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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:35:29 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:18:08 GMT 
    Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.


VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:43:48 GMT 
    A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.


VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:41:26 GMT 
    Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.


VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:16:32 GMT 
    A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.


Guardians is top US film of 2014 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:03:35 GMT 
    Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.


VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:17:45 GMT 
    The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.


Euro manufacturing at 13-month low 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:06:04 GMT 
    Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.


China factory growth misses forecast 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:13:05 GMT 
    China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.


Samsung phones to get Nokia maps 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:23:00 GMT 
    Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.


VIDEO: 'White space' internet developed 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:18:01 GMT 
    David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the "white space" which could help remote areas access fast broadband.


Bush sets new album chart record 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:21:04 GMT 
    Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.


Naked photos of celebrities leaked 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:50:51 GMT 
    Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.


Xenon and argon banned for athletes 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:53:44 GMT 
    Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.


African food security on the menu 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:35 GMT 
    African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.
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