A former employee at a Bradford children's home where underage girls were allegedly groomed by older men claims her concerns about child safety were not followed up.
A man in his 30s has died following a collision with a lorry outside Newry, County Down.
The UK Independence Party will unveil plans to cut income tax from 40p to 35p for people earning up to £55,000, at its conference later.
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.
MPs will vote later on whether the UK should join US-led air strikes in Iraq, as the defence secretary warns the fight against Islamic State could be a "long haul" lasting up to three years.
Indonesia's parliament scraps direct elections for regional governors and mayors in a move widely seen as a blow for President-elect Joko Widodo.
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross are expected to begin searching a west London park.
The outgoing head of the civil service predicts another five years of UK government spending cuts - and says making them will be "even harder".
Australia will pay Cambodia $35m over four years to take in transferred refugees, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says.
Almost 300 people, said to be Syrian refugees, are refusing to disembark from a cruise ship that rescued them from a small boat stranded off Cyprus.
The EU's anti-terrorism chief tells the BBC the number of Europeans joining Islamist fighters in Syria and Iraq has risen to more than 3,000.
The US grants permission to six television and movie companies to allow for the use of drones to shoot film scenes.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a rally near the northern city of Lille.
Chinese state media say 50 people are now known to have died in violence in Xinjiang on Sunday, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".
A prostitution ring in which women are believed to have been trafficked to the UK and forced to work in brothels has been smashed, police say.
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