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Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.
The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.
Australian police launch anti-terror raids after a call from a senior Islamic State militant for "demonstration killings", PM Tony Abbott says.
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely.
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.
Australian police say they have carried out the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.
As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?
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Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police say, the latest such incident to rock the NFL.
British Muslim leaders call for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the UK hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.
Medical staff go on trial in Argentina charged with kidnapping babies born in captivity to left-wing prisoners during military rule.
Islamic extremism in the Middle East and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a UK far-right backlash, a Home Office adviser claims.
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Pointless host Alexander Armstrong will voice Danger Mouse when the much-loved cartoon hero returns to TV next year.
Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time.
Plans that could increase student numbers by 20% have not been adequately funded, a policy analysis report warns.
A new drug to treat skin cancer should be made available on the NHS, a health body has recommended.