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Star MI5 wartime agent was bank clerk

24 October 2014 - 12:01am
A wartime MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of the UK's Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk, new files show.

US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

23 October 2014 - 11:53pm
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.

UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fight

23 October 2014 - 11:51pm
Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Predictions: Lawro v Mark Wright

23 October 2014 - 11:49pm
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Towie star Mark Wright and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Karen Hauer.

Martinez hails 'incredible' support

23 October 2014 - 11:33pm
Boss Roberto Martinez says he is "immensely proud" as up to 10,000 fans Everton travel to watch the 0-0 draw with Lille.

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

23 October 2014 - 11:27pm
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.

EU 'surcharge' row, and Ottawa hero - front pages

23 October 2014 - 11:10pm
A demand by the European Union that the UK should pay it an extra £1.7bn leads many papers, along with reaction to the Ottawa shootings.

SF: Cahill 'should meet Gerry Adams'

23 October 2014 - 11:07pm
A Sinn Féin minister says Maíria Cahill, the woman who claims she was raped as a teenager and later interrogated by the IRA, should meet with the party's leader Gerry Adams.

Salmond considers Westminster return

23 October 2014 - 11:06pm
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.

Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal

23 October 2014 - 10:53pm
Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.

Art forger collection fetches £50,000

23 October 2014 - 10:39pm
A collection of art by a master forger whose work fooled dealers and galleries around the world sells at auction for more than £50,000.

UCI & Wada to appeal Kreuziger case

23 October 2014 - 10:34pm
Wada and UCI will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger is cleared of doping offences.

Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 Asteras Tripolis

23 October 2014 - 10:25pm
A hat-trick from Harry Kane and two goals from Erik Lamela help Tottenham to an eventful Europa League win over Asteras Tripolis.

Video of Ottawa attack released

23 October 2014 - 10:12pm
Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.

Payout to mother of secret PC's child

23 October 2014 - 9:59pm
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.

Celtic 2-1 Astra Giurgiu

23 October 2014 - 9:55pm
Celtic labour to victory against an Astra side who will feel they might have left Glasgow with at least a point.

Your favourite football no-no's

23 October 2014 - 9:44pm
After Mario Balotelli's controversial half-time shirt swap, BBC Sport asked you for your pet hates in the game.

Amazon reports increased losses

23 October 2014 - 9:40pm
Amazon shares plunge over 10% after the company reports a third-quarter loss of $437m (£273m), bigger than many analysts expected.

VIDEO: CCTV of Ottawa shooting suspect

23 October 2014 - 9:28pm
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.

Kosovo minister in key Serbia visit

23 October 2014 - 8:28pm
Enver Hoxhaj becomes the first minister from Kosovo to officially visit Serbia since his country unilaterally seceded in 2008.

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