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The trial of businessman Shrien Dewani on charges of plotting his wife's murder should be halted and the case thrown out, his lawyers are expected to tell the judge later.
Have any prices fallen faster than singles?
Mary J Blige adopts a new musical home
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary.
Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics.
Nine-year-old actress Cherry Campbell, the star of CBeebies show Katie Morag, becomes the youngest-ever winner at the Bafta Children's awards.
Nurses, midwives, ambulance staff and other NHS workers are staging a four-hour strike on Monday.
The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is set to begin at the High Court.
Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea
Two men are seriously burned in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham while rescue dogs search the remains of the property.
French come out fighting for their economic reputation
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
Two papers focus on the words of Home Secretary Theresa May. She tells the Daily Telegraph that migration targets will be scrapped, and the Mail highlights her fears that a militant attack in Britain is "inevitable".
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.
Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.
Police are expected to make a fresh appeal later for information on the murder 10 years ago of Nairn banker Alistair Wilson.
The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples
How health warnings are changing cigarette packet design
A call for all children to be automatically enrolled in their local library is made at the start of Book Week Scotland.