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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:40:41 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Prohibition plans for Kerala  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:42:32 GMT
The southern Indian state of Kerala has said it will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the problem of excessive drinking. 
VIDEO: Fire engulfs Russian tower block  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:39:54 GMT
Firefighters are trying to contain a fire that has engulfed a residential building in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, according to Russian media. 
VIDEO: Choirs sing for World Peace Day  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:48:28 GMT
A global initiative is launched to get people and choirs from around the world singing together for peace. 
VIDEO: Walliams joins SwimBritain relay  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:26:07 GMT
A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport. 
Roast peanuts 'spark more allergies'  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:40:38 GMT
Roasted peanuts may be more likely to trigger allergic reactions than raw peanuts, according to an Oxford University study carried out on mice. 
NZ leader wants 2015 flag vote  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:46:47 GMT
Re-elected Prime Minister John Key says a referendum on whether to change the national flag of New Zealand could be held next year. 
Air France halts budget airline plan  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:32:55 GMT
Air France has said it is suspending until December its plan to develop its budget carrier, Transavia, in an effort to end a pilots' strike over the move. 
Shoe firm boss denies taking money  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:51:58 GMT
The chief executive of Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has spoken to Chinese media and denied running off with the firm's cash. 
Minecraft role for British Museum  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:18:03 GMT
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help. 
More celeb 'naked pictures' leaked  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:06:39 GMT
Kim Kardashian, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens seem to be some of the latest victims. 
Maze Runner races to film zenith  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:18:21 GMT
Young adult sci-fi adaptation The Maze Runner debuts at the top of the US box office chart. 
BBC apologises for airing Savile clip  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:51:33 GMT
The BBC apologises for airing an excerpt from a 1971 edition of Top of the Pops in which disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile was briefly shown. 
Molten metal batteries for the grid  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:50:22 GMT
Engineers have invented a battery made of three liquefied metals, which they say is efficient and cheap enough to store power on the electric grid. 
Global protests over climate change  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:42:33 GMT
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.