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The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.
Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.
A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.
A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.
BBC Inside Out looks at the experiences of Muslim soldiers fighting for Britain in Afghanistan against an enemy of the same faith.
Americans debate skin colour, and other trends of the week
Voice of the campaign to save Madagascar's forests
French soldier's bedroom untouched for 100 years
The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.
Things you may not have known about being amused
Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claimed.
Four leading Scottish business groups speak out against an increase in fees for planning applications due to come into effect later this week.
Why the idea of a single Muslim state keeps coming back
What's been lurking beneath the waves in the Baltic Sea?
Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
Police attend an incident in the centre of Edinburgh, amid reports that an armed man is on a roof.
Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion
At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says.