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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. New John Cantlie video posted online

    British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held captive by Islamic State militants, is shown reading a message in a new propaganda video published online.
  6. IT issues cause Heathrow disruption

    An IT problem at Heathrow airport causes baggage handling problems, with some passengers reporting "huge delays".
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Tindall settles with Sunday Express

    The former England rugby player Mike Tindall agrees a settlement with Express Newspapers over the reporting of a story about his marriage to Zara Phillips.
  11. New HS2 station proposed for Crewe

    A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.
  12. Plan to clamp down on nuisance calls

    Companies which cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety" with marketing calls and text messages could be fined up to £500,000, ministers say.
  13. VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

    Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
  14. 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.
  15. VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

    The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.
  16. VIDEO: Dangers of doping in rugby union

    A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.
  17. VIDEO: Police spy 'was paid to love me'

    The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.
  18. VIDEO: Speed racing on city ring-road

    Coventry is to become the first UK city for years to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.
  19. VIDEO: Gorilla gets 'Bake Off' birthday cake

    A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.
  20. VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet

    The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.
  21. Google boss sets new skydive record

    Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
  22. Antelopes win best wildlife photo

    A picture of stampeding antelopes captured on the plains of South Africa’s Kariega Game Reserve wins the overall best European Wildlife photograph.
  23. VIDEO: Match of the Day

    Gary Lineker introduces highlights from six Premier League matches, as champions Man City host West Ham in the lunchtime kick-off.
  24. Pellegrini remains calm after defeat

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the damage of a defeat at West Ham to his side's league title defence.
  25. Northampton 34-6 Ospreys

    Four tries from Wales wing George North see Northampton end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season with a big Champions Cup win.
  26. Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona

    Real Madrid take the Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.
  27. Murray earns vital win over Ferrer

    Andy Murray reaches the Valencia final and takes a huge step towards qualifying for the ATP Finals with victory over David Ferrer.
  28. Used car buyers 'need more support'

    Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.
  29. 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.
  30. VIDEO: Wood: Time for Wales to step up

    The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.
  31. 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.
  32. AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

    Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.
  33. Students fined over sexist chants

    A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.
  34. VIDEO: Child poverty 'will divide UK'

    A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.
  35. 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.
  36. AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

    Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.
  37. 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.
  38. VIDEO: Chimps carry out night time raids

    Wild chimps carry out night time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into more risky behaviour.
  39. Gallagher: Beady Eye have split up

    Liam Gallagher tweets that his band Beady Eye are no more.
  40. VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

    Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
  41. Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

    Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.
  42. Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?

    Tottenham attacker Erik Lamela scored a spectacular goal from outside the area by using a "trick shot". What drives professional sports people to attempt high-risk moves?
  43. Police hunt missing sex offender

    Police are searching for a convicted sex offender who has breached the conditions of her release from prison.
  44. Teenager arrested over bus stabbing

    A 15-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenage boy was stabbed on a bus in south London.
  45. Weather warning over heavy rain

    An amber weather warning is issued for the west Highlands and the Western Isles for Sunday and Monday.
  46. Woman dies after two-car crash

    A 49-year-old woman dies after her crash collided with another car on the A862 Dingwall to Ardullie road in the Highlands.
  47. Man killed in west Belfast shooting

    A man dies in hospital after he was shot in a west Belfast alleyway 30 minutes after a serious brawl broke out in a nearby street.
  48. Case unfairly politicised says Adams

    The case of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill has been unfairly politicised, says Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.
  49. RAF pilot training boost welcomed

    The move to bring basic pilot training for the RAF and Royal Navy to Anglesey is warmly welcomed by island economic development portfolio holder.
  50. Peer condemns 'chronic underfunding'

    Successive UK governments are responsible for the "deliberate" and "chronic underfunding" of Welsh public services, says former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. Chile marches against education bill

    Tens of thousands of parents in Chile march against the government's planned education bill which would phase out subsidised schools.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 'Edging toward the EU exit?'

    Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.
  64. Day in pictures: 23 October

    24 hours of news images: 23 October
  65. Your pictures: Steps

    Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
  66. In pictures: Feline focus

    An online exhibition of cats
  67. In pictures: Ottawa shootings

    Images from outside the Canadian parliament
  68. In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

    Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
  69. Day in pictures: 21 October

    24 hours of news images: 21 October
  70. What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage

    What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
  71. In pictures: Derry in 1969

    Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron
  72. VIDEO: European Parliament

    The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
  73. VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space

    Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.
  74. VIDEO: Gun battles on streets of Lebanon

    Lebanese army forces and Sunni Islamist militants, thought to be linked to Islamic State, have been involved in intense fighting in the country's second city, Tripoli.
  75. VIDEO: How did UK man die in Syria air strike?

    A British man has been confirmed dead in a US air strike on jihadist targets in Syria.
  76. VIDEO: Flash floods in Athens

    People in the Greek capital, Athens, are clearing up after flash floods caused major disruption in parts of the city.
  77. VIDEO: One killed in US school shooting

    One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.
  78. VIDEO: Man starts fire at petrol station

    CCTV footage showing the moment a man started a fire at a petrol station has been released by police.
  79. 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.
  80. VIDEO: 'Putin is a bigger threat than IS'

    Russian former chess master turned politician, Garry Kasparov, says Russia's President Putin is a bigger threat than so-called Islamic State.
  81. Lost football grounds - part II

    England's lost football grounds - part II
  82. Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

    Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?
  83. How to reduce your Inheritance Tax

    How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on
  84. The hardship posting to end all hardship postings

    The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom
  85. Top 10 tips for being a comedian

    Paul Merton advises how to make it as a comedian
  86. VIDEO: Swearing for feminism

    Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?
  87. Picasso Museum sees grand reopening

    Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation
  88. Baffling ballet

    Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings
  89. 10 things we didn't know last week

    Walk on the Wild Side's bass line cost £17, and more nuggets
  90. Go Figure: The week in numbers

    The week's big numbers visualised
  91. Why is the UK being asked for more money?

    Why is the UK being asked for more money?

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