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VIDEO: Do Syrians want to leave Turkey? 
  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 05:03:28 GMT 
    The BBC's Mark Lowen finds out if some Syrians wish to stay in Turkey or travel to Europe.

VIDEO: Let It Be: Beatles fans in world record attempt 
  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:44:29 GMT 
    Hundreds gather in Mexico to attempt a new world record for the number of people dressed as the Beatles.

VIDEO: Prince Harry falls off horse at polo 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 23:52:59 GMT 
    Prince Harry lost his seating from a polo pony as he played in a fundraising match in South Africa.

VIDEO: Canadian PM makes Queen 'feel old' 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:58:43 GMT 
    The Queen has joked that she was made to feel old by the new Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, after he spoke of her historic visits to Canada.

VIDEO: Dashboard camera catches near miss 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 18:59:12 GMT 
    Three people in Connecticut have a narrow escape after a car careens out of control and smashes into the vehicle next to them.

Can Pope tackle religious divide in Central African Republic? 
  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 03:00:44 GMT 
    Can Pope Francis end the cycle of killing in Central Africa?

Syria war: Attacks fuel search for solution 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:56:12 GMT 
    BBC Middle East correspondent Jim Muir says a rash of attacks by militants has intensified the impetus by outside players to find a way to end the war in Syria.

Russia-Turkey tension: How Putin acts in a crisis 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:08:50 GMT 
    How typical was President Putin's fury at Turkey over the downing of a Russian jet? BBC Monitoring examines his crisis responses.

China's yuan set for IMF reserve status 
  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:38:31 GMT 
    The International Monetary Fund is expected to announce on Monday that China's currency, the yuan, will join the fund's select group of international reserve currencies.

BHP braces for Brazil dam lawsuit 
  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:54:09 GMT 
    Mining giant BHP is bracing for a $5.2bn lawsuit from Brazil's government over the devastating collapse at the Samarco mine.

Children's toy maker Vtech hacked 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:44:29 GMT 
    Vtech, a company which specialises in electronic toys and educational material for children, confirmed that it has been hacked.

'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi' 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:04:53 GMT 
    Li-fi, a faster way to deliver internet access, has been tested in a real-life, working office in Tallinn, Estonia.

Adele makes history with 800,000 sales 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:48:12 GMT 
    Adele's new album 25 sells more than 800,000 copies in its first week of release - the highest ever figure for a single UK chart week.

Taiwanese film tops critics' poll 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:06:20 GMT 
    Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's martial arts drama The Assassin is named the best film of 2015 in Sight & Sound magazine's poll of 168 critics.

Tarantulas 'turned blue eight times' 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:17:43 GMT 
    A study finds that tarantulas evolved almost exactly the same shade of vibrant blue at least eight separate times.
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