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AUDIO: 'Don't praise struggling pupils'  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:26:40 GMT
Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning". 
VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:01:38 GMT
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. 
VIDEO: Wong's journey from Hollywood to Asia  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:38:10 GMT
China's box office has been raking in more than $3bn since last year, which is why Hollywood actor Russell Wong finds himself working more in Asia than in LA. 
VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:01:41 GMT
The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time. 
VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:01:46 GMT
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace. 
How much can UK campaign hurt IS?  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:12:03 GMT
The UK has signed up to limited strategic military action in Iraq against Islamic State - and there are questions over its ability to do much more, says Jonathan Marcus. 
Fashion challenge for Apple's Ive  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:13:32 GMT
Can Apple design guru Jony Ive turn the smartwatch into a hit? 
The price of peace in Colombia  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:19:17 GMT
As peace talks between the Colombian government and Farc rebels enter their third year, Vanessa Buschschluter asks what a peaceful Colombia would look like. 
VIDEO: What happened to TV cameras in court?  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:18:07 GMT
It has been one year since TV cameras started rolling in the Court of Appeal. But what has happened since? Legal Correspondent Clive Coleman investigates. 
French town bans clowns after scares  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:08:23 GMT
French town bans clowns after violent incidents 
Lavish praise 'does not help pupils'  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:46:01 GMT
Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics. 
BA owner upgrades profit forecast  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:49:14 GMT
The parent company of British Airways, IAG, upgrades its profit forecast after it reports a 30% rise in third quarter profits. 
VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines  Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:33:04 GMT
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News. 
Pirate Bay founder faces jail term  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:52:50 GMT
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers. 
Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:59:47 GMT
Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.