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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:44:28 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:00:49 GMT
There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city. 
VIDEO: Surviving childhood in Malawi  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:13:57 GMT
Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality. 
VIDEO: Hurricane Odile stuns Mexico resorts  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:10:26 GMT
Hurricane Odile causes devastation in the beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, triggering looting in some areas. 
VIDEO: Why are London pavements exploding?  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:43:13 GMT
Two van drivers had a lucky escape after a pavement explosion in central London which was caught on CCTV. 
Files reveal WW2 secret 'Agent Fifi'  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:18:54 GMT
World War Two records reveal the existence of a glamorous female secret agent whose job was to see if other agents could keep their mouths shut. 
Chin strap turns chewing into power  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:27:12 GMT
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces. 
Russians urged 'don't panic'  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:33:04 GMT
Russian authorities urged people not to panic on Tuesday as the rouble fell to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy. 
Judge overturns Uber ban in Germany  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:50:41 GMT
A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country. 
Giant sensor for Panasonic phone  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:02:12 GMT
Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne. 
Nigerian bank robbery nets millions  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:34:09 GMT
Nigerian police in Abuja are seeking an IT worker alleging he helped to steal £25m from the bank where he worked. 
Clooney to receive honorary Globe  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:25:50 GMT
US actor, director and producer George Clooney is to receive an honorary award at next year's Golden Globes. 
Thompson 'wept' over stage return  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:57:05 GMT
Actress Emma Thompson says her recent stage comeback in Sweeney Todd brought her to tears and that it is a "dream come true" to bring the production to London. 
Better mobility key for clean cities  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:29:09 GMT
Effective urban transit systems can encourage people out of their cars and provide a cost-effective way to tackle climate change, a report suggests. 
Inky prints show state of hedgehogs  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:30:48 GMT
Hedgehogs are more thinly spread in the UK than previously believed, a study using ink pads to record their paw prints reveals.