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- Referendum campaigns make final push
- Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign make their final pitches to voters as the latest polls suggest the result remains too close to call.
- Ebola global security threat - Obama
- US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
- Nasa picks astronaut ship designs
- The US space agency picks the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.
- Ukraine rebels defiant over new law
- A key Ukrainian rebel leader tells the BBC a new law granting self-rule to parts of the east will not sway the demand for independence.
- Richard III death injuries revealed
- King Richard III was likely to have been killed by two blows to the head and one to his pelvis, according to new research.
- China leader Xi heads for India
- China's President Xi Jinping makes his first official visit to India, with a focus on improving trade ties and resolving the decades-old border dispute.
- Lagos collapse 'killed S Africans'
- At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel belonging to Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua collapsed in Lagos, President Zuma says.
- UN brokers Gaza reconstruction deal
- The UN brokers a deal on rebuilding in the Gaza Strip, giving roles to the Palestinian Authority and private sector, its top Mid-East envoy says.
- US man tried to 'swim to N Korea'
- South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.
- Thai murder police to quiz Britons
- Police investigating the murders of two British tourists in Thailand say two Britons are "possible suspects" and will face questioning.
- Bangladesh death sentence commuted
- Bangladesh's Supreme Court commutes Islamist leader Delwar Sayeedi's death sentence for crimes in the 1971 independence war to life imprisonment.
- China trial for Uighur academic
- Prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti goes on trial for separatism in China's far western region of Xinjiang.
- VIDEO: Nasa names US spacecraft companies
- Nasa chooses two private companies to build a new generation of spacecraft that will take their astronauts to the International Space Station.
- VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction
- There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city.
- VIDEO: Examining a rare colossal squid
- Scientists have had the extremely rare chance to examine an intact colossal squid after it was accidentally caught in the Antarctic, as Mauricio Olmedo-Perez reports
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'
- US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State (IS) militants if the current US-led strategy fails, top US General Martin Dempsey has said.
- VIDEO: Surviving childhood in Malawi
- Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality.
- VIDEO: Controlled explosion on US bridge
- Part of a bridge has been demolished near Paducah in Kentucky, in the US.
- VIDEO: Last of the castanet makers?
- Juan Vela is one of very few artisans making traditional, handcrafted castanets for Spanish flamenco.
- Files reveal WW2 secret 'Agent Fifi'
- World War Two records reveal the existence of a glamorous female secret agent whose job was to see if other agents could keep their mouths shut.
- US waists 'grow an inch in a decade'
- Girths are continuing to expand in the US, despite obesity appearing to be reaching a plateau, data suggests.
- Sony predicts increased losses
- Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony increases its forecast for a full year loss by $1.7bn due to weakness in its mobile business.
- China 'injects $81bn' into top banks
- China's central bank is said to be injecting 500bn yuan ($81bn; £50bn) into the five biggest state-owned banks to counter slowing growth.
- Giant sensor for Panasonic phone
- Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne.
- Judge overturns Uber ban in Germany
- A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country.
- Easy Rider chopper goes under hammer
- The customised chopper Peter Fonda rode in 1969 film Easy Rider is expected to fetch more than $1 million (£613,000) when it goes up for auction next month.
- Huston set to star in Ben-Hur remake
- British actor Jack Huston is expected to take the lead role in a remake of 1959 classic Ben-Hur, according to reports from Hollywood.
- 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.
- Better mobility key for clean cities
- Effective urban transit systems can encourage people out of their cars and provide a cost-effective way to tackle climate change, a report suggests.
- Call for further cut in sugar intake
- The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.
- Brains may 'resist Alzheimer's'
- A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.
- Liverpool 'have a lot to learn'
- Steven Gerrard admits Liverpool must improve to progress in the Champions League after his late penalty saw off Ludogorets.
- Peterson suspended by Vikings
- Minnesota Vikings suspend Adrian Peterson from all team activities while facing charges of allegedly hitting his child.
- The church described as a 'symbol of evil'
- Plans to rebuild a church that is linked to Hitler have divided Germany and sparked a row about how the country deals with its past.
- VIDEO: What the clothes in your wardrobe say about you
- Photographer Yassine El Mansouri explores what all the clothes a person wears - and those that remain untouched in the wardrobe - say about an individual.
- South Sudan bans foreign workers
- South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.
- Fiji coup leader awaits poll outcome
- Voting ends in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006.
- French PM Valls wins confidence vote
- French Prime Minister Manuel Valls narrowly wins a crucial confidence vote in parliament, despite a recent cabinet revolt over austerity measures.
- Odile storm moves towards Arizona
- Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.
- US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'
- US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State militants if the current strategy fails, a top US general says.
- US man charged with supporting IS
- A man from Rochester, New York has been charged with trying to recruit people to join Islamic State and to shoot people in the US, say prosecutors.
- Unemployment falls by 146,000 to 2.02m
- UK unemployment fell by 146,000 to 2.02 million in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.
- London's fireworks to be ticketed
- London's New Year's Eve fireworks is to be ticketed for the first time and a limit of 100,000 set on the event, Boris Johnson's office reveals.
- Helicopter crash probe to start
- An investigation is due to begin into a fatal helicopter crash in Flamborough which left two men dead.
- Bank split 7-2 on interest rate rise
- The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) was divided for the second consecutive month over interest rate policy, latest minutes show.
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- Oxford hosts photography festival
- Oxford's first international photography festival
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- The freedivers who swim with whales
- The freedivers risking their lives to swim with whales
- VIDEO: Mexico's earthquake 'moles'
- The elite team travelling the world to help in rescues
- Grim Luhansk wary of Ukraine's shaky truce
- Ukraine's Luhansk a grim and fearful place
- Golding Flies classic marks 60 years
- Why Lord of the Flies holds true 60 years on
- The end of Atlantic City's hot streak
- Atlantic City's long hot streak comes to an end
- Five bugs that lurk in changing rooms
- Five bugs that lurk in changing rooms
- The PoW who built a $180m business
- The US prisoner of war who built a $180m company
- The plight of Moldova's orphanage children
- Plight of Moldova's orphanage children
- VIDEO: Lasers deliver brighter 3D films
- A new laser-based system offers crisper, clearer movies
- The growing outcry over police confiscation
- Anger builds in US over property confiscation by police
- Clinton tests out the political waters
- What top diplomat job taught Clinton about US politics
- Why Xi Jinping's visit to India is significant
- Why Xi Jinping's visit to India will be closely watched
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