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A person who was stuck down a disused mine shaft in Ceredigion is rescued by the fire service and rescue teams.
Police identify a man who died in a collision on the M8 motorway on the outskirts of Edinburgh between the Gogar and Hermiston junctions.
The husband of a nurse who killed herself after taking a prank call to medical staff treating the Duchess of Cambridge says he was consoled by a letter from Prince William.
The operators of a 60m amusement ride which was shut down after its carriages crashed into each other with people on board insists it is safe.
The British and Irish prime ministers must be properly engaged in Northern Ireland's political talks for a deal to be reached, says Finance Minister Simon Hamilton.
A fresh attempt is being made to clear the name of a Llandrindod Wells man who was convicted of armed robbery in 1970, despite the man dying two years ago.
A disastrous harvest in Italy could lead to a rise in the price of olive oil.
Tax powers should not be devolved to Wales until the right data is available to measure the nation's economic performance, a leading academic says.
Final preparations are under way in New York for the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Sunday.
North Korea denies hacking into the computer system at Sony Pictures over a film depicting the country's leader - but praises the attack itself as "righteous".
Several homes have been damaged by Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines, but no casualties have been reported so far.
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, detained in Iran for more than four months, is formally charged with unspecified crimes.
Images and tweets from the Philippines
More help is needed to prevent UK families going hungry, the Archbishop of Canterbury says ahead of a parliamentary report on the issue.
US Republicans increase their majority in the Senate after a runoff in Louisiana from the mid-term elections ends in defeat for the Democrats.
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A Cuban doctor who recovered from Ebola after receiving experimental treatment in Switzerland is welcomed back to Havana.
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Hundreds of thousands take shelter as Typhoon Hagupit sweeps across the eastern Philippines, toppling trees and threatening coastal areas.
More than 100,000 people are expected to attend a fireworks display celebrating Clifton Suspension Bridge's 150th anniversary later, organisers say.