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Iron-curtain consumables

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:41
A Saturn-shaped vacuum cleaner - and other Soviet classics

Unlikely heroes of Switzerland

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:36
Swiss World Cup team send multicultural message

Peron statue still in limbo 40 years on

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:20
Why there is no statue to Juan Peron in Buenos Aires

Germany 2-1 Algeria

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:18
Germany will play France in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after defeating Algeria in their last-16 tie.

VIDEO: Dropbox founder explains his success

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:17
Dropbox founder Drew Houston explains how he came up with the idea for the firm.

VIDEO: Life either side of US-Mexico border

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:16
President Barack Obama has directed immigration resources to the US border with Mexico as he promised to fix the "broken immigration system" without an "obstructive" Congress.

What's behind GSK's China scandal?

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:12
Sex tape gives new twist to drugs group GSK's China troubles

VIDEO: Meet the robots helping surgeons

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:11
Professor Yang of the Hamlyn Centre in London explains how modern robotics is helping surgeons improve their art.

Public asked to spot clever birds

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:08
The British Trust for Ornithology is asking the public to help study the behaviour of rooks, one of our most intelligent garden birds.

Opinions sought on air gun controls

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:02
A Holyrood committee is seeking opinions on a new bill which would introduce tougher restrictions on air weapons in Scotland.

Today at the World Cup: Your at-a-glance guide

Mon, 2014-06-30 15:01
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who will win? Everything you need to know on day 20 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Ukraine president ends ceasefire

Mon, 2014-06-30 14:59
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ends a unilateral ceasefire in the east of the country, saying: "We will attack, we will free our land."

VIDEO: Highlights: Germany 2-1 Algeria (aet)

Mon, 2014-06-30 14:52
Germany's Andre Schurrle breaks Algerian hearts with a cheeky goal in the second minute of extra time to give his side a narrow 1-0 win in their round of 16 match in Porto Alegre.

Mexico troops kill 22 'gang members'

Mon, 2014-06-30 14:39
Mexican security forces kill 22 alleged gang members in one of the bloodiest such clashes since President Pena Nieto took office in 2012.

Flopping heck: How diving baffles US fans

Mon, 2014-06-30 14:32
Ben Smith talks to the American fans who are struggling to get their heads around flopping and injury time.

Nigeria coach Keshi resigns after exit

Mon, 2014-06-30 14:26
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi resigns and Joseph Yobo retires after the Super Eagles' exit from the World Cup in Brazil.

VIDEO: New MEPs enter European Parliament

Mon, 2014-06-30 13:52
The new session for Euro MPs has begun at the European Parliament, and the BBC's Chris Morris offers a guide to the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union.

France 2-0 Nigeria

Mon, 2014-06-30 13:26
France reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup as second-half goals knock out Nigeria in Brasilia.

Today at Wimbledon: Tuesday at a glance

Mon, 2014-06-30 13:05
Who is playing? How you can watch? Everything you need on day eight of Wimbledon 2014.

Toronto mayor: Rehab saved my life

Mon, 2014-06-30 13:03
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returns to work after "intensive treatment" for drug and alcohol abuse, speaking of a "long road to recovery".
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