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At a critical time, Greig Laidlaw and his Scotland team-mates got it exactly right against Samoa, writes Tom English.
Australia win the World Cup Pool A with a 15-6 victory over Wales, who now face South Africa in the quarter-finals.
A parade held to mark the 70th anniversary of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party features a display of the nation's military power.
Former chancellor Geoffrey Howe, a key figure in Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government in the 1980s, dies after a suspected heart attack.
Russia is stepping up air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, its defence ministry says.
Scotland reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals after a pulsating triumph over Samoa at St James' Park.
A jaguar on a breeding loan to Delhi zoo is being sent back as he is too fat to mate, keepers say.
Ancient bones from a North Yorkshire cave, including the remains of rhinos, bears and hyenas, are to be transformed into a digital museum.
British number one Johanna Konta beats Anna Tatishvili of the USA in the first round of qualifying in Linz, Austria.
Lewis Hamilton is beaten to pole position by team-mate Nico Rosberg as Mercedes dominated qualifying at the Russian Grand Prix.
Uefa chief Michel Platini is appealing after Fifa banned him for 90 days while corruption claims are investigated.
Israeli officials say two Israelis were stabbed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian teenager who is later shot dead by police, amid an ongoing surge in violence.
Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz escapes serious injury after a nasty accident at the Russian Grand Prix.
Hollywood star Shia LaBeouf is arrested and charged with public drunkenness in the city of Austin, Texas, police say.
Mobile footage has captured the moment when one of the explosions happened.
A number of people are believed to have died in a fire at a traveller site in Carrickmines in County Dublin.
Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz has suffered a heavy crash during final practice at the Russian Grand Prix.
Two explosions have hit a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara, killing at least 20 people, according to news agency Dogan.
Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara cause multiple casualties, according to local media.