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- Global protests over climate change
- Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.
- Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown ends
- Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.
- Mars Maven mission arrives in orbit
- The US space agency's (Nasa) latest Mars satellite arrives successfully in orbit above the planet, in a mission to study its high atmosphere.
- Moscow rally against Ukraine crisis
- Tens of thousands of Russians march in Moscow to protest against Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.
- US hopes for Afghan security pact
- US Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes a key bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan can be signed before the end of the month.
- 'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang
- Two people are killed and others injured in a series of blasts in Luntai county in China's restive Xinjiang region, Chinese media say.
- GM recalls cars over brake defect
- American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.
- Deal to end Yemen crisis signed
- The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.
- Pope decries 'perverted' extremists
- Tens of thousands of people attend a Mass by Pope Francis, as the pontiff hits out at extremists "perverting" religion to justify violence.
- New toxic mine spill in Mexico
- The Mexican authorities have issued a new alert about a toxic spill into a river from a copper mine run by the mining giant, Grupo Mexico.
- Turkish troops clear border Kurds
- Turkish troops fire water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered at the border in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees.
- Molten metal batteries for the grid
- Engineers have invented a battery made of three liquefied metals, which they say is efficient and cheap enough to store power on the electric grid.
- Cape Fear actress Bergen dies aged 84
- Polly Bergen, the actress whose fictional family was terrorised by Robert Mitchum in the 1962 film Cape Fear, dies aged 84.
- VIDEO: Jude Law: "DRC gone off the radar"
- During a trip to the troubled region of Eastern DRC, British actor Jude Law called for more international attention to be given to the country.
- VIDEO: Prohibition plans for Kerala
- The southern Indian state of Kerala has said it will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the problem of excessive drinking.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Singing the Western Sahara blues
- Aziza Brahim, a singer from the disputed territory of Western Sahara, uses haunting melodies to draw attention to the plight of her people.
- VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge
- Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.
- VIDEO: Choirs sing for World Peace Day
- A global initiative is launched to get people and choirs from around the world singing together for peace.
- VIDEO: Walliams joins SwimBritain relay
- A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport.
- VIDEO: Obama: We must stop sexual assault
- US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.
- Jolie to direct ivory poaching film
- Angelina Jolie signs up to direct Africa, a film about a conservationist's battles with ivory poachers.
- VIDEO: Cheetah cubs unveiled in San Diego
- A pair of three-week-old cheetah cubs are unveiled at San Diego Zoo's Safari Park.
- US calls for EU to 'boost' economy
- The US Treasury Secretary urges eurozone countries to "boost demand" in order to reduce unemployment and avoid deflation.
- Fate of Air France 'at stake' in row
- The fate of Air France is "at stake" in a dispute between Air France and its pilots, according to France's Transport Minister.
- eBay flaw has existed for months
- A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.
- Google and Apple encrypt by default
- Google and Apple commit to encrypting users' data by default, to protect against hackers and the requests of law enforcement agencies.
- More celeb 'naked pictures' leaked
- Kim Kardashian, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens seem to be some of the latest victims.
- Rare Monroe negative sold at auction
- A rare negative of the movie star Marilyn Monroe, taken during her first professional photo shoot, is sold at auction in Devizes.
- China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2
- New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.
- 'Artificial eye' to detect particles
- The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.
- Sierra Leone begins Ebola lockdown
- A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to enable health workers to find and isolate cases of Ebola, but critics warn it will achieve little.
- Ebola health team killed in Guinea
- Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers in Guinea, officials say.
- Pellegrini criticises Chelsea style
- Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini compares Chelsea's defensive style during Sunday's 1-1 draw to that of Stoke City.
- Hamilton 'not thinking about title'
- Lewis Hamilton insists the World Championship was not on his mind, despite taking the lead for the first time in four months.
- The scary element that helps probe space's secrets
- Plutonium may be the most feared substance in the entire periodic table, but it also has peaceful us
- Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patients
- Cokie Van Der Velde, a water and sanitation specialist, has just flown to Liberia - she explains why she decided to go to a place with the deadly virus.
- Kenya marks Westgate mall attack
- Kenya is marking a year since the attack by Islamist militants on Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre, in which at least 67 people were killed.
- Hong Kong students begin boycott
- Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.
- Police probe Balotelli racist abuse
- Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.
- Peru creates anti-logging commission
- The Peruvian authorities announce a new anti-logging commission after the killings of four indigenous leaders in the Amazon rainforest.
- Deadly bomb blast in central Cairo
- A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo kills at least two police officers, security officials say.
- White House security stepped up
- The US Secret Service says it has launched a comprehensive review of security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours.
- Labour would extend child benefit cap
- Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.
- Labour to 'reach out' to Yes voters
- Labour is to reach out to supporters who voted for independence in last week's referendum, the party says.
- NHS whistleblowing 'problems persist'
- Whistleblowers still face real problems in speaking out in the health service - despite the push to create a more open culture, campaigners say.
- Gay weddings targeted for citizenship
- Illegal immigrants are targeting gay weddings to gain citizenship in the UK, a BBC Inside Out London investigation uncovers.
- Week in pictures: 13-19 September 2014
- The best news photos from around the world
- Day in pictures: 19 September
- News images from around the world: 19 September
- In pictures: Scottish independence referendum results
- Scotland votes "No" to independence
- Your pictures: Vintage
- Readers' photos on the theme of "vintage"
- Day in pictures: 18 September
- News images from around the world: 18 September
- In pictures: Memory of History
- Lewis Bush's pictures link the past with the present
- In pictures: Scotland decides
- Images from the Scottish independence referendum
- Your Pictures: Photos from Wales
- A selection of your photos from around Wales
- Ants v humans
- Do all the world's ants really weigh as much as all the humans?
- Getting a driving licence without a test
- How I got my driving licence without taking a test
- Delhi marriage detective in high demand
- Is your sweetheart playing away? Call Delhi's wedding detective
- Westgate's unanswered questions
- One year on, Kenyans await answers about the mall attack
- Do people lie in surveys?
- How much do people lie in surveys?
- VIDEO: Overcooked? The hi-tech smart pan
- The pan that aims to eliminate guesswork from cooking
- Tomb mystery captivates Greece
- Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing
- World Leaders flock to UN General Assembly
- World leaders head for annual whirlwind get-together at UN
- The 'mobile gatekeepers' of India's railways
- The men who run with the trains in India
- VIDEO: Westgate mall attack - 60 seconds
- Background to the Westgate mall attack in 60 seconds
- How Liberia lost its handshake
- How Ebola has prevented the traditional Liberian handshake
- What the Afghan power-sharing deal means
- What the Afghan power-sharing deal means
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