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UN troops disperse Haiti protesters

Thu, 2014-08-14 19:47
UN peacekeepers in Haiti clash with supporters of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide at a protest in the capital Port-au-Prince.

VIDEO: Out of Office reply: digital detox

Thu, 2014-08-14 17:45
The BBC's David Grossman looks at a new trend - the digital detox.

Police force 'worst for fitness'

Thu, 2014-08-14 17:22
North Yorkshire Police has the worst fitness levels of 32 forces in England and Wales, College of Policing tests show.

VIDEO: What jobs will robots take over?

Thu, 2014-08-14 16:07
A survey by the Pew Research Center has asked experts to imagine the role of artificial intelligence in the workforce ten years from now.

VIDEO: Panama Canal marks 100th anniversary

Thu, 2014-08-14 16:04
Katy Watson takes a close-up look at the Panama Canal, 100 years after it officially opened.

VIDEO: Swarming robots shuffle into shape

Thu, 2014-08-14 16:04
Engineers in the US build a self-organising swarm of tiny robots that work together to form shapes.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:59
Why will no-one adopt this dog?

How do you say 'van Gaal' and other Premier League names?

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:55
Pronunciation guide to Louis van Gaal and other new arrivals

When childless isn't a choice

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:52
What does it feel like to be unable to have children?

What does America have for breakfast?

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:51
What does America have for breakfast?

VIDEO: How to form an orchestra in 10 days

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:46
Musician Shaun Buswell gave himself 10 days to build an orchestra from people on the streets of Edinburgh. BBC News followed him to see how he got on.

VIDEO: Amelia Lily: 'I've found myself'

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:42
Former X Factor contestant Amelia Lily tells BBC News about her new music and how she has changed since being in the competition

Help for fishermen over Russian ban

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:34
UK Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss promises her full support for Scotland's fishing industry in response to Russia's food export ban.

Tesco tablets have data reset flaw

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:07
Hiding data by using a factory reset option does little to delete potentially sensitive information, suggest researchers.

VIDEO: Digital storytelling of the Somme

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:04
The tech turning you into a corporal in 1916

VIDEO: Keeping the lights on in Gaza

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:04
The BBC's Yolande Knell talks to the people trying to restore basic utilities in Gaza as a new five-day ceasefire with Israel continues.

Brook hopes to erase 'nightmare' year

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:48
Kell Brook says Saturday's IBF welterweight title fight with Shawn Porter in California is the start of a "new chapter".

The 30-year-old health billionaire

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:40
The self-made 30-year-old health care boss who's worth $4.5bn

State police take charge in Ferguson

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:36
The governor of Missouri announces that state police will take charge of crowd control in the troubled suburb of Ferguson after four nights of unrest.

Smartphone stress: Are you a victim?

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:29
Are we becoming victims of the 'always on' work culture?
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