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Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.
The Peruvian authorities announce a new anti-logging commission after the killings of four indigenous leaders in the Amazon rainforest.
Lewis Hamilton insists the World Championship was not on his mind, despite taking the lead for the first time in four months.
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The mobile operator EE is in talks to take over up to 60 stores from the failed retailer Phones 4U.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini compares Chelsea's defensive style during Sunday's 1-1 draw to that of Stoke City.
Engineers have invented a battery made of three liquefied metals, which they say is efficient and cheap enough to store power on the electric grid.
New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.
Latvian police say a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of Alice Gross from London could be in the eastern European country - but has not arrived by plane.
The fate of Air France is "at stake" in a dispute between Air France and its pilots, according to France's Transport Minister.
Tens of thousands of Russians are marching in Moscow in protest against Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.
The Yemeni prime minister resigns amid escalating clashes between Shia rebels and pro-government forces, state media say.
A global initiative is launched to get people and choirs from around the world singing together for peace.
Thousands of people are taking part in marches for climate action in London and across the UK, ahead of a UN summit in New York on Tuesday.
The US Treasury Secretary urges eurozone countries to "boost demand" in order to reduce unemployment and avoid deflation.
Lewis Hamilton took the lead of the world championship for the first time since May with victory in the Singapore Grand Prix.
The family of murdered British tourist Hannah Witheridge say they are "broken" after she was found murdered on a Thai island.
Protests to demand urgent action on climate change kick off, with over 2,000 marches taking place around the world.
A military aircraft has crashed in Egypt, killing six crew, state TV reports.
Europe captain Paul McGinley says his side will not underestimate the USA in the Ryder Cup, which starts on Friday.