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Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
Why big-eyed droids are cause for concern
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
"Overshare" has been chosen as the word of the year. But what is it and why do people do it?
Universities and business leaders call for changes in student visa rules, but the immigration minister says their criticisms are based on "myths".
24 hours of news images: 23 October
Sergeant-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers, who shot dead the gunman who attacked parliament, is given a standing ovation as Canadian MPs return a day after the shootings.
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
Ched Evans' rape conviction has highlighted struggles that meet rape victims who are attacked when they have been drinking.
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
Heroin addict is jailed for life and must serve a minimum 20 years for murdering "vulnerable" man days after being released from prison.
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.
Questions still surround the death of a teenage girl who went missing after leaving her home barefoot in the middle of the winter, an inquest hears.
Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said he believes west Belfast woman Maíria Cahill was raped.
Staff working at the Caterham F1 team site in Oxfordshire have been locked out of the firm's premises, the administrator confirms to the BBC.