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VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:55:30 GMT 
    England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:39:41 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:40:38 GMT 
    Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.


VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a box 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:40:28 GMT 
    Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket


VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:36:19 GMT 
    The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.


French fight for economic reputation 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:36:49 GMT 
    Stung by criticism from abroad, leading figures in the French government have launched a PR blitz in defence of their country, says Hugh Schofield.


Military force: Not the way to win? 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:18:04 GMT 
    The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.


Who will be Tunisia's next president? 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:29:23 GMT 
    Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the election.


Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest? 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:34:05 GMT 
    The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.


Albania opens huge Cold War bunker 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:50:01 GMT 
    A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.


'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:23:34 GMT 
    A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).


RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:07:24 GMT 
    Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.


Asia shares higher on China rate cut 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:47:47 GMT 
    Asian stock markets open higher as investors cheer an interest rate cut in China and the European Central Bank's vow to fight deflation.


Police make computer hijack arrests 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:21:26 GMT 
    Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.


Google tries ad-free net experiment 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:30:09 GMT 
    Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.

LDL Staff Picks

Elvis and the Dearly Departed
3 of 5 stars true
If you are or ever were an Elvis fan you will appreciate these books by Peggy Webb. Elvis is a hound dog (of course) who thinks he is the real Elvis. ~LDL Staff
Greasy Rider: Two Dudes, One Fast-Food-Fueled Car, and a Cross-Country Trip in Search of a Greener Future
3 of 5 stars true
Two friends set across the United States in their previously diesel-fueled car that was converted to run on cooking oil in order to examine alternatives for cleaner energy. The friends learn that Al Gore lives in an energy-hogging mansio...
Winter Garden
3 of 5 stars true
This book is beautifully written and I learned a great deal about what happened in Russia during the reign of Stalin. My favorite book, of late. ~LDL Staff
Poison Study
4 of 5 stars true
Fast-paced, this book is hard to put down. ~LDL Staff

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