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    VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

    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.

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    VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses

    A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.

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    VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off

    BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights, including a flying car and electric rollerskates.

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    VIDEO: One-minute World News

    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

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    VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

    It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.

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    VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage

    The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.

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    VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

    Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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    VIDEO: Wong's journey from Hollywood to Asia

    China's box office has been raking in more than $3bn since last year, which is why Hollywood actor Russell Wong finds himself working more in Asia than in LA.

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    AUDIO: 'Don't praise struggling pupils'

    Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning".

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    VIDEO: The psychological cost of war

    South Sudan is desperately in need of mental health facilities to treat people brutalised by decades of conflict.

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    VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India

    The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.

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    VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

    Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

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    VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City

    Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.

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    VIDEO: Stars glow at Interstellar premiere

    The stars of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Interstellar praise its "ambition" at the film's European premiere.

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    VIDEO: Italy needs EU help to patrol seas

    Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.

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    VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge

    Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.

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    VIDEO: Newly-lit Sistine Chapel is unveiled

    The Vatican has unveiled a new hi-tech LED lighting system for the Sistine Chapel in Rome.

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    VIDEO: The island disappearing into the sea

    Louisiana is slowly disappearing into the Gulf of Mexico as its fragile wetlands are eroded by rising sea levels. BBC Pop Up talks to two families surviving on a remote island under threat.

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    VIDEO: Why are oil prices falling? In 60 seconds

    BBC News explains why oil prices are so low - and what it would take to stop the drop - in 60 seconds.

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    VIDEO: 'I can not describe my grief'

    A teenager from Brighton whose brother died fighting in Syria earlier this year has also been killed in the war-torn country, his father Abubaker Deghayes has said.

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    VIDEO: 'I escaped death in N Korea'

    A young girl who escaped North Korea has spoken to the BBC about the violence and starvation she experienced when she lived there.

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    VIDEO: The assassination of Indira Gandhi

    Thirty years ago, India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was murdered in her garden. One of her aides saw everything.

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    VIDEO: Play games with your pet over the net

    Richard Taylor checks out PetCube, a product that wants to let you interact with your pet while you are away from home, using your phone.

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    VIDEO: How British troops help Afghan dogs

    Fergal Keane follows Tony Lewis as he visits a centre that is helping Afghan dogs - including one that his son adopted before he was killed in action in Helmand in 2011

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    VIDEO: London skatepark given listed status

    A 1970s skatepark in Essex has been given Grade 2 listed status by English Heritage, joining the ranks of stately homes and ancient monuments.

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    VIDEO: Robbie sings during wife's labour

    Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda are celebrating the arrival of their second child, a baby boy weighing 8lbs 2oz.

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    VIDEO: Knopfler plays Last Post tribute

    Former Dire Straits guitarist Mark Knopfler lends his talents to a music project marking the centenary of the start of World War One.

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    VIDEO: Meet Kenya's young female boxers

    Kenya's schoolgirls are fighting back against sexual violence - by learning how to box in self-defence classes.

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    VIDEO: Is this the work of Caravaggio?

    A painting sold by Sotheby's in London for £42,000 is at the centre of a legal battle, amid claims it could be the work of Italian baroque master Caravaggio with a much greater value of around £11m.

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    VIDEO: Victoria 'wins respect' in fashion

    Victoria Beckham has topped a list of Britain's top 100 entrepreneurs by Management Today magazine.

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    VIDEO: Greek shipwreck yields ancient finds

    Divers have discovered cargo from an ancient Greek shipwreck near the Aeolian Islands off the coast of Italy.

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    VIDEO: New supercomputer for Met Office

    Funding has been confirmed for a £97m supercomputer to improve the Met Office's weather forecasting and climate modelling.

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    VIDEO: Wild flowers targeted by thieves

    Conservationists are warning that some of Britain's endangered plants are being put under even greater threat, because thieves are stealing them to order.

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    VIDEO: Pakistan polio plan 'a disaster'

    The polio vaccination programme in Pakistan has been described as ''a disaster'' by monitors reporting to the World Health Organization.

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    VIDEO: What goes on in a politician's mind?

    An introduction to the 2014 US mid-term election through the eyes of "you", a hypothetical senator running for re-election.

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    VIDEO: 'The greatest view in Europe'

    Newsnight's Stephen Smith reports from Westminster Abbey's triforium, which is to be converted to create gallery space in what will be the first major addition to the building since 1745.

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    VIDEO: Sting's Broadway musical debut

    British pop star Sting makes his debut as a Broadway composer and lyricist in a musical called The Last Ship.

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    VIDEO: Dead soldier's father on Afghan legacy

    Tony Lewis, father of Private Conrad Lewis who was killed in Helmand in 2011, has travelled to Kabul to reflect on the legacy of the operation that his son died for.

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    VIDEO: Do we need to talk about sexism?

    Sexual harassment, assault and rape remain huge problems for women around the world, despite a narrowing gender gap and growing equality. What can be done?

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    VIDEO: Molten lava creeps up on Hawaii homes

    Flowing lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii could soon force dozens of residents in Pahoa to flee their homes.

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    VIDEO: Conchita Wurst: 'I ignore the trolls'

    Austrian Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst talks to comedian Kate Smurthwaite about dealing with Twitter trolls, cross-dressing and why she doesn't want to be seen as a role model.

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    VIDEO: Can Hollywood tech save sports?

    Performance capture technology is being used to digitally record and preserve several minority sports.

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    VIDEO: Singapore's aquatic robot challenge

    Engineering students from around the world compete in Singapore to create an unmanned boat.

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    VIDEO: Wingsuit jumpers in downhill sky race

    Footage from World Wingsuit League China Grand Prix earlier this month.

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    VIDEO: Rooted music aims to plant trees

    Lala Njava from Madagascar uses her deep, bluesy voice to appeal against deforestation

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    VIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

    A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.

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    VIDEO: WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time

    The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.

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    VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good

    Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion

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    VIDEO: Millions of wild pigs run amok in US

    Wild hogs are running amok across large parts of the US, causing an estimated $1.5 billion in damage each year. BBC Pop Up looks at ways to control the pig population.

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    VIDEO: South Sudan's child soldier problem

    Children in the world's youngest country of South Sudan are being forced to fight on both sides of a bloody civil war.

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    VIDEO: 'How we escaped from Boko Haram'

    The story of how three girls abducted from Chibok, northern Nigeria, escaped their Boko Haram captors.

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    VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise

    BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.

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    VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

    Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

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    VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

    Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.

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    VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote

    Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.

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    VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back

    How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.

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    VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

    The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.

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    VIDEO: Mussolini bunker opens to public

    A Second World War bunker used by the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini is being opened to the public for the first time.

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    VIDEO: Zambia's five leaders in five decades

    BBC Africa looks back at Zambia's first five decades through its five presidents.

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    VIDEO: Exhibition on a changing Afghanistan

    The Imperial War Museum's latest exhibition focuses on Afghanistan as British troops prepare to leave.

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    VIDEO: Art on motorbikes in Kampala

    Artists in Uganda are using motorbikes to carry and display street art installations as part of the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.

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    VIDEO: Gorilla gets 'Bake Off' birthday cake

    A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.

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    VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

    As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

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    VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

    Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

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    VIDEO: CCTV of Ottawa shooting suspect

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.

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    VIDEO: Spirit of revolution simmers in Kiev

    Steve Rosenberg visits Kiev to see how the recent violence in Ukraine has had an impact on who is running for parliament.

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    VIDEO: Ebola: Scenes of horror in Liberia

    There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.

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    VIDEO: Fears of IS threat to Ancient Babylon

    There are fears that the ancient site of Babylon in present-day Iraq is threatened with destruction by the militant group calling itself Islamic State.

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    VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

    New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.

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    VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy

    Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.

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    VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend

    Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers.

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    VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster?

    The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.

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    VIDEO: Louisiana's vanishing voodoo culture

    The BBC Pop Up bureau explores the rich heritage of voodoo culture among the Cajun and Creole communities of Louisiana.

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