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Global shares slide on growth fears

15 October 2014 - 4:55pm
Global shares fall sharply as concerns about weak global economic growth knock investor confidence.

Teenagers die in two road collisions

15 October 2014 - 4:53pm
A 17-year-old girl and a first-year architecture student are killed in separate road collisions in Coleraine and Belfast.

Lagos motorists back 'horn-free day'

15 October 2014 - 4:46pm
Many motorists use their horns sparingly in Nigeria's main city, Lagos, to show support for a campaign to reduce noise levels and promote road courtesy, a BBC reporter says.

'Escaped croc' was inflatable toy

15 October 2014 - 4:30pm
Police called to a report of a suspected escaped crocodile in a Plymouth garden discover it is an inflatable toy.

VIDEO: Bono sorry for free album download

15 October 2014 - 4:28pm
U2 frontman Bono has said sorry after their latest album was automatically added to the libraries of all iTunes users around the world

Day in pictures: 15 October

15 October 2014 - 4:12pm
24 hours of news images: 15 October

UK's hot and cold labour market

15 October 2014 - 3:54pm
What the seemingly contradictory unemployment data tells us

US 'hid Iraq chemical incidents'

15 October 2014 - 3:33pm
The Pentagon withheld details of incidents where soldiers were wounded by abandoned chemical weapons in Iraq in 2004-11, a US newspaper reports.

Watching the Balkan brawl unfold

15 October 2014 - 2:51pm
Drones, flags and violence in abandoned match

Lib Dem MP Browne to stand down

15 October 2014 - 2:41pm
Liberal Democrat MP and former minister Jeremy Browne announces he will stand down at the next general election.

School absence falls, figures show

15 October 2014 - 2:39pm
The number of children in England missing lessons has fallen, as fewer families take term-time holidays, government data shows.

Clooney meets Greek PM over marbles

15 October 2014 - 2:37pm
The new wife of Hollywood star George Clooney, lawyer Amal Clooney, has joined Greece's campaign to return the Parthenon sculptures from Britain.

US spy Greenglass's death revealed

15 October 2014 - 2:28pm
American David Greenglass, involved in one of the most high-profile espionage scandals of the Cold War, died in July at 92, it is now reported.

Disabled pay row minister apologises

15 October 2014 - 2:26pm
Welfare minister Lord Freud apologises for "foolish and offensive" remarks about how much workers with disabilities should be paid amid calls for him to resign.

Woman 'told Adams' of IRA rape

15 October 2014 - 2:01pm
A woman who claimed the IRA forced her to confront her alleged rapist and forced her into silence has told of a meeting with Gerry Adams.

VIDEO: Crack appears in plane cabin

15 October 2014 - 1:58pm
An American Airlines flight heading from San Francisco to Dallas made an emergency landing after the cabin's wall panels cracked loose.

Chopper crash 'quite extraordinary'

15 October 2014 - 1:45pm
A helicopter crash in northern Russia in which two Britons died was "quite extraordinary", an inquest into their deaths hears.

Gran wrongly jailed for legal highs

15 October 2014 - 1:37pm
A grandmother wrongly jailed for taking a legal high into prison is considering a claim for compensation.

VIDEO: Can Google Glass be addictive?

15 October 2014 - 1:28pm
Scientists say they have treated a man for internet addiction disorder, allegedly brought on by over use of Google Glass - Rory Cellan-Jones gives his reaction.

VIDEO: PMQs: Cameron on UK Ebola screenings

15 October 2014 - 1:27pm
David Cameron, during Prime Minister's Questions, pledges to do everything he can to keep the country safe from Ebola.