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Video of British hostage released
A new video is released showing a British man believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.
Ukraine president urges US support
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on the US to provide military assistance to his country to counter pro-Russian eastern separatists.
Millions in historic Scottish vote
Millions of people in Scotland are heading to the polls to vote on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.
Australia in 'beheading plot' raids
Police carry out anti-terror raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamic extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
Nigeria has 'torture officers'
Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says.
Syria infant deaths 'due to mix-up'
Medics in rebel-held Syria accidentally gave a muscle relaxant to up to 75 children instead of a measles vaccine, killing 15, the opposition says.
India and China sign landmark deals
India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.
France to offer Iraq air support
France's President Hollande says he's ready to offer air support for Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State.
Guinea hunt for missing Ebola team
The search is on for a team of health workers in Guinea who went missing on a visit to raise awareness about Ebola.
Thai PM sorry for bikini comment
Thailand's PM apologises for suggesting tourists in bikinis were vulnerable to attack unless they were unattractive after two UK holidaymakers were killed.
US military contractors hit by hacks
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.
Users frustrated by Apple iOS update
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
VIDEO: ''Golf should be on a par for everybody''
The BBC's Nina Warhurst talks to golfers in Cheshire about a vote by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrew's, Scotland, on admitting women for the first time.
VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.
VIDEO: Intel's new dual-screen laptop
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.
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VIDEO: Politician recovering after bin stunt
A politician has told Ukrainian TV he needs to recover "morally, physically and psychologically" after being dumped in a rubbish bin.
VIDEO: National Gallery in the picture
US filmmaker Frederick Wiseman talks to Tom Brooks about his documentary on the National Gallery
VIDEO: Fijians cast first votes since 2006
Voting ends in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006.
VIDEO: 'I volunteered for trial Ebola vaccine'
The first healthy UK volunteer has received a candidate Ebola vaccine in Oxford on Wednesday in a safety trial carried out by the University of Oxford.
Murder 'comes naturally' to chimps
A major international study finds that killings among chimpanzees result from normal competition, not human interference.
VIDEO: Police appeal after art theft attempt
Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.
ECB stimulus offer sees low take-up
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.
Alibaba set to announce share price
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.
eBay attack puts its buyers at risk
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.
AUDIO: Future 'enormous' for Alibaba
The Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is expected to raise over $25bn (£15bn) in its forthcoming initial public offering.
Country musician Hamilton dies at 77
Country music star George Hamilton IV dies in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 77.
Gogglebox wins Rose d'Or TV award
Channel 4's Gogglebox and BBC game show Pointless are among the British winners at the Rose d'Or international TV awards in Berlin.
Europeans drawn from three 'tribes'
Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature.
Chin strap turns chewing into power
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces.
French MSF worker contracts Ebola
A French aid worker from the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, reports say.
Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'
The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says.
Solskjaer leaves Cardiff City role
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leaves Cardiff after nine months, citing a "difference in philosophy" to owner Vincent Tan.
I banned radio advice - Ecclestone
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he was behind the ban on teams giving drivers advice over the radio.
Kenya's Westgate attack a year on: Voices from the mall
Powerful memories still fresh after 12 months - the first terrifying hours of Kenya's deadly Westgate siege.
The freedivers who swim with whales
A group of researchers who risk their lives to swim side-by-side with sperm whales and humpbacks are hoping to get a unique insight into the animals' behaviour.
SA team helps Nigeria church rescue
A South African rescue team flies to Nigeria to help locate missing South Africans believed to have been inside a church hostel when it collapsed.
India trainee judges 'were brawling'
Eleven trainee judges in India are dismissed after being accused of sexism and brawling.
BBC team attacked in southern Russia
A BBC team is attacked in southern Russia after investigating reports of Russian servicemen killed near the border with Ukraine.
Arrests made over Chile subway bomb
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.
Iran nuclear talks set to resume
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely.
California wildfire doubles in size
A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).
Alice suspect is convicted murderer
A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of London schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murder in Latvia, police reveal.
Briton killed in Santorini incident
A British man has been killed in an incident on the Greek island of Santorini, the Foreign Office confirms.
Archbishop admits 'doubts about God'
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.
Women convicted of 'pyramid scheme'
Six women are convicted of running a "pyramid scheme" in south-west England and south Wales in which thousands of people lost money.
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In pictures: Scottish independence referendum campaign
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Oxford hosts photography festival
Oxford's first international photography festival
VIDEO: On the front line with Syrian army
Jeremy Bowen finds morale high in Syrian soldiers
Forgotten death of Russian serviceman
Russians find their relatives killed in Ukraine conflict are forgotten
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VIDEO: Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014
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Nick Cave becomes reluctant film star
Nick Cave becomes reluctant film star
Is sport sexist? Fighting 'inertia'
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Ebola crisis: Five ways to break the epidemic
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What's gone wrong with the NFL?
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In pictures: Mayon volcano rumbles
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Truce may give Ukraine leader respite
Ukraine's president clings to tenuous truce
What will Alibaba do with $25bn?
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