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Pro-Russian rebel in Donetsk region (31 August 2014) Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks

An "immediate ceasefire" in Ukraine must be the priority for key negotiations taking place on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.


Japanese Batman, 'Chibatman', who dresses as the Caped Crusader to make people smile

Meet 'Chibatman', Japan's caped crusader

The city of Chiba in Japan has a hero with a difference - his mission is simply to make the people of the city happy. Sophia Tran-Thomson reports.


Is a lateral move right for you?

Is a lateral move right for you?

Can sideways be better than up when it comes to your career?


Which car wore red best?

Which car wore red best?

The matches that made motoring beautiful


Viggo: More talking, less walking

Viggo: More talking, less walking

Critics take a hike out of screening


The secrets of fake flavours

The secrets of fake flavours

And the curious myth of artificial banana


A drink as spirited as New Orleans

A drink as spirited as New Orleans

Sample a sazerac, no recipe required

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How to collect WWI memorabilia

The centennial of WWI has caused the value of some collections to soar over the past year. But how do you tell which items are valuable?



Inside Google’s secret drone lab

Google last week announced it is creating autonomous delivery drones that could save lives after a disaster. Jack Stewart visited their secretive lair.



Eight films to watch in September

BBC Culture picks eight top movies coming out next month, including James Gandolfini’s final film and a Jimi Hendrix biopic.




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