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VIDEO: Hunt for 100 abducted girls in Nigeria 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:06:38 GMT 
    Security forces in Borno State in Nigeria are searching for dozens of teenage girls abducted by suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

VIDEO: Helmet cam captures Chile blaze 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:15:18 GMT 
    New footage captured on firefighter helmet cameras has emerged showing the full extent of the deadly fires that swept through a town in western Chile.

VIDEO: NYPD shuts down Muslim 'spying' unit 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:50:56 GMT 
    A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded.

VIDEO: Royal joke on baby prince's first word 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:13:26 GMT 
    The Duke of Cambridge has described Australia as a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family began the next leg of their Antipodean tour.

VIDEO: CCTV reveals dog as hunted car vandal 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:57:34 GMT 
    A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tyres in a quiet Cumbrian village has been unmasked as a dog.

Royals visit bushfire-ravaged town 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:31:09 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet families whose homes were destroyed by bushfires that ravaged parts of Australia last year, as they tour the country.

Google shares fall on ad concerns 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:01:25 GMT 
    Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.

China sales fall hits Remy Cointreau 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:13:19 GMT 
    French spirits firm Remy Cointreau says operating profits will fall by up to 40% after a crackdown by China on extravagant spending hits sales.

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:27 GMT 
    A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.

VIDEO: Is ZTE's choosy strategy working? 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:54:16 GMT 
    ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off.

Rock band AC/DC are 'not retiring' 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:43:27 GMT 
    AC/DC confirm they will continue making music, following news guitarist and founder member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health.

Bryan Singer sex abuse claim 'absurd' 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:57:40 GMT 
    Claims that X-Men director Bryan Singer sexually abused a teenager in 1999 are dismissed as "completely without merit" by the film-maker's lawyer.

Artists have unique brain structure 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:35:53 GMT 
    Artists' brains are structurally different to non-artists in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery, a study finds.

EU Sentinel returns first images 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:23:05 GMT 
    The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.

Sensors to prevent pain for amputees 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT 
    Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
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