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Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.
President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.
A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.
An Ofsted investigation rejects claims academies had unfair warnings of inspections, but says an email with a schedule had been mistakenly sent.
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.
Ed Miliband's speech is peppered with references to people he has met recently, including apprentice Elizabeth.
The future of children's cardiac surgery at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital is in serious doubt, as Health Minister Edwin Poots reveals an expert review has recommended the service moves to Dublin.
Three Palestinian survivors of a refugee boat sinking have told the BBC they saw people smugglers deliberately ram the boat, and then chop the hands off those who clung to the sides of the vessel.
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman, is sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges in New York.
Liverpool FC are given permission to increase Anfield stadium's capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.
Organisers of the Royal Highland Show face trial over alleged safety breaches, including an incident which resulted in a young boy's death.
The mother-in-law of the main suspect in the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross has told the BBC she hopes Arnis Zalkalns will be caught soon.
The prime suspect in the investigation to find Alice Gross murdered his wife with homemade weapons, court documents reveal.
The struggle to claim the month of October
Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown is handed a parking ticket at a hospital minutes after handing over a £5,000 cheque to help cancer patients.
A scheme aimed at getting subsidised fast broadband out to businesses is to be overhauled following low take-up.
Turkey's President Erdogan does not deny reports that 49 hostages, mostly Turks, were freed by Islamic State (IS) as part of a prisoner swap.
The World Health Organization has warned the number of people with the Ebola virus could reach 20,000 by November if swift action is not taken now.
The Manic Street Preachers have been talking to John Wilson for the new series of Mastertapes, to be broadcast on Radio 4 in November.