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VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:54:44 GMT 
    Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.

VIDEO: Louisiana's vanishing voodoo culture 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:55:59 GMT 
    The BBC Pop Up bureau explores the rich heritage of voodoo culture among the Cajun and Creole communities of Louisiana.

VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster? 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:44:36 GMT 
    The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:06:28 GMT 
    Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews

Monster shark 'kept whales in check' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:23:19 GMT 
    The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.

Amazon reports increased losses 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:40:43 GMT 
    Amazon shares plunge over 10% after the company reports a third-quarter loss of $437m (£273m), bigger than many analysts expected.

Tesco shares slump on profits error 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:11:44 GMT 
    Tesco shares close 6.5% down after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by £263m, £13m more than the original estimate.

'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:08 GMT 
    A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.

Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:03:22 GMT 
    Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds.

Knightley to make Broadway debut 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:06:38 GMT 
    British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola's classic novel.

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:47:03 GMT 
    Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.

North America gears up for eclipse 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:43:31 GMT 
    Skywatchers in North America will be treated to the final eclipse of the year on Thursday.

Turtles tracked on swimming frenzy 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:26:38 GMT 
    Small tags stuck to the undersides of baby loggerhead turtles are used to follow the animals' frenetic first hours.

Ebola blood-therapy team set up 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:24:28 GMT 
    An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.

Later sunsets 'make kids more active' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:15:39 GMT 
    Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
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