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Mozambique's main opposition party rejects the results of presidential and parliamentary elections, saying they were riddled with irregularities.
Additional charges have been filed against Omar Gonzalez, accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building while carrying a knife.
Visitors to a shopping centre in County Durham are surprised to find a giant inflatable lung on display.
Liverpool's newly rebuilt Everyman Theatre wins this year's Riba Stirling Prize for architecture.
Europe's leading international African art fair is being held in Somerset House in London.
What's the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?
Apple announces a refreshed line-up of tablets, adding its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the latest iPad Air and iPad Mini computers.
The only survivor of a fire in the Conwy Valley describes how he tried and failed to save the two men who died as it emerges the blaze started in a tumble dryer.
The internal structure of Saturn's moon Mimas is either irregularly shaped or awash with water, according to a new study of its tell-tale wobbling movements.
More than 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a series of attacks in mainly Shia areas of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.
Inspectors failed almost a third of further education colleges offering higher education courses that were checked this year.
More graves have been found near the southern Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, people searching for them say.
The Confederation of African Football asks Ghana and South Africa if they could replace Morocco as 2015 Nations Cup hosts.
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
A rights group founded by former US President Jimmy Carter has closed its office in Egypt citing restrictions on democratic freedoms.
A digital archive of the Radio Times has launched.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
24 hours of news images: 16 October
One of the main Eurosceptic groups in the European Parliament, which includes Britain's UKIP, collapses after a Latvian MEP withdraws.
Rapes reported to and recorded by police in England and Wales are at their highest ever level but overall crime has fallen, police figures show.