Climate talks stalked by spectre of the past
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States Grand Prix.
Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.
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UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.
This year's Halloween is the hottest on record in Britain, BBC weather has confirmed.
Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
Fiona Woolf has announced that she is resigning as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse after complaints from victims' groups
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An 82-year-old man is jailed for life for murdering his partner and her daughter who he shot at close range at his puppy farm in Surrey.
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.
Police in India say they have arrested three people who they suspect robbed a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault.
Anti-corruption investigators in China reportedly find the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.
Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.
Two bodies are found after blaze at fireworks factory in Stafford, UK, police say
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa in a robbery.
A Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer before leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt is charged with murder.
A man arrested over "a sick joke" about Ebola on a Dublin-bound plane is ordered to pay 2,500 euros (£1,963) to charity to avoid a criminal conviction.
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore is no longer in power, an army spokesman tells demonstrators in the capital, Ouagadougou.
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.
At least eight people die in an explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.