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The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".
A group of NHS medical staff leaves for Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak.
Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
Artist Howard Barry explains how the mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired him.
Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.
The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola.
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.
Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.
All four police forces in Wales are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.
A number of police forces are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.
Nico Rosberg goes fastest from team-mate Lewis Hamilton in final practice at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand fails to appear for a scheduled event, raising fresh concerns about his health.
Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab kill at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, officials say.
An investigation starts into a suspected gas explosion at a central London hotel that injured 14 people.
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.
Two men die following a farm accident at Crossroads, Killygordon, County Donegal, in the Republic of Ireland.
Police have been stopping passers-by in the Meadows area of Edinburgh exactly a week after a 19-year-old woman was raped there.
The family of murdered aid worker Alan Henning say they are struggling to come to terms with his death, ahead of a memorial service.