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A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.
At least eight people die in an explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.
Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
Following devastating landslides in Sri Lanka, Yogita Limaye visits a shelter and hears the stories of some of the survivors.
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.
Software firm Drupal warns millions to "assume" they have been hacked if they have not applied a patch for a recently discovered bug.
Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off.
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917. It is the first payment of its kind for 67 years.
French town bans clowns after violent incidents
A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.
Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy.
Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning".
A police chief will face an internal charge of gross misconduct after an allegation of inappropriate behaviour towards women.
Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.
Beijing police say people wearing Halloween-themed fancy-dress on the city's metro could face arrest, state media report.
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.
Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.