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VIDEO: William and Kate visit Blue Mountains  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:20:47 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains n Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago. 
VIDEO: Hunt for 100 abducted girls in Nigeria  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:06:38 GMT
Security forces in Borno State in Nigeria are searching for dozens of teenage girls abducted by suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. 
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VIDEO: Helmet cam captures Chile blaze  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:15:18 GMT
New footage captured on firefighter helmet cameras has emerged showing the full extent of the deadly fires that swept through a town in western Chile. 
VIDEO: NYPD shuts down Muslim 'spying' unit  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:50:56 GMT
A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded. 
VIDEO: UB40 gig 'made fan's ears bleed'  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:54:09 GMT
UB40 has denied causing a fan's ears to bleed at a gig in Cambridge on Monday. 
VIDEO: Royal joke on baby prince's first word  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:13:26 GMT
The Duke of Cambridge has described Australia as a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family began the next leg of their Antipodean tour. 
VIDEO: CCTV reveals dog as hunted car vandal  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:57:34 GMT
A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tyres in a quiet Cumbrian village has been unmasked as a dog. 
Royals visit bushfire-ravaged town  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:31:09 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet families whose homes were destroyed by bushfires that ravaged parts of Australia last year, as they tour the country. 
Google shares fall on ad concerns  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:01:25 GMT
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising. 
China sales fall hits Remy Cointreau  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:13:19 GMT
French spirits firm Remy Cointreau says operating profits will fall by up to 40% after a crackdown by China on extravagant spending hits sales. 
Cyborg glasses express fake emotions  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:27 GMT
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother. 
VIDEO: Is ZTE's choosy strategy working?  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:54:16 GMT
ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off. 
Rock band AC/DC are 'not retiring'  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:43:27 GMT
AC/DC confirm they will continue making music, following news guitarist and founder member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health. 
Bryan Singer sex abuse claim 'absurd'  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:57:40 GMT
Claims that X-Men director Bryan Singer sexually abused a teenager in 1999 are dismissed as "completely without merit" by the film-maker's lawyer. 
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