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VIDEO: Swiss train derailed in landslide

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 16:54
A landslide in Switzerland derails a train in a "serious accident" amid reports that carriages plunged into a ravine.

VIDEO: First female winner for maths medal

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 16:07
An Iranian mathematician working in the US has become the first ever female winner of the celebrated Fields Medal.

VIDEO: Screaming fans greet Lady Gaga

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:38
Screaming fans greeted pop star Lady Gaga as she arrived in Japan ahead of concerts on Wednesday and Thursday.

VIDEO: UK 'will play role' in Iraq help

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:36
Prime Minister David Cameron says "detailed plans" are being put in place to rescue thousands of people stranded in northern Iraq.

VIDEO: Fort on River Thames up for sale

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 13:17
A seven-bedroom disused fort on the River Thames is on the market, but it can only be reached by a boat or during low tide.

VIDEO: Video shows US hospital hit by flood

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 13:17
Security camera footage captures the moment a wall of water gushes through a Nebraska hospital.

VIDEO: US Yazidis lobby for Iraq community

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:30
The BBC's Barbara Plett Usher meets Yazidi Americans who have dropped everything to keep Washington's attention on the tragedy in their homeland.

VIDEO: North Korean daily life on film

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:22
A new film called Enter Pyongyang chronicles daily life in the North Korean capital, a city rarely covered by Western mainstream media.

VIDEO: Downton Abbey star meets 'double'

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:05
Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville has been modelled into a waxwork for the Madam Tussauds collection in London.

AUDIO: Face pain 'worse than childbirth'

BBC Health - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:01
The husband of a woman who suffered from Trigeminal Neuralgia - a condition which leaves the sufferer in constant face pain, has been talking about her suicide.

VIDEO: 'Heart-breaking' scramble for survival

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:33
Aid worker Taban Sami Shoresh describes the ''heart-breaking'' sight of people scrambling for survival during a delivery of aid to people fleeing Islamist militants in Iraq.

VIDEO: Shimon Peres 'seeks peace' over Gaza

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 08:21
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres says he seeks peace over the Gaza conflict, as talks continue on a third day of a fresh ceasefire.

VIDEO: Warning over computer viruses

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:09
Almost 11,000 people had their computer hacked by a virus last year, giving cyber criminals access to personal data.

VIDEO: Anorexia: research into DNA link

BBC Health - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:01
Scientists in the UK are examining the DNA of people who have had anorexia to try to find out more about the condition.

VIDEO: Anorexia: research into DNA link

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:01
Scientists in the UK are examining the DNA of people who have had anorexia to try to find out more about the condition.

VIDEO: Robin Williams: Police confirm suicide

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 06:45
US actor and comedian Robin Williams had been treated for depression and took his own life at his California home, police confirm.

VIDEO: US actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 01:37
David Sillito looks back at the life and career of American actress Lauren Bacall who has died at the age of 89.

VIDEO: Eddie Izzard tribute to Robin Williams

BBC News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 01:34
Comedian Eddie Izzard pays tribute to the US actor Robin Williams

VIDEO: Gaza conflict: Allegations of war crimes

BBC News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 23:37
The UN Human Rights Council has appointed an independent commission to investigate allegations of war crimes by both sides in the Israel Gaza conflict. Orla Guerin reports.

VIDEO: Yazidi exodus to Syria border

BBC News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 22:38
Thousands of people from the Yazidi religious community are seeking safety in northern Iraq, after crossing into Syria by foot and walking back into Kurdistan.
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