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Two Belfast children are praised for helping to save their father who went into anaphylactic shock while driving after being stung by a wasp.
Experts are divided about whether Apple should respond to claims that its new iPhone models are prone to becoming misshapen if carried in pockets.
More than 3,000 Yazidi women and children have been captured by Islamic State militants and are being trafficked for sex, the BBC learns.
Bafta nominee Toby Jones stars in a new BBC drama, Marvellous, telling the story of Neil Baldwin whose life defies limitations despite having learning difficulties.
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is freed from prison after a Jordanian court rules there was insufficient evidence to convict him of terrorism offences.
A 91-year-old gives a passionate plea for the NHS as he recalls harsh times growing up and the death of his sister.
Ebola pushes West Africa's weak health systems over the edge
News images from around the world: 23 September
The hashtag that won't go away
Why does government do less for North East than Scotland?
Nicola Sturgeon announces her plan to run for the leadership of the Scottish National Party, and to become Scotland's First Minister.
Three Venezuelan men are sentenced to more than 20 years in jail for the murder of beauty queen Monica Spear and her British partner in January.
Information from "citizen scientists" is becoming more and more vital for some research projects, scientists say.
Jihadist says strikes will boost support for IS in Jordan
Ed Miliband explains how he forgot elements of his speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.
Urban kingfishers living in London's network of waterways
Abu Qatada arrived in the UK from Jordan seeking asylum in 1993, and 20 years later, was deported to stand trial on terror charges.
The head of a large UK haulage firm has said the number of illegal immigrants trying to enter the UK is the worst he's ever seen.
The latest statistics on the performance of the Welsh ambulance service will be published later but it's understood it could be Christmas before some improvements are made.
India successfully puts its first satellite in orbit around Mars, after Mangalyaan's 10-month mission from Earth.