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How Morocco became a haven for gay writers in the 1950s
Researchers track wild ponies with GPS collars as they graze an abandoned meadow back to its former glory
The first minister asks for an investigation into allegations that the Treasury disclosed market-sensitive information about RBS.
The US carries out further airstrikes against extremists from Islamic State, who have besieged the Syrian town of Kobane for nearly a month.
A national exercise takes place to test how the UK would deal with a potential outbreak of the Ebola virus.
More than 1,000 people have joined a second day of planned rallies in the US city of Ferguson near St Louis to protest against police shootings.
The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, calls for peace in Libya during a surprise visit to Tripoli as part of a UN-brokered reconciliation process.
Northern Ireland make it two wins out of two as they move to the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group F by beating the Faroe Islands.
Three car bombs explode in mainly Shia Muslim areas of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least 38 people, as fighting continues in the north.
At least 553 people are reported killed in the battle for Kobane, the Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey under Islamic State attack.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of the notorious former ruler of Haiti, Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, in Port-au-Prince.
St Helens clinch their first Super League title since 2006 with victory over 12-man Wigan in the Grand Final.
The UK should expect a "handful" of Ebola cases in the coming months, the chief medical officer says, as she defends airport screening.
BBC News looks at the key events in the Olympic athlete's life - in 60 seconds.
A first-half own goal is enough to give Scotland a Euro 2016 qualifying win against a stubborn Georgia at Ibrox.
A four-day security operation ends at a County Fermanagh farm, where police discovered "a significant amount" of explosives and other weapons.
Tory MP Brooks Newmark, who quit as a minister over explicit images, says he is to stand down at the next election over "media intrusion".
About 130 military drivers are to be drafted in to replace striking ambulance drivers on Monday, the Ministry of Defence confirms.
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.