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The annual pace of house price growth slowed to 9.4% in September in England and Wales, according to the Nationwide.
Home Secretary Theresa May is to tell the Conservative Party conference a future Tory government will seek new powers to ban extremist groups.
David Cameron is to tell the Conservative Party conference there will be more money to ensure seven-day GP access is rolled out across England by 2020.
New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.
Chelsea Clinton leaves a New York hospital with her baby daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.
An Austrian balloon pilot has succeeded in taking a balloon deep underground.
Efforts to recover the bodies of at least 24 climbers are suspended again after the eruption on Japan's Mount Ontake intensifies.
A large American study suggests young children who are given repeated courses of antibiotics are more likely than those given fewer drugs to be obese.
The Sunday Mirror apologises to the women whose pictures were used in an investigation that led to minister Brooks Newmark's resignation, but stands by its story.
Pro-democracy protesters again call on Hong Kong's leader to step down, as huge crowds continue to bring parts of the territory to a standstill.
A third video has been posted online showing the British photographer John Cantlie, who's being held by the group which calls itself Islamic State.
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Index falls 1% after data shows industrial output unexpectedly fell in August.
The number of people trafficked for slavery or other exploitation in the UK has risen sharply to more than 2,700, the National Crime Agency says.
Scientists in Europe have developed sensors for sewers that can detect traces of explosives.
India's declining printing tradition kept alive in Calcutta
A third video has appeared featuring British hostage John Cantlie who is being held by Islamic State militants.
Representatives from rival factions in Libya's new parliament have held UN-brokered talks for the first time in the oasis town of Ghadames.
Ad-free social media platform Ello overcomes a technical setback to continue its rapid growth, but one expert questions its business model.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is invited to the White House by President Obama after 10 years of being shunned by Washington.