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- IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq
- Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.
- Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
- The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.
- Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona
- Real Madrid take the El Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.
- Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71
- Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.
- Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'
- Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.
- Iran woman's hanging draws protests
- Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.
- Mass protest over Italy job reforms
- A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.
- Mulaudzi killed in a car crash
- Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa.
- US urges probe into West Bank death
- The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.
- New York axe attack 'terrorist act'
- Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
- Protesters scuffle at N Korea border
- Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.
- Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP
- The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
- VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens
- Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
- VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise
- BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
- VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote
- Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan
- The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
- VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision
- Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.
- VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back
- How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.
- VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs?
- Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
- Russian clocks go back for last time
- After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.
- Baffling ballet
- Can scientists unlock the secrets of starling murmurations using computer models and citizen science?
- Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'
- One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.
- VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines
- The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
- Hailo says Uber blocked investors
- After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
- The Queen sends her first tweet
- The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
- Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'
- The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
- Alvin Stardust album gets early release
- The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.
- Science chief warns on acid oceans
- The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
- EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut
- The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
- Cancer-killing cells made in the lab
- Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.
- First transplant of 'dead' heart
- Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
- Northampton 34-6 Ospreys
- Four tries from Wales wing George North see Saints end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season in the Champions Cup.
- West Ham United 2-1 Manchester City
- Manchester City's title ambitions suffer a setback as Diafra Sakho scores to help earn West Ham earn a 2-1 victory.
- The day UFOs stopped play
- In 1954, a football game in Florence was interrupted by UFOs flying over the stadium. The spectacle was witnessed by more than 10,000 people – but what was it?
- How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master
- The Magazine recently wrote about the late puzzle master extraordinaire, Martin Gardner, and shared some of his brain-teasers - as promised, here are the answers.
- Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film
- Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.
- Younus sets Pakistan century record
- Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.
- Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'
- Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.
- Life terms for Argentina jail crimes
- An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.
- Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed
- Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.
- Two US Ebola nurses free of virus
- Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.
- Lamont quits after role 'questioned'
- Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigns saying senior party members had "questioned" her role amid the "serious challenges" faced by Labour in Scotland.
- Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour
- Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.
- Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria
- A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.
- Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'
- A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.
- Day in pictures: 23 October
- 24 hours of news images: 23 October
- Your pictures: Steps
- Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
- In pictures: Feline focus
- An online exhibition of cats
- In pictures: Ottawa shootings
- Images from outside the Canadian parliament
- In pictures: India celebrates Diwali
- Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
- Day in pictures: 21 October
- 24 hours of news images: 21 October
- What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage
- What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
- In pictures: Derry in 1969
- Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron
- The hardship posting to end all hardship postings
- The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom
- Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?
- Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?
- Picasso Museum sees grand reopening
- Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation
- Brazil elections: Last-ditch push in 'Mini-Brazil' state
- Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?
- Week in pictures: 18-24 October 2014
- A selection of the top news photographs from around the world
- India's iconic football club facing closure
- How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times
- VIDEO: Swearing for feminism
- Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?
- Indian PM opens up to media - sort of
- India's arm's length PM mixes with reporters - a bit
- 10 things we didn't know last week
- Walk on the Wild Side's bass line cost £17, and more nuggets
- Pakistan's bewildering array of militants
- Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions
- Canada shootings and the terrorism debate
- Canada no stranger to threat of political violence
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