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      VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:13:33 GMT
      Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
      VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:13:53 GMT
      BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
      VIDEO: One dead in US school shooting
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:01:12 GMT
      One person was killed and four others injured after a student opened fire at a school north of Seattle, in the US state of Washington.
      VIDEO: Spirit of revolution simmers in Kiev
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:08:42 GMT
      Steve Rosenberg visits Kiev to see how the recent violence in Ukraine has had an impact on who is running for parliament.
      VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:08:22 GMT
      New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
      VIDEO: CCTV of Ottawa shooting suspect
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:51 GMT
      The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
      VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:21:16 GMT
      Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.
      VIDEO: Ebola: Scenes of horror in Liberia
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:36:43 GMT
      There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.
      VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:27:22 GMT
      The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
      VIDEO: Fears of IS threat to Ancient Babylon
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:22:47 GMT
      There are fears that the ancient site of Babylon in present-day Iraq is threatened with destruction by the militant group calling itself Islamic State.
      VIDEO: WW1: The Famine of Mount Lebanon
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:05:53 GMT
      As a proportion of the total population, more people died in Greater Syria than anywhere else in the world during the First World War. In Mount Lebanon a third of the population died of famine and disease.
      VIDEO: Top EU officials bid farewell
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:51:59 GMT
      The presidents of the European Council and European Commission have delivered farewell speeches as they prepare to hand power over to their successors.
      VIDEO: Battle over the Great Barrier Reef
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:23:55 GMT
      Expanding coal mining operations along the Queensland coast could threaten Australia's treasured Great Barrier Reef.
      VIDEO: Zambia's five leaders in five decades
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:43:30 GMT
      BBC Africa looks back at Zambia's first five decades through its five presidents.
      VIDEO: Exhibition on a changing Afghanistan
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:45:29 GMT
      The Imperial War Museum's latest exhibition focuses on Afghanistan as British troops prepare to leave.
      VIDEO: Art on motorbikes in Kampala
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:19:26 GMT
      Artists in Uganda are using motorbikes to carry and display street art installations as part of the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.
      AUDIO: '19 relatives have died from Ebola'
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:08:54 GMT
      A pastor who says he has lost 19 members of his family to Ebola has been speaking to the BBC.
      VIDEO: Daily life goes on inside Kashmir
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:43:16 GMT
      Daily life and trade is continuing in Kashmir despite the recent violence being the worst in a decade, as BBC Urdu's Shumaila Jaffery reports.
      VIDEO: Training for safe Ebola burials
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:14:36 GMT
      As the Ebola outbreak claims 20 lives a day in Sierra Leone, the BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from the capital Freetown on how volunteers are being trained to carry out safe burials.
      VIDEO: Ukraine elections: 'We've had enough of looking east'
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:43:28 GMT
      Ukrainians go to the polls this weekend in a key parliamentary election. The BBC's Steve Rosenberg is reporting from across the country.
      VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:54:44 GMT
      Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.


      Entertainment News

      'Honey Boo Boo': It's a wrap
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:33:27 EDT
      Reports claimed that the reality show's "Mama June" Shannon is dating a registered sex offender.

      Why Bill Murray is the greatest
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:14 EDT
      He doesn't have an agent. He doesn't have a publicist. He doesn't even seem to have a fixed address. It's all the more reason why Bill Murray is the greatest.

      Albright bests Conan on Twitter
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:24:01 EDT
      The former secretary of state and the late night talk show host staged a humorous battle of words.

      Archie and friends coming to TV
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:13:35 EDT
      Archie Andrews has lived, died and become a zombie. And now, the cartoon character is returning to TV.

      Quelle surprise! Bilingual stars
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:16:55 EDT
      Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg already owns a good chunk of the Internet, but on Wednesday he won it as well when he spoke Chinese to an audience at a Beijing university.

      'Constantine': TV's latest comic-book hero
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:34:15 EDT
      "Constantine" is the latest comic-book adaptation to come to TV. It's part of NBC's Friday fright lineup.

      Albright bests Conan on Twitter
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:34:40 EDT
      The former secretary of state and the late night talk show host staged a humorous battle of words.

      'Honey Boo Boo': It's a wrap
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:34:23 EDT
      Reports claimed that the reality show's "Mama June" Shannon is dating a registered sex offender.

      Why Bill Murray is the greatest
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:14 EDT
      He doesn't have an agent. He doesn't have a publicist. He doesn't even seem to have a fixed address. It's all the more reason why Bill Murray is the greatest.

      Mike Tyson meets Scooby-Doo
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:47:52 EDT
      CNN's Lisa France explains how an animated Mike Tyson will soon be solving mysteries on Adult Swim.

      Zellweger's brow-raising look
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:37:44 EDT
      A plastic surgeon weighs in on Zellweger's new look. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the eyebrow-raising details.

      Italian nun sings 'Like a Virgin'
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:18:23 EDT
      A nun sings "Like a Virgin" And CNN's Jeanne Moos says it's not the Virgin Mary she's singing about, it's a Madonna cover.

      Quelle surprise! Bilingual stars
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:16:55 EDT
      Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg already owns a good chunk of the Internet, but on Wednesday he won it as well when he spoke Chinese to an audience at a Beijing university.

      Peña died from alcohol abuse
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:54:53 EDT
      Actress Elizabeth Peña died from complications related to alcoholism, according to her death certificate obtained by CNN.

      Brad Pitt gets between 'Two Ferns'
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:16:20 EDT
      Just another big name for Zach Galifianakis and "Between Two Ferns": Brad Pitt.

      Archie and friends coming to TV
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:13:35 EDT
      Archie Andrews has lived, died and become a zombie. And now, the cartoon character is returning to TV.

      One Direction back on tour
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:21:01 EDT
      One Direction has announced summer tour dates for the On the Road Again Tour just two months after their Where We Are Tour ended.

      Bale to play Steve Jobs
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:37:07 EDT
      Move over, Ashton Kutcher. Christian Bale is going to give the role of Steve Jobs a go.

      Even Taylor Swift's silence is golden
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:39:56 EDT
      "Track 3" from Taylor Swift's new album shot to No. 1 on iTunes in Canada. But the release was an accident, as the track is eight seconds of white noise.

      Diamond reveals 'Sweet Caroline' story
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:18:43 EDT
      It was a great story.

      Platinum albums? Not this year
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:05:42 EDT
      It's not a great sign for the music industry when the year's top-selling album is the soundtrack to a Disney movie.

      Yeah, that's the (Primus) ticket
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:41:50 EDT
      Alt-metal rockers Primus were never ones to do things the normal way, so why start now?

      Jazz musician Kenny G angers China
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:11:56 EDT
      Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party.

      Jason Aldean extends tour into 2015
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:03:25 EDT
      Good news, ladies (and gentlemen): Country star Jason Aldean is extending his sold-out Burn It Down Tour into 2015.

      Funny or Die: Madden's hilarious bugs
      Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:09:45 EDT
      The wait is over -- it's officially football season. For more go to funnyordie.com.

      Beyonce and Jay-Z heading for divorce?
      Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:34:42 EDT
      The rumors about Beyonce and Jay-Z are getting crazier every day. For more go to funnyordie.com.

      'Mad Men' vixen takes on a modern office
      Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:34:57 EDT
      "Mad Men" character Joan Holloway visits a more modern office. For more go to funnyordie.com.

      Jason Momoa's 'Game of Thrones' audition
      Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:43:36 EDT
      Jason Momoa's audition tape for "Game of Thrones" is an impressive piece of work.

      'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested
      Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:45:19 EDT
      Actor Nicolas Brendon, best known as Xander Harris on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV series, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, showing signs of intoxication, police said.

      Ebola, the TV series
      Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:58:33 EDT
      Had enough of Ebola news coverage? Wait until you see the TV series. Ridley Scott is one of the people behind it.

      'Walking Dead': How gross!
      Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:23:47 EDT
      Gross is par for the course when it comes to "The Walking Dead."

      'American Idol' alum dies at 32
      Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:15:10 EDT
      Singer and model Joanne Borgella, an "American Idol" contestant in 2008, died on Saturday at age 32 after a battle with cancer, her family said on her Facebook page.

      What was that about Carrie, Chris Noth?
      Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:54:00 EDT
      "Sex and the City's" Chris Noth has made an apparent joke that fans likely won't find funny.

      'Django' actress charged
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:03:49 EDT
      "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been charged with one count each of lewd conduct, a spokesman said Tuesday.

      Disney to introduce new heroine
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:04:08 EDT
      Get ready for another addition to the line of Disney heroines: Moana, an ocean adventurer.

      McConaughey blitzed on 'Redskins'
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:50:34 EDT
      Matthew McConaughey lit a social media fire with comments about his favorite NFL team, the Washington Redskins.

      'Mockingjay': The new trailer is here
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:50:44 EDT
      A new preview for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" was released Wednesday. Titled "Choice," it's got fans more eager than ever.

      Flipping gender roles in famous movies
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:55:34 EDT
      Women as "Ghostbusters" is a good start. What about Sofia Vergara as Scarface?

      DiCaprio, Netflix team up for film
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:00:25 EDT
      Netflix announced Friday that it will team up with Leonardo DiCaprio to distribute a documentary film entitled "VIRUNGA," about the quest to save endangered mountain gorillas in the eastern Congo park by that name.

      Robin Williams' daughter gets tribute
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:19:48 EDT
      Robin Williams' daughter chose a hummingbird to honor her late father. "For poppa," wrote Zelda Williams on her Instagram account Wednesday, posting the picture of a tattoo on her right hand, above a tattoo of Robin's birthday, "7.21.51," written on her wrist.

      James Corden to start 'Late Late Show' March 9
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:42:05 EDT
      James Corden now has a date for his first broadcast of "The Late Late Show": March 9, 2015.

      OMG this 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:18:53 EDT
      The new trailer for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is, in a word, "Hulktastic."

      Happy birthday 'Weird Al!'
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:49:24 EDT

      'Hitch' TV show in the works at Fox
      Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:19:27 EDT
      Will Smith's date doctor "Hitch" is setting up a practice on TV.

      Renee Zellweger thinks face talk is 'silly'
      Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:47:33 EDT

      Leslie Jones and the women of 'SNL'
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:03:04 EDT
      The Women of 'SNL'

      Happy birthday, Carrie Fisher!
      Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:00:13 EDT

      Baby bump alert: See who's expecting
      Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:16:19 EDT

      50 people turning 50
      Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:16:42 EDT

      Bono joins apology hall of fame
      Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:07:21 EDT

      How Zach Galifianakis looks now
      Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:44:12 EDT