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Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
Ambulance staff and other health workers in the GMB union have voted in favour of strike action in a row over pay.
Jude Currie is a 12-year-old boy from Cobham in Surrey with a rather unusual hobby
Michael Gove says Mark Reckless "assured me and others repeatedly that he was not going to defect" to UKIP.
Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
Readers' photos on the theme of "amateur sport"
A new Banksy mural showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners appears in Essex.
Broadcaster and musician Sheila Tracy, who was the first woman to read the news on BBC Radio 4 and presented Big Band Special on Radio 2, dies.
The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank.
A man is found guilty of killing his 84-year-old grandfather after a row over the alleged historical sex abuse of a relative.
England's players are suffering because they are not trusted to behave like grown-ups, according to Rio Ferdinand.
12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.
A motorbike racer loses her fight for life after a crash on a hairpin bend at a track in west Wales.
News images from around the world: 1 October
Dennis Kimetto receives a hero's welcome on returning to Kenya after his world record-breaking run at the Berlin Marathon.
Sir Trevor Brooking is against the 'Rooney Rule' being introduced and says the number of black managers in the game will increase.
Paul Zimmerman, who is a Hong Kong local councillor, explains why he took a yellow umbrella to protest at a China National Day reception in Hong Kong.
What the politicians aren’t telling us about the NHS budget
The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights.