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"Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is? The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies."

—Romare Beardon

 

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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:12:11 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Body clocks and blindness  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:35:43 GMT
Our eyes are key to resetting our body clocks. So what happens to people who can't see anything at all? 
VIDEO: Killer whale could be set free  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 02:46:17 GMT
In the next few days the authorities in the United States will decide whether to put killer whales on the list of endangered species. 
VIDEO: Should spelling be simplified?  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:30:11 GMT
The English Spelling Society is drawing up a list of proposals to make it easier for children to learn to spell, including removing silent letters. 
VIDEO: What is King Abdullah's legacy?  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:02:58 GMT
Frank Gardner looks at the legacy of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who died on Thursday 
Is there a diversity dividend?  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:25:26 GMT
Studies have shown that diversity in the workplace leads to higher revenues and dividends, but there are still road-blocks on the route to achieving a more balanced labour force. 
Goldman Sachs warns on Britain and the EU  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:38:39 GMT
Goldman Sachs president tells BBC - don't risk London's position as global financial capital. 
Who killed Alberto Nisman - and why?  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:12:39 GMT
The death of former state prosecutor Alberto Nisman leads to conspiracy theories and questions in Argentina, the BBC's Wyre Davies reports from Buenos Aires. 
Obama in India: Things to watch  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:59:44 GMT
US President Barack Obama is heading for India, but what will get done? 
VIDEO: How do you 'bounce' water? - 15 Secs  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:45:02 GMT
Scientists at the University of Rochester in New York have developed "self-cleaning" metal that enables water droplets to gather dust particles, then bounce and slide away. 
Appy days: Must see tech stories  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:48:57 GMT
Rory Cellan-Jones, technology reporter and presenter of the Tech Tent radio show, gives a round-up of the BBC's coverage of the week's big tech stories. 
Abraham Lincoln hair fetches $25,000  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:18:06 GMT
A lock of President Abraham Lincoln's hair fetches $25,000 (£16,600) at an auction of memorabilia that sells for more than $800,000 in total. 
Post-traumatic stress 'in 1300BC'  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:40:47 GMT
Evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300BC - much earlier than previously thought - say researchers. 
Aer Lingus 'to accept' new IAG bid  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:47:30 GMT
Irish airline Aer Lingus is set to approve a takeover bid by British Airways owner IAG, the BBC understands. 
ECB warns over 'weakened' EU project  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:34:47 GMT
A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union. 
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