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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says it was "stupid" to tell people to judge him on his first three months.
A suicide attacker kills at least 18 people at a Shia mosque in Iraq's capital Baghdad, the latest in a spate of insurgent attacks.
Amid growing concern in Muslim communities about the radicalisation of young men and women, one mother from London has been describing how she persuaded her son to return from fighting in Syria.
Russia denies that one of its submarines got into trouble off Sweden, after reports of suspicious activity in the Baltic.
MOTD2 analysis of how Mario Balotelli's poor form is made worse by his lack of effort, while Liverpool's defence lacks a leader
Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival.
Andy Murray comes from a set down to beat David Ferrer in the final of the Vienna Open and move up to eighth in world.
Swansea boss Garry Monk says Victor Moses dived to win Stoke a penalty and should be "ashamed of himself".
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury.
The first animals to copulate were small fish that lived 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland, a study suggests.
Australia closes a deal to allow 200 special forces into Iraq to train local troops to fight against Islamic State, after a month-long legal row.
Christian Wade's dazzling solo try is not enough for Wasps as Leinster hit back to win their European Rugby Champions Cup match.
Family and colleagues paid tribute to the former first minister of Northern Ireland, Dr Ian Paisley at his memorial service which was held in Belfast's Ulster Hall on Sunday.
Local media say five people have died after two and a half hours of heavy rain on the islands of Tenerife and La Gomera.
More than 100 yellow balloons are released and a football match is held in memory of murdered British hostage Alan Henning.
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
Actor Sir Donald Sinden is honoured posthumously at the UK Theatre Awards with an accolade named after fellow actor knight Sir John Gielgud.
Former first minister Ian Paisley "cast an influential shadow over three generations", guests at a memorial service in Belfast are told.
There were spectacular scenes in Yuctan, Mexico, this Saturday for the final event of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".