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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:38:18 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: New York's 21st Century artisans 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:20:43 GMT 
    Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.


VIDEO: Poodling along in the gymnasium 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:50:07 GMT 
    A new gymnasium exclusively for dogs has opened up in Alexandria, Virginia.


VIDEO: Axe crashes through windscreen 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:24:43 GMT 
    A car passenger had a lucky escape after an axe flew off the back of a lorry and through the windscreen of the vehicle travelling behind it.


VIDEO: Immersive cinema: Is this the future? 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:46 GMT 
    Newsnight reports on the growing popularity of immersive entertainment.


India hires mimics to scare monkeys 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:05:02 GMT 
    Forty men have been hired in India to impersonate monkeys, and scare away thousands of real monkeys causing havoc around Delhi's parliament.


Top DJs say Ibiza is too expensive 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:16:58 GMT 
    Afrojack, Paul Oakenfold and Steve Angello say Ibiza has become too VIP and is pricing normal people out.


Firms count cost of Russia sanctions 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:45:22 GMT 
    Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead.


BA owner IAG moves into profit 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:35:30 GMT 
    British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.


Wearables tracked with Raspberry Pi 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:30:21 GMT 
    People who use wearable gadgets to monitor their health or activity can be tracked with only $70 (£40) of hardware, research suggests.


'Draconian' Russian net law enacted 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:05:49 GMT 
    A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia.


Rolf Harris challenges conviction 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:55:54 GMT 
    Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults.


Silent film tops documentary poll 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:21:05 GMT 
    Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera is voted the greatest ever documentary in a poll of more than 300 film-makers and critics.


Nasa rover to make oxygen on Mars 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:55:37 GMT 
    Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings.


Goalkeepers' penalty 'flaw' revealed 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:17:41 GMT 
    Goalkeepers in penalty shoot-outs make a predictable error that could influence the outcome of the game according to new research.
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