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VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:23:55 GMT
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it. 
VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:10:15 GMT
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept. 
VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:18:17 GMT
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights, including a flying car and electric rollerskates. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:37:08 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:12:14 GMT
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act. 
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. 
AUDIO: 'Don't praise struggling pupils'  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:26:40 GMT
Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning". 
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. 
Pompeii relic returned 50 years on  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:26:40 GMT
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag. 
French town bans clowns after scares  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:08:23 GMT
French town bans clowns after violent incidents 
Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:32:56 GMT
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.