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VIDEO: Holocaust-era violins play again  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:21:48 GMT
Violinmaker Amnon Weinstein talks about his work restoring Holocaust-era violins, on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz death camp. 
VIDEO: Survivors lay wreaths at death wall  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:07:48 GMT
Wreaths are laid and candles lit at Auschwitz to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation. 
VIDEO: Auschwitz survivors revisit camp horror  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:28:55 GMT
Survivors have returned to Auschwitz to remember those lost and to be reunited with fellow captives, 70 years after the camp was liberated. 
VIDEO: Aerial video of Auschwitz-Birkenau  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:17:25 GMT
BBC drone video from January 2015 shows what remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau. 
VIDEO: Auschwitz survivor's search for twin  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:05:14 GMT
Menachem Bodner is one of many Holocaust survivors searching for relatives 70 years on. 
Syriza's Tsipras faces great expectations  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:20:13 GMT
After the promises, new leader Tsipras faces big challenges 
Auschwitz message still resonates today  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:15:59 GMT
The recent attacks in Paris underline the continuing relevance of the symbolism of Auschwitz, says Caroline Wyatt. 
Where next for the eurozone?  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:05:30 GMT
Syriza's election victory in Greece raises some difficult questions for the other countries using the currency and for the European institutions. 
Seventy years since Auschwitz liberated  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:40:49 GMT
Following the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago, BBC News explores what the Allies discovered at the camps and what remains of the site today. 
Uncanny political parallels with 1974  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:32:47 GMT
Much uncertainty surrounds the coming General Election - just as it did in February 1974, says Julia Langdon. 
VIDEO: Greek elections: What next?  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:38:01 GMT
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country. 
Mr Men and Little Miss in film deal  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:00:28 GMT
Film rights for the Mr Men and Little Miss characters are secured by Fox Animation, the studio behind the Ice Age and Rio franchises. 
UK minister makes Taiwan watch gaffe  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:57:35 GMT
A UK government minister apologises after giving a watch to the mayor of Taipei, not realising it was a taboo act in Chinese culture. 
Dubai claims Heathrow's traffic crown  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:22:02 GMT
Dubai International has taken over from Heathrow as the world's busiest international airport in terms of yearly passenger numbers. 
UK economic growth hits 2.6% in 2014  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:16:34 GMT
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, but there was a slowdown in the last three months, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.