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VIDEO: Mass tango for Pope's birthday 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:25:08 GMT 
    Hundreds of mainly elderly couples have performed a Tango in St Peter's Square in Rome to mark the seventy-eighth birthday of Pope Francis.


VIDEO: Millionaire sues ski slope chippy 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:04:04 GMT 
    A former chief executive of one of the world's biggest cosmetics firms is suing a fast food stall near his holiday home in the French Alps.


VIDEO: Female bishop on 'unexpected joy' 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:29:40 GMT 
    The Church of England's first female bishop says she is "honoured and thankful" to be given the role.


VIDEO: Russians splash out to beat rouble fall 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:28:42 GMT 
    As the Russian rouble falls in value - and prices for imported goods looks set to rise - Russians have been flocking to the stores, to spend their cash on durable goods.


What did UK know about CIA practices? 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:40:23 GMT 
    Mark Urban explores the question of what the UK knew about rendition and interrogation techniques, in the wake of the US Senate report that criticised the CIA.


Cuba's economy set to get a boost 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:58:53 GMT 
    The Cuban embargo is the US's longest-running trade sanction. With the move by US President Barack Obama to ease some of the provisions, how will Cuba's economy change?


Watch list questions over Sydney gunman 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:02:16 GMT 
    Questions mount over why the Sydney siege gunman was not being monitored more closely, by security agencies or the courts, reports the BBC's Wendy Frew.


What is behind the US-Cuba thaw? 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:15:12 GMT 
    After the announcement of a "historic shift" in US-Cuba relations, how will the lives of Cubans change and how will the changes be received in Cuba and the US?


TTIP: The EU-US trade deal explained 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:09:05 GMT 
    The EU and US are negotiating a deal which they say will free transatlantic trade and boost growth but critics warn is dangerous.


Picture power: Under the dress 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:55:37 GMT 
    Benoit Tessier captures a moment that left actress America Ferrera red-faced.


George III drawing is uncovered 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:03:10 GMT 
    An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by King George III during his period of "madness" is discovered at the British Library.


Couples tango for Pope in Rome 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:07:42 GMT 
    Hundreds of couples dance a mass tango in Rome's St Peter's Square in honour of Pope Francis' 78th birthday.


VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:48:08 GMT 
    The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.


VIDEO: Oil pipeline could benefit Iraqi Kurds 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:22:18 GMT 
    Kurdistan could soon be joining the ranks of the world's major oil exporters, thanks to a new pipeline to Turkey.


Snapchat boss tearful at Sony hack 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:59:37 GMT 
    Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel left "devastated" as plans for his messaging app are leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.
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