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VIDEO: Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:43:38 GMT
An online video which appears to show an Iranian woman defying Iran's strict laws by dancing publicly on the Tehran metro has gone viral. 
VIDEO: Saving Darth Vader's childhood home  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:13:06 GMT
When a sand dune in Tunisia threatened to swallow up Mos Espa - the childhood home of Darth Vader - Star Wars fans teamed up with tourist chiefs to take action. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:16:40 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Ensemble forecasting: what does it mean?  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:35:42 GMT
Peter Gibbs goes behind the scenes at BBC Weather to explain forecast models and "postage stamps". 
VIDEO: Can art and artist be separated?  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:48:58 GMT
Can we judge an artwork purely on its own merits - be it a film, painting, play or sitcom - or do we inevitably take its creator's character into account? 
VIDEO: Building the Olympic Stadium's new roof  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:13:11 GMT
The BBC has been allowed inside London's Olympic Stadium to film the construction of the arena's new roof. 
VIDEO: Why are Thais raising three fingers?  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:52:43 GMT
A Thai protester says the military government has reacted aggressively to their use of the salute featured in the Hunger Games films. 
VIDEO: Campbell's Ebola pop-up campaign shop  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:57:44 GMT
The fashion world is joining in the fight against the Ebola virus - supermodel Naomi Campbell has launched a pop-up shop in London to raise funds to help people in affected countries. 
Cameron, migration and the Germans  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:19:51 GMT
In an anticipated speech on migration, British Prime Minister David Cameron set out proposals aimed at keeping both his countrymen and the continent happy. 
The US diplomats try 'digital jihad'  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:18:44 GMT
The US state department is joining the fight against Islamic state - in social media - but can they counteract a 'Mount Everest' of jihadist propaganda? 
How could we intervene to change the climate?  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:49:27 GMT
The field of geo-engineering - where humans intervene to change the climate - throws up fascinating ideas, and nightmare scenarios. 
Does anybody still care about chess?  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:48:25 GMT
The profile of chess has dipped since the days of Bobby Fischer - but that does not mean it is not in rude health, says David Edmonds. 
VIDEO: Black Friday - in 60 seconds  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:16:44 GMT
Retailers are forecasting record online sales amid pre-Christmas discounting. But why is it called 'Black Friday'? The BBC explains. 
VIDEO: Thailand's democracy in limbo  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:01:24 GMT
Thailand has been ruled by the military since the coup and the country may not return to democracy for another 18 months. 
US race relations: Six statistics  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:33:11 GMT
Six statistics that shed a little more light on the state of race relations in the US, following the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown. 
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