Australian minister defends medical care given to an asylum seeker who activists say has been declared brain dead, after he cut his foot.
Robert Downey Jr drama The Judge opens the 39th Toronto International Film Festival in Canada, where 300 films will be screened over 11 days.
US veterinary surgeons operating on a sick dog discover the cause of their patient's malaise - 43 and a half socks.
Fifty years of the remarkable Forth Road crossing
Why are scrapyards seen as sinister places?
Would taxes go up or down in an independent Scotland?
Imams across Scotland use Friday prayers to reiterate their opposition to extremism and call for all hostages to be released.
Conservative plans to restrict trade union powers have been denounced by the head of the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will claim later that independence is an "opportunity for all sectors of Scottish society".
How a Scottish No vote could still rattle the UK
How a one-armed singer was told to defy bullies
Andy Murray's aggressive tactics in defeat to Novak Djokovic in the US Open quarter-finals show the way back to Grand Slam glory.
Scientists say the jets of water that archer fish use to shoot down prey are precisely tuned, to make maximum impact at just the right distance.
BBC technology reporter Dave Lee talks to industry experts about the issue of battery life at Berlin's Ifa tech show - a regular bugbear for consumers.
Details of bonuses paid to more than 3,800 Passport Office workers emerge, just weeks after news of a major applications backlog.
World leaders are set to resume their talks at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport as the Nato summit enters its second day.
Indigenous people from the Ka'apor tribe in Brazil's Amazon region take the law into their own hands to evict illegal loggers from their ancestral lands.
Increasing class sizes in UK schools could make the education budget stretch further without damaging standards, according to an international analysis.
Police in the UK are investigating sex abuse allegations made against a murdered US television host.
How a man transformed his Bristol garden into a tropical oasis