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New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.
Newsnight's Andrew Neil grills Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Business Secretary, on Labour's plans for England following the Scottish referendum.
Six people are rescued from cars trapped in flood water, as heavy rain hit Essex.
More than 6,000,000 people are spending a second day under curfew as the country struggles to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Rains and floods from tropical storm Fung-Wong have left at least five dead in Philippines, and more than 200,000 people displaced.
Angry French vegetable farmers protesting against falling living standards burn down tax and insurance offices in a Brittany town.
The police are investigating a report that a six-year-old girl was indecently assaulted by an older schoolboy in south Belfast.
An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack.
Asian children with asthma are five times more likely to end up with serious health problems than white children according to new research.
A march to support striking Aberystwyth University staff is to be held as students continue to face disruption because of the industrial action.
Tens of thousands of tourists remain stranded after Hurricane Odile swept through western Mexico, devastating resorts and destroying transport hubs.
The Duke of Cambridge is to celebrate Malta's 50th anniversary on an official visit to the country, as a last-minute replacement for his pregnant wife.
The post-referendum newspapers focus on the political row over Scottish MPs voting on English matters - a row many say could "stall" further devolution.
Manchester City's Yaya Toure tells BBC's Football Focus he wants to win the Champions League for the club's fans.
Politicians on both sides of the independence debate are to consider the best way ahead for Scotland after voters backed remaining in the UK.
Some 49 Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, says Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
Prince William is to visit Malta to mark the 50th anniversary of the country's independence from British rule.
Secret Service agents briefly evacuate part of the White House after an intruder was spotted running through the grounds.
Aberdeen-based Oil and gas services company Oil States announces plans to create 100 new jobs in West Lothian.
The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.