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VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:01:38 GMT 
    Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.


VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:01:41 GMT 
    The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.


VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:53:21 GMT 
    Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.


VIDEO: Italy needs EU help to patrol seas 
  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:32:44 GMT 
    Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.


VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge 
  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:13:24 GMT 
    Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.


How much can UK campaign hurt IS? 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:12:03 GMT 
    The UK has signed up to limited strategic military action in Iraq against Islamic State - and there are questions over its ability to do much more, says Jonathan Marcus.


Fashion challenge for Apple's Ive 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:13:32 GMT 
    Can Apple design guru Jony Ive turn the smartwatch into a hit?


The price of peace in Colombia 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:19:17 GMT 
    As peace talks between the Colombian government and Farc rebels enter their third year, Vanessa Buschschluter asks what a peaceful Colombia would look like.


VIDEO: What happened to TV cameras in court? 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:18:07 GMT 
    It has been one year since TV cameras started rolling in the Court of Appeal. But what has happened since? Legal Correspondent Clive Coleman investigates.


Brazil football club to open cemetery 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:26 GMT 
    Brazilian football club Corinthians is to open a cemetery for supporters who want to be buried close to their favourite players.


Lavish praise 'does not help pupils' 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:46:01 GMT 
    Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics.


Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:53:22 GMT 
    Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.


Citigroup legal costs up by $600m 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:43:16 GMT 
    Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".


Pirate Bay founder faces jail term 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:52:50 GMT 
    Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.


Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate' 
  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:59:47 GMT 
    Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
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