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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:16:51 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:03:36 GMT 
    Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.


VIDEO: Spectacular spire climb filmed 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:17:13 GMT 
    Cathedral conservators film themselves scaling Britain's highest spire to repair weather meter.


VIDEO: 'Exhausted workforce' in Apple factory 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:02:34 GMT 
    A BBC investigation for Panorama has exposed poor working conditions in factories making Apple products in China.


VIDEO: Girl hears Christmas for first time 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:29:47 GMT 
    It's almost Christmas, and Sula's new ear implants mean she will be able to hear carols and jingle bells this year.


VIDEO: Can Luther King take on North Korea? 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:34:16 GMT 
    Martin Luther King had a dream of freedom. Can his biopic save Hollywood from censorship, asks the BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz


Xi Jinping and his China Dream 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:20 GMT 
    As 2014 draws to a close, the BBC's Carrie Gracie looks back on China's year and asks if the country has achieved its "dream".


Distrust hampers Pakistan militant control 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:35:04 GMT 
    The Pakistan Government and military distrust each other - and that makes combating violence difficult, says Owen Bennett-Jones.


VIDEO: How can a fish be a spy? - in 15 secs 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:46:37 GMT 
    The US navy has developed a robot that looks like a fish, but has high-tech surveillance equipment inside.


VIDEO: The struggle for Mount Sinjar 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:16:20 GMT 
    The BBC explains the significance of Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, where Kurdish Peshmerga forces say they have broken the hold of Islamic State.


What next for Fifa and Sepp Blatter? 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:55:30 GMT 
    With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?


Facebook users crack card mystery 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:58:15 GMT 
    Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.


VIDEO: FBI recover stolen artwork worth $12m 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:27:38 GMT 
    A FBI sting operation has led to the recovery of stolen artwork worth about $12m (£7.7m) including paintings by Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera.


Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:36:26 GMT 
    The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.


Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:05:38 GMT 
    Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
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