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The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.
Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in northern California after a wildfire burning out of control doubled in size in just 12 hours.
Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says.
The scientist who helped develop the CT scanner has been celebrated by the University of Nottingham 10 years after his death.
US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power tells the BBC's Nick Bryant that she hopes a warning about the threat posed by Ebola by the UN Security Council, will be a wake-up call.
Scotland votes "No" to independence
Sterling hits a two-year high against the euro and a two-week high against the US dollar in Asian trade, as Scotland rejects independence.
China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.
Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence.
China's two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na announces her retirement from tennis because of "chronic injuries".
The chief executive of Pembrokeshire council will find out if he faces suspension later, as a special disciplinary meeting is held.
As Scotland votes to reject independence, speculation mounts as to what impact the result will have on future devolution in Wales.
In his latest BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about the "unique challenges" of Singapore and the buzz of being cheered.
A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police say.
An at-a-glance guide to the Scottish independence referendum results night.
While papers went to press before the results of Scotland's independence referendum were declared, the story is nonetheless on front pages.
Images from the Scottish independence referendum
Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, PM Tony Abbott says.
Research that investigated why bananas are slippery when you step on them wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
Police investigate allegations of 10 cases of suspected electoral fraud at various polling stations around Glasgow.