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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:39:02 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Dr Edhi: A life helping others 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:06:37 GMT 
    Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi gave up everything to start a charitable organisation, dedicated to improving the lives of the poor in Pakistan.


VIDEO: Smart mirror offers wrinkle advice 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:53:16 GMT 
    From mirrors that give advice to wireless kitchen appliances - the devices that could be in the house of the future.


VIDEO: What is Alibaba? In 60 seconds 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:12:43 GMT 
    Your 60-second primer on Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant set to float on the New York Stock Exchange in one of the biggest technology listings ever.


AUDIO: Apple targets TV as a '1970s device' 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:38:54 GMT 
    A comment by Apple CEO Tim Cook has sparked debate regarding whether television is keeping up with changes in technology and consumer demands.


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.


Seven truly shocking sports strips 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:23:22 GMT 
    Newsbeat takes a look at some of the worst kits worn by teams through the years after the Colombian cycling team caused quite a stir with their latest strip.


Alibaba raises price of share sale 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:48:05 GMT 
    Chinese online giant Alibaba increases the price range of its initial public offering, meaning it could raise more than $25bn when it lists in New York.


Gaultier quits ready-to-wear clothes 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:09:52 GMT 
    French fashion house Jean Paul Gaultier is to stop making ready-to-wear clothes for both men and women, and will focus on "haute couture" and perfume.


Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:10:51 GMT 
    Mojang, the Swedish firm behind the popular video game Minecraft, is bought by Microsoft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn).


Apple releases U2 album removal tool 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:32:30 GMT 
    Apple releases a tool to remove U2's new album from its customers' iTunes accounts in response to complaints six days after giving away the music for free.


Matisse show Tate's biggest success 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:21:38 GMT 
    An exhibition of Henri Matisse's cut-out art is the most successful exhibition held to date at the Tate with more than 560,000 visitors.


Bonneville returning for W1A comedy 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:46:47 GMT 
    Actor Hugh Bonneville is to reprise his role in BBC comic mockumentary W1A which is returning for a second series next year.


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.
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