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UKIP leader Nigel Farage confirms he is seeking selection as the party's candidate for the Kent seat of South Thanet at the next general election.
Brentford sign attacking midfielder Jose Peleteiro Ramallo from Celta Vigo for an undisclosed fee.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace.
Paul Scholes describes Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal as a "mad genius" who will bring back the fear factor.
Lords of Draenor, the fifth expansion for online video game World of Warcraft, will be released on 13 November.
Jonathan Ross is to return to BBC Radio 2 for the first time in four years, sitting in for Steve Wright for four days while the DJ is on holiday.
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The last remaining shipyard on the lower Clyde - Ferguson in Port Glasgow - goes into receivership with the loss of up to 80 jobs.
The UK economy grew by 3.2% according to the latest official data, slightly higher than originally estimated.
A maximum security prison in Kenya has been the unusual setting for a ceremony awarding a diploma from the University of London.
Luis Suarez trains with Barcelona for the first time after the Court of Arbitration for Sport amended his four-month ban.
A record number of students have had their university places confirmed, figures from admissions body Ucas show.
Bailiffs are at the site of a squat occupied by around 15 families in west London who have been protesting against the expansion of Heathrow Airport since 2010.
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