Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes.
David Cameron says he is "extremely sorry and very embarrassed" for overheard remarks he made about a conversation he had with the Queen following the Scottish independence referendum.
A treasure hunter from Devon has discovered the biggest hoard of 4th century Roman coins recorded in Britain.
The Syrian town of Kobane is struck in the latest airstrikes by the US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS).
Meriam Ibrahim, the woman who escaped a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, tells the BBC she wants to campaign against religious persecution.
Mariam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, tells the BBC's Tom Esslemont she believes her time in prison was ''a test''.
A police officer is shot - reportedly in the arm - in the strife-torn US town of Ferguson, Missouri, but the officer's condition is unclear.
The Conservative party conference gets under way later with the party looking to recover from a ministerial resignation and a defection.
Rescue efforts resume on Mount Ontake in Japan where dozens of hikers are thought to be stranded following the sudden eruption of the volcano.
A civil disobedience pro-democracy movement aiming to paralyse parts of Hong Kong with a massive sit-in has issued its demands.
A court in Cuba sentences the president of a Canadian transport company to 15 years in jail and seizes assets worth $100m (£62m).
Thousands of protesters are occupying the heart of Hong Kong's financial centre as part of a mass civil disobedience campaign.
Syrian militant group al-Nusra Front denounces US-led air strikes as "a war against Islam", as the campaign against Islamic State continues.
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The Prince of Wales is set to attend an event to honour police officers who were killed while on duty.
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More than 100 pets, including iguanas, a chameleon and 11 tortoises, are rescued by firefighters from a house fire in Southampton.