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The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?
A man who beat three sisters with a hammer in a central London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
Norwich striker Cameron Jerome claims he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci, says boss Neil Adams.
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.
President Barack Obama found himself in an awkward situation at the voting booth in Chicago on Monday, when a man walked past and told him not to touch his girlfriend.
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.
Planes wobble at they come in to land at Manchester Airport, during stormy weather on Tuesday.
Michael Sam, who hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to play in an NFL game, is released by the Dallas Cowboys.
The BBC's David Shukman asks whether a pioneering treatment - which has helped a paralysed man walk using a frame - could help other people with spinal injuries.
Press freedom in the Americas has seen a "marked deterioration" in the past six months, according to the Inter American Press Association.
Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.
A woman dies after being hit by a falling tree in high winds in London, while three people are injured in a separate incident in West Sussex.
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
US Secretary of State John Kerry sends former senator Gary Hart to act as his envoy at the multi-party political talks at Stormont.
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says his side are not outsiders to progress from their Champions League group.
A sculpture created in honour of women who served in the Land Army during World War Two - built with £85,000 in donations - is unveiled.