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Lights, camera, tsunami

Wed, 2016-08-24 19:15
A slick music video in which a US invasion force is destroyed by a patriotic tsunami has upset Iranian conservatives.

Sleep your way to the top

Wed, 2016-08-24 19:07
Successful bosses often boast of how little they sleep, but is sleeping more better for your career?

Chinese gamer: I play for 15 hours a day

Wed, 2016-08-24 19:05
Eighteen-year-old Wei Zhen, a rising star in the gaming industry, tells the BBC how he made playing games his profession.

Earthquake causes houses to crash down hillside in Italy village

Wed, 2016-08-24 18:43
In Pescara del Tronto, all the houses have collapsed so that the village no longer exists. Damian Grammaticas reports.

Pulled from the wreckage of her convent in Amarice

Wed, 2016-08-24 18:31
At least 120 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday.

Joe Hart: Man City goalkeeper hails 'special night' after reaching Champions League

Wed, 2016-08-24 17:52
Joe Hart says helping Manchester City reach the group stage of the Champions League made his first appearance of the season "a special night".

Face transplant patient: 'Now I have hope'

Wed, 2016-08-24 17:33
Patrick Hardison, the volunteer fireman who underwent the world's most extensive face transplant, on his new-found hope.

Five die in sea off UK beach

Wed, 2016-08-24 17:32
Two more bodies are pulled from the sea at Camber Sands in East Sussex, hours after three men were recovered from the water on the hottest day of the year.

England v Pakistan: Joe Root and Jason Roy earn Southampton win

Wed, 2016-08-24 17:08
England coast to a 44-run win over Pakistan in a rain-affected first one-day international in Southampton.

Manchester City 1-0 (agg: 6-0) Steaua Bucharest

Wed, 2016-08-24 16:50
Joe Hart marks possibly his last appearance for Manchester City with a clean sheet as his side reach the Champions League group stage.

Protests over huge N Dakota oil pipeline

Wed, 2016-08-24 16:43
Dozens of protesters gather in Washington DC to express their fears about a huge oil pipeline which will cross four states in the US Midwest.

Good old days

Wed, 2016-08-24 16:26
A survey by Pew Research found that supporters of Trump and Clinton have very different opinions about America's past.

Rory McIlroy 'somewhat proven wrong' on doubts over Rio 2016 Olympic golf

Wed, 2016-08-24 15:32
Rory McIlroy, who withdrew from the Olympics, says he is happy to be "somewhat proven wrong" by the success of the golf in Rio.

Colombia and Farc 'putting final touches' on peace accord

Wed, 2016-08-24 15:28
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos is expected to announce later on Wednesday a final peace agreement with the country's largest rebel, the Farc.

UKIP's Nigel Farage to speak at Donald Trump rally

Wed, 2016-08-24 14:18
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage is to address supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Mississippi.

Airlander 10 nosedives on landing

Wed, 2016-08-24 14:01
The world's longest aircraft has been damaged after a nosedive landing on its second test flight. Angela Marie Hatwell was there and saw it happen.

Vuelta a Espana: Gianni Meersman wins stage five as Chris Froome remains third

Wed, 2016-08-24 13:38
Britain's Chris Froome remains third in the Vuelta a Espana after a late crash caused chaos on Wednesday's stage five.

Five ways Proxima b find is important

Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
Scientists have discovered a planet similar to Earth that is orbiting our Sun's nearest neighbour, Proxima Centauri.

Earth-sized world 'around nearest star'

Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
Scientists say their investigations of the closest star, Proxima Centauri, show it to have an Earth-sized planet in orbit around it.

Man pulled from rubble

Wed, 2016-08-24 12:40
Man pulled from rubble in Accumoli nine hours after central Italy was hit by magnitude 6.2 earthquake.

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