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Film critic Christian Blauvelt and entertainment reporter Emma Jones chat with Tom Brook about highlights of this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
Rona Fairhead, the preferred candidate to take over from Lord Patten as the new chair of the BBC Trust, meets MPs.
MH17 Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine after being hit by 'numerous objects' that 'pierced the plane at high speed'.
Nick Robinson on David Cameron and Ed Miliband agreement to miss their weekly clash to travel to Scotland.
Chocolatiers produce a useful chocolate teapot that holds boiling water for two minutes to make a drinkable brew.
Former Booker winner Howard Jacobson is among the three British writers, two Americans and an Australian to make this year's shortlist.
The son of Nigeria's ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is shot and wounded in a battle with militant Islamists, the former leader's aide tells the BBC.
Scottish independence would give the nation's profile its biggest ever boost in Europe, First Minister Alex Salmond says.
A woman, Reefat Drabu, who escaped flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir says people were given no warning they should evacuate the area.
England has a relatively new breed of schools called University Technical Colleges with their unique form of funding.
Would you live in a house clinging to the side of a cliff?
A 61-year-old man is arrested as part of an investigation into the murder of a barman in the Shankill Road area of Belfast 38 years ago.
Chile's President Michelle Bachelet says a bomb attack which left 14 people injured in the capital Santiago was a "cowardly act of terrorism".
Hedgehogs are at risk of injury from litter, the RSPCA warns, after a young hedgehog was found with its head trapped in a plastic lid.
A 50-year-old man has been killed in a shark attack off a beach in Byron Bay, the most easterly point on the Australian mainland, officials say
An October trial date is set in South Africa for the honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani.
DIY chain Home Depot confirms a hack attack has compromised potentially millions of credit and debit cards.
Marin Cilic's US Open victory could be the first of many Grand Slam titles, says his coach Goran Ivanisevic.
Alibaba, the world's largest internet retailer, is set to float on the US stock market, in what may be the world's biggest-ever IPO.
International scientists cast doubt on reports by the Nicaraguan government that a 5m-deep crater near Managua was caused by a meteorite.