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Hundreds of protesters gathered in Parliament Square to demonstrate against the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
A leaflet sent to parents in south Wales telling them how much time children should have off for sickness has caused "confusion and anger", says a chair of governors.
The restoration of one of Egypt's oldest Coptic Christian churches, the Virgin Mary church in Cairo, is completed after 16 years.
A police operation is under way in the Corstorphine area of Edinburgh following reports that a firearm had been discharged.
The chief medical officer has defended the UK's Ebola screening programme, saying it will alert people early to the risks posed by the virus.
A murder investigation is launched in Wrexham following an incident some time between Friday evening and the early hours of Saturday.
Twenty-seven people, including 10 Chinese workers, believed to have been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants arrive in Cameroon's capital.
Police are investigating a suspected attempt to steal the Lancashire seafront statue of comedy legend Eric Morecambe.
Hundreds of thousands of people are being evacuated from India's south-east a day before Cyclone Hudhud is expected to hit land.
More than £30,000 is raised in online fundraising appeals for the family of aid worker Alan Henning, who was murdered by Islamic State militants.
England captain Alastair Cook tells the BBC the publication of Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has tarnished a successful era.
The former nationalist MSP John Finnie joins the Scottish Green Party at the start of its annual conference.
Legendary rocker Jimmy Page has been reflecting on his life in music and talking about his photo archive.
Bahrain's Shia-led opposition says it will boycott parliamentary elections planned for November.
BBC Global Health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar describes the protective measures taken by journalists covering the Ebola crisis.
Watch the full extended version of Roy Keane's interview with Kevin Kilbane for Football Focus.
A voluntary redundancy scheme for public servants could result in the loss of 6,000 jobs, the union NIPSA has warned.
Lewis Hamilton is in pole with Mercedes team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg second at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
A species of mussel blamed for blocking water supplies to Las Vegas has been found near Heathrow Airport, scientists confirm.
Captain Alastair Cook says the England dressing room "wasn't a bullying environment" and that Kevin Pietersen's claims have "tarnished" the team.