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VIDEO: First UK Tunisia dead repatriated 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:01:37 GMT 
    The bodies of eight of the British tourists killed by a gunman in Tunisia last Friday are returned to the UK on an RAF flight.

VIDEO: Forced to marry at 14 in Bangladesh 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:12:27 GMT 
    Bangladesh has advanced since the UN launched its Millennium Development Goals, but many girls still have their futures taken away by being forced to marry too young.

VIDEO: France hit by extreme heatwave 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:12:14 GMT 
    A mass of hot air moving north from Africa drives up temperatures across Europe, with Paris seeing temperatures approaching 40C.

VIDEO: Indonesia crash death toll rises 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:54:24 GMT 
    Indonesian officials say 141 bodies have been recovered after a military transport plane crashed in a residential area of Medan on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Poverty grips Chad despite UN targets 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:50:45 GMT 
    Fergus Walsh reports from one of the world's poorest nations, Chad in central Africa, to see the effects of extreme hunger.

VIDEO: Why is Tunisia vulnerable to extremism? 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:47:45 GMT 
    In Tunisia security has been increased at major venues - and many mosques, suspected of fomenting trouble, are being closed.

Spotlight on Indonesia military's 'airline' 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:45:40 GMT 
    The devastating air crash in Indonesia leads to allegations that the military is illegally profiting from civilian air travel.

Greece bossed by European Central Bank 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:11:21 GMT 
    The risk of a complete meltdown of Greeceā€™s banking system seems to be focussing the minds of the Greek government.

Jeb Bush: My 36% tax rate is 'astounding' 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:28:47 GMT 
    Jeb Bush releases 33 years of federal tax returns and complains about the amount he's had to pay to the government - but he's better off than he would be in many European countries.

Styrofoam ban: What is polystyrene? 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:28:11 GMT 
    New York City is joining a growing group of cities in banning Expandable Polystyrene Foam (EPS). Adam Harris explains what makes this material so worrisome to environmentalists - and appealing to businesses.

VIDEO: Millennium Development Goals explained 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:27:08 GMT 
    Millennium Development Goals: What are they and how successful have they been?

Can austerity fix economic crisis? 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:02:32 GMT 
    At the heart of the current Greek debt crisis is an old debate - is it better to cut spending and raise taxes in an economic downturn, or spend your way out of it?

Indian 'eye candy' official sues 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:28:09 GMT 
    An Indian bureaucrat sues Outlook magazine for calling her "eye candy", telling the BBC she found the description offensive.

Mass wedding for N Korea defectors 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:44:47 GMT 
    A mass wedding is held in Seoul for defectors from North Korea.

UK outlook 'worsens' on Greece crisis 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:42:54 GMT 
    The outlook for the UK's financial stability has worsened in the light of events in Greece, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
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