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  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:21:40 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Wedgwood pottery loss 'hammer blow' 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:47:37 GMT 
    A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill


VIDEO: China's museum of roast duck 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:58:25 GMT 
    In 2013 China had a new museum open almost every day of the year on average, resulting in some slightly bizarre attractions


VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:18:08 GMT 
    Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.


VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:16:32 GMT 
    A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.


Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork' 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:41:59 GMT 
    An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.


Guardians is top US film of 2014 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:03:35 GMT 
    Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.


Japan wage growth surges in July 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:14:02 GMT 
    Japanese wages unexpectedly log their strongest increase since 1997, which may provide a boost to consumer confidence and spending.


Obama renews minimum wage push 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:28:14 GMT 
    President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.


Google 'discourages' old browser use 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:28:47 GMT 
    Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.


Samsung phones to get Nokia maps 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:23:00 GMT 
    Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.


Bush sets new album chart record 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:21:04 GMT 
    Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.


Naked photos of celebrities leaked 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:50:51 GMT 
    Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.


African food security on the menu 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:35 GMT 
    African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.


How corals stir up their world 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:57:27 GMT 
    Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals.
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