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Four Russian cruise missiles fired at Syria from the Caspian Sea landed on Iran, unnamed US officials say.
Former Pimco bond trader Bill Gross is suing his former employer for wrongful dismissal and claiming $200m in damages.
What should we make of North Korea? It's the most isolated country on the planet with a leadership which boasts that it has nuclear devices. Steve Evans is there and reports that it is a country which is changing.
England's Steven Finn takes four wickets in a warm-up game to press claims for a place in the first Test against Pakistan.
A BBC team has been granted rare access inside the reclusive state of North Korea.
Rescued yachtsman Julian Mustoe, 82, speaks of his ordeal
The first drug to slow the decline in patients with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis has been reported.
Any claims the woman accused of Becky Watts' murder was ignorant of the teenager's gruesome death are a "ridiculous concept", a jury hears.
Chelsea and Arsenal are fined £40,000 and £30,000 after failing to control their players at Stamford Bridge.
The BBC is to stream live coverage of an e-gaming contest for the first time
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has hinted he may compromise in the junior doctor contract dispute in an attempt to get union leaders back into talks.
A Singaporean package delivery firm flies a t-shirt and letter to a small island - but how long will it be before the tech is ready for regular use?
Saudi Arabia is responding to Russian airstrikes on Syria by stepping up arms supplies to rebels, a Saudi government official tells the BBC.
The New Horizons mission returns its first colour image of Pluto's atmospheric hazes and shows them to have a blue tinge.
The latest to lose their life at sea was a baby boy found washed up on the shores of Kos.
The European Food Safety Authority publishes its initial risk assessment of using insects as a source of protein for human consumption and animal feed.
Fans defend winner against 'politically correct' jibes
Children in Need mascot Pudsey Bear is to feature on Bank of Scotland's first polymer banknote in a move to raise money for the charity.
Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after a French train terror attack, is in hospital after being stabbed in Sacramento, California.
Volkswagen's US boss makes a "sincere apology" to US lawmakers for installing "defeat devices" to cheat emissions tests on its diesel cars.