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VIDEO: King of Tonga formally crowned 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:08:12 GMT 
    Tupou VI has been formally crowned king of Tonga in the capital, Nuku'alofa.


VIDEO: Hot dog eating championship upset 
  Sun, 05 Jul 2015 01:32:44 GMT 
    Joey "Jaws" Chestnut has lost his hot dog eating crown to Matt Stonie at the Fourth of July contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.


VIDEO: Sea horses: Household Cavalry at beach 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 21:20:51 GMT 
    Every year the soldiers and horses of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment leave London for summer training in Norfolk.


VIDEO: Baby rescued after drifting out to sea 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:28:34 GMT 
    A baby in Turkey is rescued after floating out to sea, nearly a kilometre from shore.


VIDEO: Iron Maiden's Dickinson on cancer recovery 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:07:37 GMT 
    Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson tells the BBC he is on the mend after his treatment for tumours on his tongue.


Pope Francis returns to South America 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:11:50 GMT 
    Latin America awaits Pope Francis' first trip back


A referendum that will sink or rescue the Greek economy 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:44:02 GMT 
    If Greeks vote "No" on Sunday, their banks could go from their current frozen state to being totally and utterly crippled.


Iran's nuclear deal: The toughest of all challenges 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:48:28 GMT 
    James Robbins considers the global and historical significance of Iran reaching a nuclear deal as foreign ministers of the six world powers meet in Vienna.


Puerto Rico: The Caribbean's Greece? 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:05:43 GMT 
    With $72bn debt, Puerto Rico is being called "the Greece of the Caribbean". The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue looks at what went wrong - and what happens next.


What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland? 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:01:18 GMT 
    Iceland and Cyprus have both experienced banking crises which rocked their economies. Can Greece learn anything from their experiences, asks economics expert Anne Sibert.


Fidel Castro makes rare appearance 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:48:21 GMT 
    Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro makes a rare public appearance at a meeting with cheese experts near Havana.


US Army sun cream and bacon unearthed 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:42:41 GMT 
    US Army sun cream and tins of bacon are among the finds on Salisbury Plain revealed by archaeologists to mark US Independence Day.


Dealers to prop up China shares 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 15:15:08 GMT 
    Top Chinese brokerages promise to spend at least $20bn on shares to halt the slide in the stock market, which has fallen sharply in recent weeks.


Shell to start Arctic oil drilling 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:15:06 GMT 
    Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.


Reddit in uproar after staff sacking 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:59:18 GMT 
    Popular chat rooms on Reddit have been closed in protest over the sacking of a popular staff member.
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