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VIDEO: Mvula on Abbey Road and stage fright

Mon, 2014-08-18 02:08
Singer Laura Mvula talks to BBC News about recording her latest album at the famous Abbey Road studios, and why she does not like watching her performances.
Categories: International News

River turtle mothers 'talk' to young

Mon, 2014-08-18 02:02
Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalisations, recordings reveal.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Mong La: The land where anything goes

Mon, 2014-08-18 02:02
Myanmar's hidden corner where anything goes
Categories: International News

Most pierced man denied entry to UAE

Mon, 2014-08-18 01:53
The world's most pierced man, Rolf Buchholz, has been denied entry into Dubai where he was due to make an appearance at a hotel nightclub.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Refugee boy 'abandoned in desert'

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:43
The BBC's Paul Wood has travelled through northern Syria and northern Iraq and has met with civilians who have had their lives destroyed by the crisis in the region.
Categories: International News

Confusion as Ebola patients vanish

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:30
There are conflicting reports over the fate of 17 suspected Ebola patients who disappeared after a quarantine centre in the Liberian capital Monrovia was looted.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: PM warns of possible IS threat to UK

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:26
Islamic State militants could grow strong enough to target people on the streets of Britain unless action is taken, David Cameron has warned.
Categories: International News

Brazilians attend Campos funeral

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:03
More than 100,000 people in Recife pay their last respects to the late presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Six glorious days for Great Britain

Sun, 2014-08-17 23:49
Great Britain won 23 medals at the European Championships and their athletes have the potential to get even better.
Categories: International News

Riding a business wave in the surf

Sun, 2014-08-17 22:10
Riding a business wave in Australia's surf centres
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VIDEO: Footage shows Tilbury stowaways

Sun, 2014-08-17 21:11
A group of 35 men, women and children found inside a shipping container at a port are understood to be Sikhs from Afghanistan, Essex Police say.
Categories: International News

Wife convinced Cook not to quit

Sun, 2014-08-17 21:11
Alastair Cook says his wife Alice convinced him to stay on as England captain and lead his side to victory over India.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Bolt dances samba at Copacabana

Sun, 2014-08-17 20:52
Jamaican sprinter and world record holder Usain Bolt dances samba with children on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach ahead of a 100m race to promote the Rio 2016 Games.
Categories: International News

Johnny Cash's childhood home opens

Sun, 2014-08-17 20:40
Country music legend Johnny Cash's childhood home is opened to the public as part of a drive to revitalise the Arkansas town where he grew up.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Former Iraq FM spells out IS threat

Sun, 2014-08-17 20:32
In an interview with the BBC, Iraq's former foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari outlines the "formidable" international threat that militant group the Islamic State (IS) poses.
Categories: International News

Rwanda thrown out of Nations Cup

Sun, 2014-08-17 18:00
Rwanda are disqualified from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers for fielding an ineligible player with Congo advancing to the group phase.
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Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

Sun, 2014-08-17 16:27
Peace talks on ending the Gaza conflict resume in Cairo a day before the current ceasefire is set to expire.
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Russia aid convoy at Ukraine border

Sun, 2014-08-17 14:53
The first lorries from a Russian aid convoy to eastern Ukraine reach the border in a separatist-controlled area, but it is not known if it will cross over.
Categories: International News

Hundreds treated at V Festival

Sun, 2014-08-17 14:21
Almost 500 people at V Festival on the Staffordshire-Shropshire border receive medical treatment and 10 are taken to hospital.
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Emmys honour Uzo Aduba and Sherlock

Sun, 2014-08-17 14:13
Actress Uzo Aduba, TV host Jimmy Fallon and BBC drama Sherlock are among the main winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
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