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VIDEO: Haka student: 'Humbled by reaction' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:24:35 GMT 
    A schoolboy who took part in a funeral "haka" that went viral tells the BBC how he feels about the reaction to the video and why students chose to do a haka for their teacher.

VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:24:06 GMT 
    Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding

VIDEO: Climbing frame searches for children 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:03:33 GMT 
    A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.

VIDEO: Reaction to West Bank toddler death 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:15:55 GMT 
    The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Mark Regev, the spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, give their reaction to the death of a Palestinian toddler in an arson attack.

Chinese scrutiny and Olympic 'openness' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:25:47 GMT 
    Beijing beats Almaty to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games although critics raised concerns on sensitive issues such as human rights, the BBC's John Sudworth reports.

What do Trump and Corbyn have in common? 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:05:37 GMT 
    Corbyn leading Labour? Trump in the White House? Such a world is far-fetched, but their popularity is telling about politics on both sides of the pond.

What we know about the Litvinenko case 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:06:49 GMT 
    Gordon Corera on what we have learned about the death of Alexander Litvinenko.

Why are Americans hooked on SoulCycle? 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:59:36 GMT 
    The US indoor cycling craze, Soulcycle has filed for an IPO. But what makes it so popular?

US man shoots down garden drone 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:28:49 GMT 
    A US man has shot down a drone which was hovering over his back garden.

Foo Fighters 'See you soon!' to 1,000 fans 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:06:59 GMT 
    Foo Fighters fans try to persuade the band to play in their Italian city in pretty spectacular fashion.

Eurozone inflation holds steady 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:54:04 GMT 
    A drop in energy prices offset a rise in industrial goods and helped keep the eurozone's inflation rate at 0.2% in July.

Airbus reports profits up by 34% 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:28:59 GMT 
    Europe's aircraft maker Airbus group beats forecasts with a rise in profits for the first half of the year.

Ashley Madison hack aids spammers 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:01:55 GMT 
    Spammers are exploiting the Ashley Madison hack by posting links that offer stolen data but lead to booby-trapped web pages and scams.

US 'spied on Japan' Wikileaks says 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:29:38 GMT 
    The US has been spying on Japanese cabinet officials, banks and companies, including the Mitsubishi group, Wikileaks says.

Studio collapse puts films in limbo 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:47:26 GMT 
    The fates of around a dozen movies are up in the air after Hollywood studio Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy protection.

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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