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The Scottish Poppy Appeal is due be launched by tennis coach and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Judy Murray.
Is it worth screening travellers for Ebola at airports?
A network of average speed cameras on the notorious A9 road between Inverness and Dunblane is to be switched on for the first time.
...and other slang terms coined by UK military in Afghanistan
The high-stakes world of rare-plant theft
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, on the devastating impact of Ebola upon its people.
The migration debate, the jogger who ran into the prime minister, and the promise of more accurate weather forecasts grab the headlines.
A charity in Delhi runs a programme for visually challenged people - they collect flowers from outside temples, which are turned into paint and then sold for a profit.
The learning disability campaign for a 'normal' social life
Men earn more prize money than their female counterparts in 30% of sports, a BBC Sport study reveals.
Who gets what prize money in sport? BBC Sport investigates.
A stretch of glow-in-the-dark road markings go into use in the Netherlands as its creators pitch spin-off cycle lanes to UK cities.
Local authorities in England spend on average just 1.4% of their public health budgets on mental health, the charity Mind says.
Could a simple app banish your stress and anxiety?
Five things to know about the US elections
US drivers are often baffled by complicated parking signs, but a campaign could make the system less absurd.
The taboo of menstruating in India
Ministers are defeated three times in the Lords over plans to limit the scope for judicial reviews of public decisions.
Charlie Austin scores twice as QPR lift themselves off the bottom of the Premier League with victory over Aston Villa.
Firefighters say they are making "good progress" in containing a fire which spread rapidly through a large building near the M74 in Glasgow.