run-up to Christmas, to help shoppers who usually get change in sweets. 
Nasa emails spanner into space  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:56:57 GMT
Astronauts on the International Space Station use a 3-D printer to make a wrench from instructions sent up in an email. 
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4 Gitmo Prisoners Released For Return To Afghanistan  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:25:00 -0500
Russia Says It Won't 'Cave In' To New Western Sanctions  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:48:51 -0500
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N Korea seeks joint Sony hack probe  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:13:16 GMT
Afghan Guantanamo inmates sent home  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:40:17 GMT
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