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Court hearing sheds light on Guantanamo detention
Antibiotics prescriptions and cases of resistant bacteria in England have continued to soar despite dire warnings and campaigns, figures show.
Parents feel unable to make children study by blocking internet access, as homework often requires online research, a survey suggests.
The return of worries over global growth prospects sends the oil price and US shares tumbling in their biggest drop of the year.
PM Modi launches his version of the Ice Bucket Challenge
Can opinion polls ahead of Brazil's presidential run-off be trusted?
Venezuela must pay oil giant Exxon Mobil $1.6bn (£1bn) in compensation for assets expropriated in 2007, says a World Bank panel.
Holders Spain suffer a first qualifying defeat for eight years as Slovakia secure a famous Euro 2016 qualifying win.
Polls close in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections, with UKIP hoping to win a Westminster seat.
The return of worries over global growth prospects sends US stocks plunging, with the Dow Jones suffering its worst losses of 2014.
Take That announce that their new album, their first since Jason Orange announced he was quitting, will be released on 1 December and titled III.
The alleged leader of Mexico's Juarez drug cartel, Vicente Carrillo, has been arrested in the northern city of Torreon, government sources say.
England make it two wins from two in Group E of Euro 2016 qualifying with a comfortable win over San Marino at Wembley.
The Northern Ireland Executive has agreed to a loan of £100m pounds from the Treasury, it is understood.
The mother of US hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has appealed to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) militants via Twitter to discuss her son's fate.
London shares close at their lowest level for a year and the oil price drops as fears over eurozone growth resurface.
Uruguay receives the fist Syrian refugees and promises to cover the cost of a two-year resettlement programme.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a rare trip to the tribal area of North Waziristan to tell soldiers they are winning the "war against terrorism".
US-led air strikes on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane seem to have stalled an IS advance, as Kurdish sources say the militants have lost ground.
'Blast' deepens mystery of Iran's secret military complex