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Quick video games 'benefit children'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:16
According to new research. a little time spent playing video games every day may have a positive impact on child development.

In pictures: Yunnan earthquake

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:10
Earthquake in the south-western province of Yunnan in China

Dust 'behind deadly China blast'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:09
A metal dust explosion was the likely cause of a blast that tore through a plant in eastern China on Saturday, killing 75, officials say.

VIDEO: Hard-liners threaten Pakistan's Sufis

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 19:46
Kim Ghattas reports from Bhit Shah, south Pakistan, on the threat to Sufism from Islamic hard-liners.

UK's deep sea mountain life filmed

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 17:36
Scientists send a remotely operated vehicle to film one of the UK's deep sea mountains for the first time.

Gold-coloured bat is 'new species'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 17:30
A golden bat from Bolivia is described as a new species by scientists.

US tortoise held after brief chase

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 17:09
Police in Alhambra in greater Los Angeles recaptured a giant tortoise after a brief chase along city streets.

Portugal unveils bank rescue plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:51
The Bank of Portugal unveils a plan to rescue the troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, splitting it into two, with a cash injection for the "good bank".

Is your washing machine a data leak?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:40
Is your washing machine about to betray you to cyber thieves?

Curious Asperger's comedy incidents

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:33
The reminder an Asperger’s comedian has on his hands

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