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VIDEO: Honour for 101-year-old weatherman  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:38:16 GMT
America's longest serving volunteer weather observer, 101-year-old Richard G Hendrickson, will be honoured on Sunday for 84 years service. 
VIDEO: Secrets of royal childhoods revealed  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:21:14 GMT
A new exhibition at Buckingham Palace is revealing what is is like to grow up in the Royal Family. 
VIDEO: Water ATMs bring clean water to Delhi  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:20:22 GMT
The authorities is Delhi are piloting water dispensing machines to bring clean water to residents. 
VIDEO: Note found in World War One kilt  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:44:20 GMT
A hidden poem written by a Glasgow woman has been found sewn into the folds of a World War One kilt owned by a Southampton academic. 
VIDEO: No sleep for family in new Gaza  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:44:42 GMT
The BBC's Yolande Knell visits a family in Gaza struggling to maintain their day-to-day lives as the conflict between Hamas and Israel rages. 
Hamill: Star Wars return 'a gift'  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:30:09 GMT
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill calls returning to the franchise was an "unexpected gift", and says Harrison Ford is recovering well from his broken ankle. 
Astrology can aid healthcare - MP  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:45:43 GMT
Tory MP David Tredinnick speaks of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into mainstream medicine. 
Russia's surprise interest rate rise  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:33:00 GMT
Russia's central bank has unexpectedly said it will raise its key bank interest rate over concerns about inflation and "geopolitical tension". 
McDonald's in Russian court case  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:22:19 GMT
Russia's main consumer watchdog takes McDonald's to court, accusing the restaurant chain of quality infringements. 
Google Glass rival has neck battery  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:05:21 GMT
Chinese computing giant Lenovo has shown off what it hopes will be a rival to Google Glass - but with a better battery life. 
Mobile test illuminates risk taking  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:09:54 GMT
Specially designed mobile games can help scientists answer important questions about cognition, a team finds. 
NT to screen first Broadway show  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:39:13 GMT
The National Theatre announces that Of Mice and Men will be their first Broadway production to screen live in UK cinemas. 
Secret Cinema fans still in the dark  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:54:40 GMT
Ticketholders for Friday's Secret Cinema screening of Back to the Future have yet to be told whether the event will go ahead, after Thursday's opening night was cancelled. 
'Fluffy' dinosaurs were widespread  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:19:11 GMT
A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought. 
Africa 'needs green revolution'  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:20:04 GMT
Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.