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  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:58:11 GMT 
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VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:11:29 GMT 
    Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.

VIDEO: Louvre rat infestation shocks tourists 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:40:19 GMT 
    The Louvre in Paris has called in pest controllers after an infestation of rats was spotted in the gallery's gardens.

VIDEO: Star Wars comes to County Kerry 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:59:06 GMT 
    Residents and tourists in Portmagee, County Kerry, are getting a taste of Hollywood as scenes for the new Star Wars film are shot on nearby island Skellig Michael.

VIDEO: The challenge of tackling Ebola 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:50:15 GMT 
    Scientists have been aware of Ebola since the mid-1970s, but so far no vaccine or cure has been developed.

'Tolkien's tree' to get the chop 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:19:03 GMT 
    A 215-year-old tree thought to have inspired JRR Tolkien during the author's time in Oxford is to be chopped down after two of its branches fell off.

Broody octopus keeps four-year vigil 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:01:21 GMT 
    A deep-sea octopus is observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.

Euro prices deeper in 'danger zone' 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:18:27 GMT 
    The eurozone inflation rate falls by 0.4% in July, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".

Adidas warns on profits and Russia 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:56:12 GMT 
    Adidas shares tumble after the sportswear maker issues a profit warning and says it will open fewer stores in Russia.

Israeli Iron Dome firms 'hacked' 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:44:33 GMT 
    The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies.

Dark net drugs ads have 'doubled' 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:01:15 GMT 
    An investigation by the BBC indicates that the number of listings advertising illegal drugs sales on the dark net has doubled in less than a year.

Met Opera in late union talks 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:20:31 GMT 
    The Metropolitan Opera in New York says it hopes last minute negotiations with unions over a pay dispute will avoid a staff lockout.

US TV producer Halmi dies aged 90 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:54:17 GMT 
    Prolific US television producer Robert Halmi Sr, whose work won dozens of Emmy Awards, dies at the age of 90.

Dinosaurs 'shrank' to become birds 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:12:08 GMT 
    Huge meat-eating, land-living dinosaurs evolved into birds by constantly shrinking for over 50 million years, new research shows.

Minister wants end to animal testing 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:49:11 GMT 
    Norman Baker - the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments - tells the BBC he wants them to end.
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