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VIDEO: Baby orangutans need new mum 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:47:13 GMT 
    Staff are hoping two Sumatran orangutans will find new mothers at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset.


VIDEO: Astronauts brave week's third spacewalk 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:18:44 GMT 
    Two American astronauts have ventured out on a spacewalk for the third time in a week, to install cables on the International Space Station.


VIDEO: S6 Edge: First look at Samsung phone 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:31:03 GMT 
    Samsung shows off the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone's new features to the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones.


VIDEO: Fighting Patagonia's 'impossible' fire 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:50:30 GMT 
    Hundreds of fire fighters in the southern Argentinean province of Chubut, continue to fight a huge forest fire that is threatening to engulf a renowned national park in Patagonia.


VIDEO: Museum displays Iraq's rich history 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:56:18 GMT 
    Iraq's national museum has reopened 12 years after it was closed following the American invasion of the country.


Has the global economy slowed down? 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:55:59 GMT 
    Are we living through a structural change in globalisation as big as any since World War II without fully realising it?


Samsung tries to get an edge on its rivals 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:37:07 GMT 
    Samsung's good looking new smartphone should restore some of its lost confidence.


Nemtsov killing polarises Russian society 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:26:24 GMT 
    Both government and opposition in Russia are coming up with theories about the killing of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, but it could be years before it becomes clear why it happened, says the BBC's Artyom Liss.


IS using love as a recruitment tool 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:03:42 GMT 
    IS needs women to build a state, says Razia Iqbal - and it is using social media to lure impressionable recruits.


Does Australia need foreign investment? 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:07:07 GMT 
    Foreign land ownership is seen by many as a problem in Australia but the farm sector has another side to the story.


VIDEO: HTC virtual reality kit surprises 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:57:48 GMT 
    HTC unveils a virtual reality headset as part of a tie-up with video games giant Valve, posing a threat to Facebook's Oculus.


Uruguay leaders' love of old cars 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:32:54 GMT 
    Newly inaugurated Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez continues his predecessor Jose Mujica's tradition of using vintage cars for official engagements.


Queen's new coin portrait unveiled 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:55:22 GMT 
    A new coinage portrait of the Queen is unveiled, but the image will only appear on coins later this year.


NZ motorists take bad drivers' keys 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:16:16 GMT 
    Motorists in New Zealand are confiscating the keys of people they think are driving dangerously, particularly foreign tourists.


Irish manufacturing boosts eurozone 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:07:44 GMT 
    Manufacturing in Ireland rose to its highest in over 15 years in February, according to Markit PMI survey
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