VIDEO: The Palestinian prankster

BBC World News - 58 min 7 sec ago
The making of a YouTube star
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Mystery of dazzling supernova solved

BBC World News - 1 hour 16 min ago
An exceptionally bright supernova that baffled scientists has been explained - its light is amplified by another galaxy acting as a "lens".
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Kenyan officials wrangle over status

BBC World News - 1 hour 41 min ago
Kenyan MPs propose making it a criminal offence to address an official incorrectly, the latest move in a status struggle with newly created governors.
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Ramires banned for four matches

BBC World News - 1 hour 42 min ago
Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the rest of the Premier League season after accepting an FA charge of violent conduct.
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Set of human glass eyes auctioned

BBC World News - 1 hour 49 min ago
A set of 74 antique prosthetic human glass eyes is auctioned in Lichfield.
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Mother charged with three murders

BBC World News - 2 hours 6 min ago
A mother is charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at a house in south-west London.
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Third Hobbit film title changed

BBC World News - 2 hours 27 min ago
Director Peter Jackson reveals he has changed the title of the final film in his Hobbit trilogy from There and Back Again to The Battle of the Five Armies.
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Syria airstrike on market 'kills 20'

BBC World News - 2 hours 32 min ago
A Syrian government airstrike on a market in a rebel-held town in Aleppo kills more than 20 people, activist groups say.
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France mulls GPS car-sharing app ban

BBC World News - 2 hours 44 min ago
The French government has moved to quell growing tensions between the taxi industry and private car-sharing rivals.
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VIDEO: Record base jump from tallest building

BBC World News - 2 hours 46 min ago
Sky divers Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen have set a new world record by base jumping from a platform on top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
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John Paul II crucifix crushes man

BBC World News - 2 hours 46 min ago
A 21-year old man has been crushed to death by a crucifix erected in honour of Pope John Paul II in northern Italy.
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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact

BBC World News - 2 hours 53 min ago
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC that Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.
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Human skin grown in laboratory

BBC World News - 3 hours 55 sec ago
Skin grown in the laboratory could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, according to UK scientists.
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Nigeria's plea to 'bring back our girls'

BBC World News - 3 hours 19 min ago
Nigerian Twitter plea to save abducted schoolgirls
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US seeks e-cigarette restrictions

BBC World News - 3 hours 47 min ago
The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking minimum age restrictions and warnings on e-cigarettes because of uncertainties over their impact on health.
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VIDEO: Sudan hopes for bird-watching boost

BBC World News - 4 hours 4 min ago
Environmental campaigners in Sudan are promoting the country as a tourist destination for bird watchers in a bid to boost revenue, which could then be used to protect nesting sites and rare birds from extinction.
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Russia extends Navalny house arrest

BBC World News - 4 hours 12 min ago
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions.
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Israel to suspend Palestinian talks

BBC World News - April 24, 2014 - 23:48
Israel has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a unity deal between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.
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South Sudan treason charges dropped

BBC World News - April 24, 2014 - 23:23
The South Sudanese government withdraws the case against four top politicians accused of treason, the country's justice minister says.
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Blood 'is not from headless king'

BBC World News - April 24, 2014 - 23:07
An elaborately decorated gourd thought to contain the blood of French King Louis XVI may not be authentic, scientists say.
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