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VIDEO: Why the Common Dolphin is becoming more common 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 07:26:56 GMT 
    The BBC's John Maguire joins a scientific expedition that is studying the Common Dolphin population off the west coast of Scotland, and trying to find out why, until recently, it was quite a rare sight.


VIDEO: Street workout to get SA children fit 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:44 GMT 
    South African street workout competitor Smith Mangena is taking the sport back to the townships to keep young people healthy.


VIDEO: Texas dam reaches dangerous levels 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 21:05:55 GMT 
    Flood waters flow over a dam southwest of Dallas as a large part of the southern US continued to reel from floods brought on by powerful storms.


VIDEO: Fifa officials 'corrupted' football 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 22:21:52 GMT 
    US prosecutors accuse several officials from football's governing body Fifa of racketeering, fraud and money laundering over 24 years.


VIDEO: Warner dismisses Fifa allegations 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 20:05:18 GMT 
    Jack Warner, a former Fifa vice-president, is accused of soliciting $10m in bribes from South Africa's government over the hosting of the 2010 World Cup.


A football drama fans could do without 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 20:10:40 GMT 
    The BBC's North American editor Jon Sopel says Fifa head Sepp Blatter is a known quantity for all the wrong reasons.


Bahrain: Between rebellion and reform 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 00:35:44 GMT 
    Bahrain seemed to be on the brink of revolution in 2011 - but has that spark now been extinguished, asks Frank Gardner.


Hillary's 'everyday pantsuit tee' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 20:48:17 GMT 
    Campaign-themed products aren't limited to bumper stickers and yard signs any more. But is there a secret strategy behind Rand Paul's "filibuster starter pack" and Hillary Clinton's pantsuit t-shirt?


Why the Americans took on Fifa 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 21:08:35 GMT 
    America doesn't even like football, they say, so why does it want to clean it up for the world?


Android app age ratings grow up 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 03:05:28 GMT 
    Later this week Google will hand over control of its Play store's Android app ratings to a third-party.


Russian gas industry looks east 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:12 GMT 
    Despite sanctions and low prices, Russia's gas industry is in surprisingly good health, not least due to closer ties with China.


Pussy Galore back in new Bond novel 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 00:57:39 GMT 
    Pussy Galore is to be reunited with James Bond in an official new 007 novel by Anthony Horowitz.


Earliest evidence of human violence 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 00:47:56 GMT 
    A human skull from a deep cave in northern Spain shows evidence of a lethal violent attack 430,000 years ago, a study shows.


Yahoo to face class action lawsuit 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 01:39:36 GMT 
    Yahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content of emails sent to its mail users from non-Yahoo Mail accounts.


Imports weigh on UK economic growth 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 09:53:09 GMT 
    The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first quarter, the ONS confirms, with growth being hit by rising imports and a slowdown in the services sector.
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