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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:38:41 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Clashes erupt at al-Aqsa mosque 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:12 GMT 
    Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli riot police near the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.


VIDEO: Dig seeks identity of dead boys 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:22:22 GMT 
    A University of South Florida anthropologist seeks to return remains of boys who died at a state reform school to their relatives.


VIDEO: Royal joke on baby prince's first word 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:13:26 GMT 
    The Duke of Cambridge has described Australia as a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family began the next leg of their Antipodean tour.


VIDEO: The end of the beard is nigh 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:05:32 GMT 
    The end of the beard is nigh - not according to fashion stylists, but to evolutionary biologists.


William praises Australia on visit 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:15:05 GMT 
    The Duke of Cambridge brands Australia a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family begin the next leg of their Antipodean tour.


Beard trend 'guided by evolution' 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:56:03 GMT 
    The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.


China's 7.4% growth beats forecast 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:38:37 GMT 
    China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.


Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:48 GMT 
    The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.


Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor hacked 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:08:54 GMT 
    German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.


Bungie 'fires' Halo games composer 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:56:46 GMT 
    The composer of the music featured in the original Halo video games says his job has been "terminated without cause" by developer Bungie.


Paul Weller family win Mail damages 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:36:49 GMT 
    Rock star Paul Weller wins £10,000 for his children after their pictures were "plastered" on the Mail Online.


Men 'giving up' books to go online 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:54:48 GMT 
    A new study finds men prefer to watch film adaptations than read the original book, with 30% admitting they have not read a book since school.


EU Sentinel returns first images 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:23:05 GMT 
    The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.


Early air points to cold, dry Mars 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:23:21 GMT 
    Scientists have worked out the characteristics of the air on Mars 3.6 billion years ago.
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