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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:44:49 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Why are London pavements exploding?  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:43:13 GMT
Two van drivers had a lucky escape after a pavement explosion in central London which was caught on CCTV. 
VIDEO: 'Audacious' comet landing site chosen  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:20:37 GMT
Europe's Rosetta mission team, which aims to touch down on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what they think is the safest place to land a small robot craft. 
VIDEO: Indian launch for Android One phone  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:06:18 GMT
Google launches the first Android One branded smartphones in India. 
VIDEO: Ivory Coast's homegrown tablet  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:01:16 GMT
How an Ivory Coast company developed a tablet computer which is being introduced in the country's schools. 
Tardy ex-minister chased off plane  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:11:43 GMT
Irate passengers prevent a senior Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived. 
Goldfish has brain operation  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:46:37 GMT
An Australian goldfish called George is recovering from successful microsurgery in which a large tumour was removed from his brain. 
Russian rouble falls to new low  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:35 GMT
The Russian rouble falls to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy. 
Bosses and cash vanish at shoe firm  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:48:12 GMT
Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has announced the disappearance of its chief executive and chief operating officer, along with most of its cash. 
Judge overturns Uber ban in Germany  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:50:41 GMT
A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country. 
Giant sensor for Panasonic phone  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:02:12 GMT
Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne. 
Clooney to receive honorary Globe  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:25:50 GMT
US actor, director and producer George Clooney is to receive an honorary award at next year's Golden Globes. 
Thompson 'wept' over stage return  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:57:05 GMT
Actress Emma Thompson says her recent stage comeback in Sweeney Todd brought her to tears and that it is a "dream come true" to bring the production to London. 
Red card for 'greenest' government  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:44:59 GMT
The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says. 
US gas leaks not caused by fracking  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:16:30 GMT
A new study suggests that the contamination of drinking water by shale gas is due to faulty wells and not hydraulic fracturing.