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VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:49:02 GMT 
    A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him.


VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:56:55 GMT 
    Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power.


AUDIO: Songwriters' bad science lyrics 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:54:38 GMT 
    Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders.


Gordon Corera: Social media - terrorism's front line 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:06:13 GMT 
    Tackling the foe online is key for a modern counter-terrorist operation, says Gordon Corera, but there are concerns over free speech.


How many more Fergusons are there? 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:35:44 GMT 
    How many other towns and cities across America have exactly the same cocktail of problems that one spark could ignite, the BBC's Jon Sopel asks.


PJ Crowley: What Hagel's exit means 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:48:45 GMT 
    Obama's priorities as his defence secretary resigns


Picture power: Pausing the moment 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:21 GMT 
    Looking at the story behind an image by Carl Court of a student protest in London.


Ferguson: The controversy explained 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:10:38 GMT 
    The shooting of Michael Brown led to widespread unrest and an upsurge of anger against the police.


How terror bill will expand powers 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:25:07 GMT 
    This week's counter-terrorism bill will expand minister's powers - and face accusations of injustice, says Dominic Casciani.


Museum fossils are new dino species 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:47:16 GMT 
    A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.


Watchmakers take aim at smart copies 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:14:28 GMT 
    Leading watchmakers are fed up with websites offering their designs for smartwatch download and have begun a campaign to stop it, according to reports.


US economy grows faster than forecast 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:11:11 GMT 
    The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown.


A 'generation to change bank culture' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:08:36 GMT 
    A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside British banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.


Facebook hosted Rigby murder chat 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:43:57 GMT 
    Facebook hosted a conversation by one of Fusilier Lee Rigby's killers in which he said he wanted to kill a soldier, five months before the attack, the BBC learns.


Twitter exec in direct message gaffe 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:50:58 GMT 
    Top Twitter boss accidentally tweets a private message about acquiring a company.
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