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UK base in Afghanistan handed over

1 hour 8 min ago
The last UK military base in Afghanistan, Camp Bastion, is handed over to the control of Afghan security forces.

Giants draw level in World Series

1 hour 49 min ago
San Francisco Giants beat Kansas City Royals 11-4 in Game Four to level the best-of-seven World Series at 2-2.

School absence guidelines issued

3 hours 20 min ago
New guidelines for head teachers in England on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time have been drawn up.

Queen hit song 'has healing powers'

4 hours 53 min ago
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is a good song for people to listen to if they feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.

VIDEO: Mussolini bunker opens to public

5 hours 6 min ago
A Second World War bunker used by the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini is being opened to the public for the first time.

Uruguay votes for new president

6 hours 2 min ago
Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.

Brazil votes in presidential run-off

6 hours 11 min ago
Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.

Ukraine to vote in snap elections

6 hours 30 min ago
Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Tunisia set for historic election

6 hours 44 min ago
Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.

Botswana's ruling party wins polls

7 hours 50 min ago
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.

Inmate planned escape with hostage

8 hours 28 min ago
Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.

US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

8 hours 54 min ago
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.

Merkel 'kills the deal' and the GP cash bonanza

9 hours 38 min ago
A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.

VIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

9 hours 41 min ago
A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.

VIDEO: Muslim soldiers' Afghan challenge

9 hours 42 min ago
BBC Inside Out looks at the experiences of Muslim soldiers fighting for Britain in Afghanistan against an enemy of the same faith.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

9 hours 48 min ago
Americans debate skin colour, and other trends of the week

VIDEO: Rooted music aims to plant trees

9 hours 54 min ago
Voice of the campaign to save Madagascar's forests

French World War One bedroom of soldier who never returned

9 hours 58 min ago
French soldier's bedroom untouched for 100 years

VIDEO: WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time

9 hours 58 min ago
The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.

Police in central Edinburgh incident

10 hours 8 min ago
An area in central Edinburgh has been cordoned off as police officers deal with an incident in the city centre.