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VIDEO: Australian pair keep book-making alive 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:15:11 GMT 
    Gwen Harrison and Sue Anderson use printing techniques more familiar to Johannes Gutenberg than the 21st century to create their handcrafted books.


VIDEO: Clean-up after Chile's Calbuco volcano 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:49:00 GMT 
    Clean-up efforts are continuing in Chile, after the Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday.


VIDEO: Peru percussionists' world record bid 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:52:44 GMT 
    Thousands of people in Peru have attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cajon ensemble.


Challenges of Nepal's quake relief operation 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:01:01 GMT 
    Nepal did its best to prepare for this quake, but the challenges of the relief operation remain formidable, reports the BBC's Joanna Jolly.


America's place in a multi-polar world 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:10:22 GMT 
    The creation of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a stark reminder that the US is no longer the world's sole superpower.


Kazakhs find uneven playing field in Russia's trading bloc 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:20:29 GMT 
    Only months after its launch, the new Russian-sponsored Eurasian Economic Union is not going as planned in Kazakhstan. The BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov finds out why.


Does digital mean the end of history? 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:41:51 GMT 
    Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"?


Why Nepal is so vulnerable to quakes 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:36:00 GMT 
    The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.


From the carbon bubble to 'dirty energy' 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:45:09 GMT 
    Five questions about keeping fossil fuels in the ground.


Harper Lee saves Mockingbird play 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:59:54 GMT 
    Author Harper Lee starts a non-profit company to produce a play of To Kill a Mockingbird in her hometown of Monroeville, after a dispute threatened to end the show.


Music boss tops Britain's rich list 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:22:33 GMT 
    Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.


Legal costs hit Deutsche Bank profit 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:09:19 GMT 
    Deutsche Bank reports a sharp fall in profits after setting aside €1.5bn to cover legal costs, days after being fined €2.3bn for rate rigging.


VW chairman resigns in power struggle 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:41:36 GMT 
    Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.


Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:05:37 GMT 
    The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.


Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks' 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:35:30 GMT 
    A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.
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