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Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
Two more people are charged over the death of a mother of five in the New Forest.
Health officials are due to make a decision on whether to close a doctors' surgery in Gwynedd amid concern over recruiting GPs.
Full-back Sam Tomkins says it is down to the players to perform and ensure that England win the Four Nations.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
BBC Sport pundit Robbie Savage on how West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has turned things round after fans called for him to go.
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
The surprising reasons why UK owes more to Europe
A Tory councillor from Maidenhead who joked that travellers refusing eviction should be "executed" is suspended by his party.
Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected.
It is understood the man being questioned about the deaths of an elderly couple in County Donegal is their son Julian Cuddihy.
With Luis Suarez in line to make his Barcelona debut in El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday, BBC Sport looks back at five of his best Premier League goals for Liverpool.
Sweden calls off its week-long search for a suspected submarine in the sea south of Stockholm.
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.
The Women's Tennis Association finals are being held in Asia for the first time. Sharanjit Leyl speaks to the chair and chief executive of the WTA, Stacey Allaster.
Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.
The mother of a man who went missing on a golfing trip exactly 10 years ago says she has not given up hope of seeing him again.