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VIDEO: Should spelling be simplified? 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:30:11 GMT 
    The English Spelling Society is drawing up a list of proposals to make it easier for children to learn to spell, including removing silent letters.

VIDEO: What is King Abdullah's legacy? 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:02:58 GMT 
    Frank Gardner looks at the legacy of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who died on Thursday

VIDEO: Goodbye gadgets: SkyMall files for bankruptcy 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:44:28 GMT 
    SkyMall, the catalogue found on most US airlines and popular for selling quirky products like garden gnomes and "orbit wheels", has filed for bankruptcy.

VIDEO: Mortdecai 'criminally fun to make' 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:25:33 GMT 
    Johnny Depp talks about his latest film Mortdecai and why he can sometimes be found on the wards of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Who killed Alberto Nisman - and why? 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:12:39 GMT 
    The death of former state prosecutor Alberto Nisman leads to conspiracy theories and questions in Argentina, the BBC's Wyre Davies reports from Buenos Aires.

Abortion fight: House Republicans accused of 'incompetence' 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:27:31 GMT 
    Speaker John Boehner is attacked from the left and the right after a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks is derailed.

Little public appetite for electoral fray 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:59:59 GMT 
    The coming election campaign is likely to be closely fought and bad-tempered, says Rob Watson - but will the electorate be engaged?

Appy days: Must see tech stories 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:48:57 GMT 
    Rory Cellan-Jones, technology reporter and presenter of the Tech Tent radio show, gives a round-up of the BBC's coverage of the week's big tech stories.

VIDEO: Why Saudi matters - In 90 secs 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:02:11 GMT 
    Why does Saudi Arabia matter so much to the outside world? BBC News explains its significance - in 90 seconds.

Can Cuba get off US terrorism list? 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:43:56 GMT 
    The US and Cuba have begun their historic negotiations to re-establish diplomatic relations, but one US policy remains a stumbling block for Cuba.

This is what a 'poonado' looks like 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:43:12 GMT 
    Photographer Keri Wilk was in the water when a whale released an unusually large bowel movement.

Rare Sumatran tigers born at zoo 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:03:25 GMT 
    A trio of critically endangered Sumatran tigers cubs are born at Chester Zoo.

ECB warns over "weakened" EU project 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:34:47 GMT 
    A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union.

Ukraine bailout 'credibility' boost 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:39:09 GMT 
    Ukraine's new finance minister Natalie Jaresko says a proposed bailout package from the International Monetary Fund will be "sufficient to rebuild credibility" in the country's economy.

Reporter jailed for stolen data links 
  Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:55:12 GMT 
    A journalist with connections to the hacking collective Anonymous is sentenced to five years in jail after posting online links to stolen data.
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