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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:46:19 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Sad lament of Syrian child brides 
  Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:45:51 GMT 
    There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.


VIDEO: Hacker conference - behind the scenes 
  Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:55 GMT 
    From hacking cars to traffic lights - behind the scenes at a cyber-security conference, Def Con.


VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Rio and Nairobi 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:36:34 GMT 
    The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.


VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic 
  Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:53:10 GMT 
    A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.


VIDEO: Bush takes Ice Bucket Challenge 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:45:23 GMT 
    President George W Bush has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge, after a nomination from his daughter Jenna Bush Hager, Rory McIlroy, Woody Johnson, and Jim Harbaugh.


Pope Francis given Copa Libertadores 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:09:39 GMT 
    Lifelong fan Pope Francis is presented with the Copa Libertadores trophy by players and officials of Argentine side San Lorenzo.


Macy's settles racial profiling cases 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:57:29 GMT 
    One of the most famous names in US retailing, Macy's, pays $650,000 to settle claims that it racially profiled and detained customers at its Manhattan outlet.


Russia shuts four Moscow McDonald's 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:01:33 GMT 
    Russia's main consumer watchdog has shut a number of McDonald's restaurants in Moscow as part of an investigation into food standards.


Hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed' 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:54:39 GMT 
    A leading security expert alleges that hackers made use of the Heartbleed flaw to steal the personal details of 4.5 million healthcare patients.


Samsung-made Nook tablet announced 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:25 GMT 
    Barnes & Noble unveils a customised version of a budget Samsung tablet that replaces a model it used to make itself.


Anna Nicole Smith estate loses claim 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:47:21 GMT 
    A judge rejects a bid by lawyers representing Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, challenging the will of her former husband, Texas billionaire J Howard Marshall.


Comedy awards shortlist announced 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:24:09 GMT 
    The nominees for this year's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, including James Acaster, Alex Horne and Sara Pascoe, are unveiled.


Greenland ice sheet losses double 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:01:24 GMT 
    A new assessment from Europe's CryoSat spacecraft shows Greenland to be losing about 375 cu km of ice each year.


New dates rewrite Neanderthal story 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:20:47 GMT 
    A new study suggests that modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought.
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