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VIDEO: Conjuring up some India budget magic 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:35:56 GMT 
    As Narendra Modi's government presents its first full budget, the BBC's Sameer Hashmi dons his magician's outfit to explain why India's economy could use a little magic.

VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:37:19 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

VIDEO: African doll in a Barbie world 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:38 GMT 
    Taofick Okoya sells up to 9,000 of his Queens of Africa dolls a month and claims to command about 15% of the market.

VIDEO: Is 2015 the year of 'eye-tracking'? 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:09:26 GMT 
    The BBC's Richard Taylor looks at "eye-tracking" technology which could be used in gaming, entertainment and healthcare, and asks if it could go mainstream.

VIDEO: The lost art of subway reading 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:10:41 GMT 
    Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen is chronicling the declining number of books on the New York City subway.

VIDEO: What is 'car park pimping'? 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:08:03 GMT 
    For the BBC's Best Nightclub in Africa series, Radio 1Xtra's DJ Edu travels to Botswana to see how restrictive alcohol laws have affected the music scene.

Nuclear power: The future or the past? 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:04:27 GMT 
    Some countries are turning their back on nuclear power, but others are pressing ahead with plans for a new generation of reactors.

Are tablets falling out of favour? 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:05:54 GMT 
    Are tablets losing their appeal?

Are the Afghan Taliban ready to talk? 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:08:33 GMT 
    Are the Afghan Taliban ready to talk?

VIDEO: Why is IS smashing statues in Iraq? 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:29:18 GMT 
    The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Why is it doing this?

Viewpoint: What West must do in Ukraine 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:49:03 GMT 
    The West must show huge resolve if the Ukrainian ceasefire is to hold, writes Prof Anatol Lieven.

The problem with unusual elections 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:51:00 GMT 
    Polling companies make adjustments based on past experience, but that makes things tricky when the election is different to previous ones, writes Anthony Reuben.

Actress's $150,000 Oscar dress stolen 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:56 GMT 
    A $150,000 designer dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars is stolen from a Hollywood hotel.

Canadian court keeps oath to Queen 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:01:04 GMT 
    Canada's Supreme Court rejects a move to scrap the country's citizenship oath, which requires applicants to swear allegiance to the UK monarchy.

US growth revised down to 2.2% 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:54:43 GMT 
    The slowdown in the US economy at the end of last year was more pronounced than previously thought, official figures show.
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