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Wreaths are due to be laid to mark the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the battleship HMS Royal Oak in Orkney.
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.
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.
Fernando Alonso is torn between signing for McLaren or taking a year out and joining Mercedes, writes Andrew Benson.
The Irish government accepts an invitation to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday next month.
Wales boss Chris Coleman defends Andy King despite the midfielder's dismissal in the Euro 2016 qualifying win over Cyprus.
The attorney general of the US state of Oklahoma is seeking to delay three executions, claiming more time is needed to obtain necessary drugs.
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''.
The Catalan regional government has called off plans to push ahead with a contested independence referendum, Spanish media says.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made first public appearance since 3 September, the state news agency reports.
A "viable device" has been found during an ongoing security alert in Londonderry.
The sister of British hostage John Cantlie has appealed for ''direct contact" with the Islamic State militants holding him.
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.
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.
The Netherlands are beaten in Iceland to suffer their second defeat in three Euro 2016 qualifiers.
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson admits the squad needed "a big injection" of players after finishing seventh.
England boss Roy Hodgson questions Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers's claim that some players need a two-day recovery period.
Toulon flanker Steffon Armitage could be set for a shock return to England in time to play in the 2015 World Cup.
Wales cling on for a nerve-shredding win over Cyprus to remain top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.
The sister of British hostage John Cantlie, who is being held by Islamic State, makes an appeal for "direct contact" with the militants.