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Wreaths to mark Royal Oak sinking

14 October 2014 - 12:13am
Wreaths are due to be laid to mark the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the battleship HMS Royal Oak in Orkney.

More pension freedoms to be set out

14 October 2014 - 12:06am
New arrangements to give savers more freedom over how and when they take a tax-free lump sum from their pension pot are due to be set out.

VIDEO: The UK troops training Kurds in Iraq

14 October 2014 - 12:05am
The foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, has been holding talks in Baghdad on efforts to combat Islamic State militants, who control significant parts Iraq and Syria.

Alonso between McLaren & Mercedes

14 October 2014 - 12:00am
Fernando Alonso is torn between signing for McLaren or taking a year out and joining Mercedes, writes Andrew Benson.

Irish invited to Remembrance Sunday

13 October 2014 - 11:59pm
The Irish government accepts an invitation to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday next month.

Sent-off King not to blame - Coleman

13 October 2014 - 11:56pm
Wales boss Chris Coleman defends Andy King despite the midfielder's dismissal in the Euro 2016 qualifying win over Cyprus.

Oklahoma to delay three executions

13 October 2014 - 11:52pm
The attorney general of the US state of Oklahoma is seeking to delay three executions, claiming more time is needed to obtain necessary drugs.

VIDEO: Vaccine race for 'enemy' Ebola virus

13 October 2014 - 11:38pm
The BBC's David Shukman reports on the race to develop a vaccine and treatment for Ebola, which health officials are describing as ''the enemy''.

Catalan leaders 'cancel referendum'

13 October 2014 - 11:36pm
The Catalan regional government has called off plans to push ahead with a contested independence referendum, Spanish media says.

N Korea leader 'appears in public'

13 October 2014 - 11:35pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made first public appearance since 3 September, the state news agency reports.

'Viable device' found during alert

13 October 2014 - 11:29pm
A "viable device" has been found during an ongoing security alert in Londonderry.

VIDEO: Hostage's sister in new appeal to IS

13 October 2014 - 11:18pm
The sister of British hostage John Cantlie has appealed for ''direct contact" with the Islamic State militants holding him.

'Fear' in US hostage's letter home

13 October 2014 - 11:15pm
Abdul-Rahman Kassig, held by IS militants and threatened with murder, says "the stress and fear are incredible" in a letter to his parents in Indiana.

VIDEO: Vera Brittain's memoirs on film

13 October 2014 - 11:08pm
Testament of Youth, the memoir of pacifist Vera Brittain, charting the harsh realities of World War One, has been adapted in a film which has its London premiere on Tuesday.

Iceland 2-0 Netherlands

13 October 2014 - 10:50pm
The Netherlands are beaten in Iceland to suffer their second defeat in three Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Man Utd needed signings - Ferguson

13 October 2014 - 10:41pm
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson admits the squad needed "a big injection" of players after finishing seventh.

Hodgson questions Rodgers's claims

13 October 2014 - 10:33pm
England boss Roy Hodgson questions Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers's claim that some players need a two-day recovery period.

Armitage could return to England

13 October 2014 - 10:26pm
Toulon flanker Steffon Armitage could be set for a shock return to England in time to play in the 2015 World Cup.

Wales 2-1 Cyprus

13 October 2014 - 10:09pm
Wales cling on for a nerve-shredding win over Cyprus to remain top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.

Cantlie's sister in new appeal to IS

13 October 2014 - 10:00pm
The sister of British hostage John Cantlie, who is being held by Islamic State, makes an appeal for "direct contact" with the militants.