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      VIDEO: 'I found rare Shakespeare Folio'
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:41:24 GMT
      Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.
      VIDEO: Can drones get water to stranded Joe?
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:00:18 GMT
      In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.
      VIDEO: What does Ukraine's future hold?
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:29:05 GMT
      One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.
      VIDEO: A new face for Africa's men
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:20:44 GMT
      The male grooming and beauty industry is booming in South Africa, with products now targeting a new audience - black men, as the BBC's Milton Nkosi reports.
      VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:29 GMT
      A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
      VIDEO: Polio workers killed in Pakistan
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:43:59 GMT
      Authorities in Balochistan, Pakistan, have suspended a campaign against polio after four workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Quetta.
      VIDEO: Angelina Jolie on directing Unbroken
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:27:31 GMT
      Oscar winning actress Angelina Jolie has attended the premiere in London of her new film, Unbroken.
      VIDEO: In search of the American Dream
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:20:36 GMT
      1954 saw the closure of Ellis Island. Isabel Belarsky passed through the American mass immigration centre.
      VIDEO: Flash floods kill dozens in Morocco
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:57:43 GMT
      Flooding in southern Morocco has killed 32 people and six others are missing after the heavy rains, according to officials.
      VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope
      Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:07:46 GMT
      A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
      VIDEO: 'Tense' in Dewani trial courtroom
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:51:15 GMT
      Jon Kay reports from the courtroom in Cape Town, as South African prosecutors try to persuade a judge not to drop the murder case against British businessman Shrien Dewani.
      VIDEO: Cairo collapse leaves 17 dead
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:38:41 GMT
      At least 17 people have been killed after a block of flats collapsed in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the BBC's Orla Guerin reports
      VIDEO: Pope claims Europe appears 'elderly'
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:18:10 GMT
      Pope Francis warns that the world sees Europe as "somewhat elderly and haggard" during a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
      VIDEO: Fury turns to violence in Ferguson
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:07:57 GMT
      The US town of Ferguson has seen rioting and looting after a jury decided not to bring charges over the killing of a black teenager.
      VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:49:02 GMT
      A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him.
      VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:56:55 GMT
      Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power.
      VIDEO: Ebola survivors offer 'glimmer of hope'
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:54:36 GMT
      The BBC's Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar reports from the Guinean capital Conakry on how some Ebola survivors hope to ease the Ebola crisis in their country.
      VIDEO: Thai taste machine tests authenticity
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:12:31 GMT
      A group of scientists in Bangkok have invented a machine to determine whether Thai food tastes authentic.
      VIDEO: 'End of life care needs more effort'
      Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:15:03 GMT
      Professor Atul Gawande of Harvard University on why more effort needs to be made to improve the last stage in people's lives.
      VIDEO: Volcano erupts on Cape Verde island
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:09:53 GMT
      A volcano has erupted on the Cape Verde island of Fogo, resulting in the evacuation of hundreds of residents and the closure of a local airport.

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