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VIDEO: Afghan cricket team heads to World Cup 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:49:05 GMT 
    The Afghan cricket team, which is less than two years old, is on its way to Australia to play in their first World Cup.

AUDIO: 'I lost £18m lottery win by 7 seconds' 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:25:22 GMT 
    A Canadian man has lost a seven-year legal battle to claim half of a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot after the Supreme Court ruled he had bought the winning ticket a few seconds too late for it to qualify.

VIDEO: The 11m 'ghost' residents of the US 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:42:04 GMT 
    New legislation in the United States aims to allow some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US and apply for work permits but many are afraid to admit their status.

VIDEO: The Tibetan monk with 170 children 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:19:47 GMT 
    A Tibetan Buddhist monk took in 33 orphans after an earthquake in 2010 - now he is looking after 170 children.

VIDEO: Taylor Swift trademarks famous lyrics 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:39:34 GMT 
    Pop star Taylor Swift has trademarked phrases including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", in the United States to prevent unauthorised use of her work on merchandise.

Argentine politics in polarisation 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:22:40 GMT 
    Argentine politics is polarised by the death of a prosecutor and the president's confrontational response.

Can Islamic State move into South Asia? 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:09:32 GMT 
    Islamic State has its heartland in Iraq and Syria, but recent reports suggest it is building a presence in Afghanistan and Pakistan. M Ilyas Khan asks how worried should people be.

VIDEO: Fifty shades of manipulation? 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:48:10 GMT 
    Will Gompertz discusses appropriation - and Fifty Shades of Grey - in his latest blog

VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:43:14 GMT 
    As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.

Profile: Sinai Province militant group 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:23:36 GMT 
    Sinai Province is a militant group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State and carried out a string of deadly attacks in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

VIDEO: Talking kids' doll Cayla is hacked 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:41:16 GMT 
    Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things.

Prince's household 'like Wolf Hall' 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:14:55 GMT 
    Clarence House is fraught with rivalries that have led to it being compared to the court of Henry VIII, according to a new biography of the Prince of Wales.

Louis Armstrong Desert Discs online 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:57:52 GMT 
    Louis Armstrong's personal copy of his appearance on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs is among the recordings to be added to the show's online archive.

Merkel rules out Greek debt relief 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:05:39 GMT 
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects any cancellation of Greece's debt, saying banks and creditors have already made substantial cuts.

Eurozone deflation gathers pace 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:10:11 GMT 
    Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, pushed down by lower oil prices.
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