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Volunteers have started removing the ceramic poppies that make up the Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.
The film industry is waking up to the fact that it needs to better represent its female audience, say one of Hollywood's most successful writing teams.
A female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a college in north-central Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.
Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton joins Julian Savea, Brodie Retallick, Willie Le Roux and Duane Vermeulen on IRB shortlist.
Manager Nigel Clough says that Sheffield United are not close to giving convicted rapist Ched Evans a contract.
An eight-year-old boy who was killed after being struck by a car in County Antrim is described as a "fun-loving" child by his school principal.
Nato's top military commander says Nato saw columns of Russian military equipment and Russian combat troops entering Ukraine this week.
Sheffield United should reconsider their decision to allow ex-player Ched Evans to train with the club after his rape conviction, the local MP says.
Five banks fined £2bn by regulators over Forex failings
British number one Andy Murray on facing Roger Federer, London's World Tour Finals future and meeting One Direction.
The accused in the World's End murder trial Angus Sinclair treated the victims "like pieces of meat", a court is told.
Dramatic CCTV footage is released of a shopkeeper using a pole to fight off a masked man who was attacking him with a machete.
The NHS are accused of jeopardising Ashya King's chance of a cure by paying for his treatment overseas.
Dave Grohl has been making music with The Foo Fighters for 20 years, but for the band's eighth studio album he wanted the recording process to be completely different.
The FA Cup second-round tie between Hartlepool and Blyth Spartans is to be televised live on BBC Two on 5 December.
John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield warns that more than a fifth of UK jobs only require the educational level expected of an 11-year-old.
British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67, his agent confirms.
24 hours of news images: 16 November
Microsoft patches a critical bug in its software that had existed for 19 years, according to IBM researchers.
A 55-year-old man is killed after colliding with a lorry at the University Hospital of Wales.