Eight Mexican soldiers are detained in connection with the killing of 22 alleged gang members in June, the army says.
MPs vote by 524 to 43 in favour of UK military action against Islamic State in Iraq.
The team looking for missing flight MH370 releases detailed images of the seabed for the first time, revealing extinct volcanoes and deep depressions.
A-levels in modern foreign languages will be marked more fairly from next summer, the exams regulator, Ofqual, has pledged.
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Radiohead's Thom Yorke releases his latest solo album via BitTorrent in an attempt to bypass "the self-elected gatekeepers" of the music industry.
Polar bears have changed their diet, and other nuggets.
The BBC's Mark Lobel visited the creators of the photo-editing app Facetune, based in Israel, to find out how they created a product which has sold extensively in over 100 countries.
The UK's biggest exhibition of works by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has been put together at Blenheim Palace with the help of 3D technology.
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Mosques in north-west England call for the release of hostage Alan Henning, who has been threatened with execution by Islamic State militants.
The EU's energy commissioner outlines plans for a deal between Ukraine and Russia to end their row over gas deliveries, after talks in Berlin.
Europe's daring attempt to put a small robot on the surface of Comet 67P will take place on Wednesday 12 November.
A vulnerable farm worker allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm tells Cardiff Crown Court he was free to leave at any time.
Oakland Raiders players and staff take BBC Sport's Great British quiz ahead of their game with the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium.
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Up to 8,000 homes are still without water near Bristol after a main burst on Thursday.
A motorboat has been seized at a Gwynedd harbour following the seizure of a tonne of cocaine on a yacht off the Irish coast.
The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has designed several artworks on display at an exhibition in Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The artist, who is under house arrest in China, designed the works from his studio and sent 3D models
A father-of-two is convicted of murdering his brother at a flat in Glasgow in January.