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The Spanish prime minister says he will fight in the country's top court a motion passed in the Catalan parliament backing independence.
Aleksandar Vucic pays his respects to Muslim victims of the Srebrenica massacre, despite being attacked by a stone-throwing mob there in July.
A two-minute silence has been observed to commemorate the dead of two world wars, and all later conflicts.
Italian firm tells staff to stop emailing each other for a week to reduce stress.
British astronaut Tim Peake is going through a gruelling round of final training before liftoff to the International Space Station next month.
The "great British hedgehog" should become a national symbol of the UK says an MP, while a minister says it should remain a lion.
An American contractor for the UN who was detained at the airport in Yemen's capital Sanaa last month has died, the US state department says.
The brains behind a micro-drone that raised more than £2.3m on Kickstarter quits the project, leaving the company in crisis.
Readers' photographs on the theme of Bonfire Night.
Hollywood star Shia LaBeouf is filming himself watching his own films and he wants you to watch him too.
Astronomers have identified the most distant object yet in the Solar System - a likely icy body three times further away than even far-flung Pluto.
A British pensioner who was jailed for possessing alcohol in Saudi Arabia has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office confirms.
Rana Jawad reports on the controversy surrounding the UN's outgoing envoy to Libya and the challenge facing his newly appointed successor.
Pakistan batsman Younus Khan will retire from one-day cricket after his side's limited-over game against England on Wednesday.
A two-minute silence will be observed across the UK later to remember those who died in the two World Wars and all conflicts since.
Ex-IAAF chief Lamine Diack resigns from his position as an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee.
Thousands of Afghans march in Kabul in protest at the killing of seven minority Hazaras in a part of the south riven by militant infighting.
Myanmar's military-backed president congratulates Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD party over its success in elections - despite only 40% of seats being declared.
A judge sentences eight South African policeman to 15 years for the death of a Mozambican taxi driver killed in 2013.
UK unemployment fell by 103,000 between July and September to 1.75 million, official figures show.