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Footage shows daring rider Danny MacAskill perform stunts on the Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye.
24 hours of news images: 3 October
Gerry McCann, father of missing girl Madeleine McCann, has said press regulation is still not working, after receiving £55,000 in libel damages from the Sunday Times.
A silent Sherlock Holmes film made in 1916 and featuring the only performance by pioneering actor William Gillette is uncovered in the French film archives.
Det Con Joanne Law shows the BBC's Caroline Hawley how fake bomb detectors produced by Joan and Sam Tree were meant to work.
Thai police have carried out a reconstruction of the murders of two British tourists, Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, who were found on a Koh Tao beach on 15 September with severe head injuries.
Classic video game Tetris is to be made into a sci-fi film and other technology news
Companies which carry out drug testing for employers say there has been a significant rise in the number of British firms approaching them in recent years.
Conservationists have revealed the latest weapon in their fight to preserve and restore threatened heath land in Dorset.
The parents of Anni Dewani who was shot on her honeymoon in South Africa four years ago say they are hoping the trial of her husband next week will finally give them the answers they are looking for.
Photographic artists on show in Brighton
Party leaders step up campaigning efforts before two key by-elections take place next week.
Small firms say they are suffering from an excess of red tape and paperwork with new powers for Wales resulting in more regulations.
A pill designed to reduce alcohol consumption among problem drinkers looks set to be made available to NHS patients in England and Wales.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making his first radio speech in a bid to reach out to tens of millions of Indians with no access to television.
The funeral is to take place later of two nuns who were killed in a car crash earlier this week in County Down.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in Kabul for talks with new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
The chief constable says budget restraints will impact negatively on the force's ability to police interface areas.
Lewis Hamilton on how his love for the Suzuka track started during his childhood when he played it on a computer game.
Kurdish fighters are being trained by the German army in Northern Bavaria.