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The injuries in Gaza which shocked British surgeons
Japan is bracing for the arrival of a powerful typhoon, Vongfong, which officials have said will be the strongest storm to hit the country this year.
The Ebola virus is now entrenched in the capitals of the three West African countries at the centre of the outbreak and is spreading, the WHO warns.
The relationship between a school named in the so-called Trojan Horse letter and Birmingham council has broken down, a report says.
UKIP makes a Westminster breakthrough, with Douglas Carswell winning the Clacton by-election by more than 12,000 votes.
As UKIP celebrates its win in the Clacton by-election here is a look at some other past significant wins for political parties
Software maker Symantec becomes the latest tech company to announce that it will split its operations into two.
Whose music did Roy Keane want to turn off?
Finance ministers, IMF and World Bank officials are gathering to explore how to get the global economy back on track.
The Court of Appeal reserves judgment in the latest legal action by protesters against the badger cull.
The US state of Oklahoma unveils its newly remodelled death chamber, where at least three men are scheduled to be executed before year's end.
The former Tory MP Douglas Carswell becomes the first UKIP candidate to be elected to the House of Commons.
Four more mass graves are found in the southern Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing after clashed with police last month.
South Koreans flee the country's biggest social network
Asian shares are trading in negative territory after concerns about the global economy spurred a slide in stock prices on Wall Street.
The man who walked across Europe and kidnapped a general
Why you might find a little bit of goat in your hair
The standard of opposition in England’s qualifying group poses challenges for a rebuilding Roy Hodgson, says Phil McNulty.
Police in Anchorage, Alaska, release a report describing a drunken brawl involving the son and daughter of Republican luminary Sarah Palin.
The service celebrates a 'first' birthday