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VIDEO: Londongrad: TV show on expat Russians 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:05:37 GMT 
    The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.


VIDEO: Rise and fall of the Black Panthers 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:05:13 GMT 
    A new film chronicles the rise and fall of the Black Panthers, the US radical political organisation which marks its 50th anniversary in 2016.


VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal wows crowds in Venice 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:36:05 GMT 
    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal apparently found it difficult to tear himself away from adoring fans as he arrived for the 72nd Venice Film Festival.


VIDEO: Remains revealed as 17th Century prisoners 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:36:09 GMT 
    Remains found in the grounds of Durham University are 17th Century Scottish prisoners of war, experts say.


VIDEO: Danish Astronaut takes Lego to space 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:32:11 GMT 
    Denmark's first ever astronaut has begun his journey into space, heading for the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz rocket.


How Germany abolished tuition fees 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:23:49 GMT 
    How have German universities been able to abolish tuition fees when English universities are charging £9,000?


Pressure mounts for political solution in Libya 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:43:57 GMT 
    Hopes for a new Libyan unity government have been frustrated so far - and there are few signs of a resolution, says Rana Jawad.


EU migration: Crisis in graphics 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:29:50 GMT 
    A round-up of charts and maps illustrating the crisis facing the EU as migrants from the Middle East and Africa try to reach new homes in Europe.


Is Teesta Setalvad India's most hounded activist? 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:50:42 GMT 
    The story of India's 'most hounded' activist


Overgrown sheep 'sets new record' 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 05:47:33 GMT 
    An overgrown sheep dubbed Chris, found wandering near Australia's capital, sets an unofficial world record for the heaviest fleece.


Progressive music gets official chart 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:02:03 GMT 
    Progressive music, the oft-maligned genre that had its heyday in the 1970s, is to be endorsed by the Official Charts Company.


Nissan invests £100m in UK plant 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:44:56 GMT 
    Japanese carmaker Nissan announces it will invest £100m in its UK plant at Sunderland to build the new Juke model.


Higher profits in the air for Easyjet 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:59:54 GMT 
    Easyjet raises its full-year profit forecast to between £675m and £700m after enjoying a better-than-expected August.


Sony phone is first to have 4K screen 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:45:09 GMT 
    Sony says its new smartphone is the first to have a 4K-resolution screen.


Motorola announces new smartwatches 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:22:05 GMT 
    Motorola is to release two second-generation models of its Moto 360 smartwatch, one of which will contain a GPS chip.
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