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Andy Murray's 11-match winning run comes to an end with defeat by Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.
A judge in the US rules in favour of a nurse fighting a state quarantine order issued because she treated Ebola patients in West Africa.
Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
The inspiration behind one of the world's best loved children's stories has been told in the run-up to its 100-year anniversary.
Recent opinion polls prove it is wrong to exclude the SNP from nationally-televised general election debates, the party's leader in waiting says.
The EU is to launch a limited operation in the Mediterranean to help Italy stem the flow of migrants from North Africa.
Switzerland's history of child labour, a father's Afghan odyssey, and the people who follow Jediism.
A lawyer says Maíria Cahill wrote to the IRA complaining her allegation of rape had not been investigated thoroughly enough. Ms Cahill says her letter has been misrepresented.
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images
Fiona Woolf resigns as chair of the child abuse inquiry
Scratching really does make things itch, and other nuggets
A pay-off for Pembrokeshire council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones is set to go ahead after an opposition bid to block it through the courts fails.
A Bangor University lecturer is developing Virtual Reality software for the electronics giant Samsung.
A day in the life of Ismael Diabate, an economic migrant stranded in the Moroccan capital of Rabat.
A 41-year-old man pleads guilty to the unlawful killing of pensioner Bertie Acheson, 72, in his Coleraine home in April 2012.
British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed.
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
A light show featuring hundreds of runners, which began in Edinburgh and has been seen around the world, is set for Glasgow.
Local residents jeer and shout abuse at a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and eluding authorities on a weeks-long manhunt.