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VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:52:53 GMT
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history. 
VIDEO: War ammo found in residential garage  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:05:42 GMT
Munitions and other artefacts from World War One and World War Two have been found during a raid on a residential garage in St Albans, Hertfordshire. 
VIDEO: Politician recovering after bin stunt  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:10:43 GMT
A politician has told Ukrainian TV he needs to recover "morally, physically and psychologically" after being dumped in a rubbish bin. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:36:25 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: National Gallery in the picture  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:04:01 GMT
US filmmaker Frederick Wiseman talks to Tom Brooks about his documentary on the National Gallery 
VIDEO: Thai murder police to quiz Britons  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:47:12 GMT
Police investigating the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand say two British men are "possible suspects" and will face questioning. 
VIDEO: Fijians cast first votes since 2006  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:28:38 GMT
Voting ends in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006. 
VIDEO: 'I volunteered for trial Ebola vaccine'  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:16:18 GMT
The first healthy UK volunteer has received a candidate Ebola vaccine in Oxford on Wednesday in a safety trial carried out by the University of Oxford. 
Owner's E-Type returns - 46 years on  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:40:30 GMT
An 82-year-old man in Miami is to be reunited with his E-Type Jaguar sports car, 46 years after it was stolen. 
Europeans drawn from three 'tribes'  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:46:29 GMT
Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature. 
US Fed to end stimulus in October  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:38:42 GMT
The US Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October. 
Alibaba set to announce share price  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:20:39 GMT
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York. 
eBay attack puts its buyers at risk  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:32:14 GMT
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials. 
Apple toughens iCloud security  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:04:15 GMT
Apple has extended the use of two-step verification checks to iCloud back-ups, preventing the use of a tool to download iPhone and iPad back-ups. 
Country musician Hamilton dies at 77  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:38:47 GMT
Country music star George Hamilton IV dies in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 77. 
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