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Serbia leans towards EU but Russia bonds are strong
Broadcaster Fiona Phillips reflects on the difficult decisions she faced when both parents were diagnosed with dementia.
Former Sheffield United striker Ched Evans is released from prison after serving half of his five-year sentence for rape.
Comedian Joan Rivers died of brain damage from low blood oxygen, the New York medical examiner's office rules.
India's top court grants bail to Jayaram Jayalalitha, one of India's most controversial and colourful politicians, jailed last month for corruption
A second attempt by the Conservatives to legislate for an EU referendum by 2017 gets under way in the House of Commons.
The UK is creating a national database of images of child sexual abuse seized during police raids on paedophiles and sites that trade in the content.
David Cameron urges European countries to introduce Ebola screening at airports, saying they "must do more" to stop the virus spreading.
Engineering firm Rolls-Royce warns of falling revenues as trade sanctions against Russia begin to bite.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon launches an urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a drive for donations falls short of its target.
The University of Sydney suspends a professor, who had advised the government on education policy, after he used racist terms in emails.
Classical star Cecilia Bartoli mines archives of imperial Russian
London's Regent's Canal is the first of a number of canals in England and Wales to be drained ahead of vital restoration work.
Ashes-winning coach Darren Lehmann has his Australia contract extended by one year until June 2017.
After President Putin banned fresh food imports from the EU, how are Russians coping without delicacies like Parmesan cheese and Serrano ham?
The Japanese start-up Fove has developed a consumer eye-tracking helmet for use in virtual reality environments.
Virgin Australia will buy out struggling budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.
US health officials say a nurse infected with Ebola may have been sick for four days before diagnosis, and she took two domestic flights in that time.
Presenter Andrew Neil has unexpected help from John Lydon as he signs off the live political programme This Week.
PM John Key says New Zealand will be a "small country with a loud voice" after winning a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.