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Could women help fix broken Japan?

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:25
The government of Shinzo Abe has struggled to revive the Japanese economy, says Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, and is turning to the female population for a possible answer.
Categories: International News

Retail robots: The droid at till no 7

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:23
The robots taking over the shop floor
Categories: International News

Al-Shabab cash targets disillusioned Kenyans

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:20
Al-Shabab propaganda targets young men in Kenya's poorest neighbourhoods, but it is the money that persuades them to sign up, the BBC's Tom Burridge reports.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: How do you move a sick tiger?

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:11
A British animal lover flies a tiger from a bankrupt Greek zoo to a sanctuary in California for treatment.
Categories: International News

How is Islamic State funded?

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:08
Islamic State is 'probably the best-funded terrorist organisation' the US has ever confronted, according to officials in Washington. Watch this interactive video for details on how the group makes money.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Weather bomb: Why the new exotic name?

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:02
Had you heard the phrase "weather bomb" until this week? Newsnight's Stephen Smith has been looking into weather's new exotic language
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Palm-sized drone follows you round

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:02
What could you do with a drone in your pocket?
Categories: International News

VIDEO: The 'star man' from the Amazon

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:02
Meet Wet, the 'ethnocosmologist' from a remote Amazonian tribe.
Categories: International News

How extremist groups raise money

Fri, 2014-12-12 03:00
How extremists fund their fight through crime
Categories: International News

Brazil company executives charged

Fri, 2014-12-12 02:57
Brazilian prosecutors charged 35 executives from the country's largest engineering companies in connection with the Petrobras corruption scandal.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Brand and Farage clash on immigration

Fri, 2014-12-12 02:47
Comedian and campaigner Russell Brand calls UKIP leader Nigel Farage a "pound shop Enoch Powell", during a Question Time debate on immigration.
Categories: International News

Storm pounds northern California

Fri, 2014-12-12 00:24
More than 220,000 people are without power after heavy rains and high winds slammed northern California.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: 'I needed to see justice done'

Thu, 2014-12-11 22:43
Cathy Hymas, a victim of Ray Teret, says she feels "liberated" following his sentencing for a series of rapes and indecent assaults on young girls.
Categories: International News

Brazil killer alleges 42 victims

Thu, 2014-12-11 22:11
Brazilian police arrest a man who says he killed 42 people in the last decade, which would make him one of the country's most prolific serial killers.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Student saves 92-year-old from lake

Thu, 2014-12-11 20:17
Footage has captured the moment a college student saved a 92-year-old man's life after he crashed his car into a lake in Florida.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: MP on 'idiotic' prison book ban ruling

Thu, 2014-12-11 18:01
The judge who found the ban on sending books to prisoners unlawful was "absolutely wrong" says a Tory MP.
Categories: International News

Palestinian minister's funeral held

Thu, 2014-12-11 17:52
The funeral of a Palestinian government minister who died after a confrontation with Israeli troops is held amid a dispute over the cause of death.
Categories: International News

Day in pictures: 11 December 2014

Thu, 2014-12-11 17:09
News images from around the world: 11 December
Categories: International News

Profile: Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa

Thu, 2014-12-11 16:47
President Robert Mugabe's heir apparent, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, is known in Zimbabwe as "ngwena" or crocodile because of his political cunning, writes the BBC's Brian Hungwe.
Categories: International News

Caption Challenge: Pig of a journey

Thu, 2014-12-11 16:28
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
Categories: International News