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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:37:32 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: £3bn to fix crumbling Westminster  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:17:00 GMT
Taxpayers may have to spend more than £3bn to stop the Palace of Westminster turning into an unusable "ruin", the BBC has learned. 
VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:18:51 GMT
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'. 
VIDEO: The Bristol bus powered by poo  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:09:42 GMT
Britain's first Bio-Bus, nicknamed "the number two," powered by human and food waste has taken to the roads in Bristol. 
VIDEO: Police raid Japan widow's home  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:08:27 GMT
Police in Japan have raided the homes of a 67-year-old Japanese woman arrested on suspicion of poisoning her husband, as details of six former partners' deaths emerge in local media. 
Military force: Not the way to win?  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:18:04 GMT
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success. 
Did Obama deliver for Hispanics?  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:40:36 GMT
President Obama's immigration speech was a long-awaited moments for the United States' large Hispanic community. But it's what comes next that will matter most. 
Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest?  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:34:05 GMT
The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011. 
VIDEO: 15 secs: How to block spying  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:56:22 GMT
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer. 
VIDEO: Ferguson decision: A timeline of events  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:24:02 GMT
Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances 
'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:23:34 GMT
A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000). 
Indonesian president flies economy  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:55:10 GMT
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo takes an economy-class seat on the national carrier to go to Singapore for his son's high-school graduation. 
US stocks boosted by China rate cut  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:32:52 GMT
US stocks close at yet another record high after China announced a surprise rate cut and the head of the European Central Bank hinted at further stimulus action. 
Delta swaps Boeings for Airbus jets  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:03:57 GMT
American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines 
Police make computer hijack arrests  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:21:26 GMT
Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers. 
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