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The photographer who rejected racism in the American south
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy misses out on the £6m FedEx Cup prize as Billy Horschel wins the Tour Championship and overall title.
Glenn Campbell on Scotland's EU membership
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves the wellbeing of commuters, a study suggests.
Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.
Which duo are the Premier League's Lennon and McCartney? Who was "mesmerising"? Find out who made Garth's team of the week.
Getting the lowdown on China's internet giant
Britain will take "whatever steps are necessary" to keep the country safe, following the killing of hostage David Haines by Islamic State militants, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.
The brother of British aid worker David Haines, murdered by Islamic State militants, pays tribute to him.
Aberdeen's Shay Logan alleges he was racially abused by Aleksandar Tonev, but the Celtic player says the accusation is not true.
A hospital in the Iraqi city of Falluja, which is under the control of Islamic State fighters, has been hit by government shelling, reports say.
Can a global coalition defeat militants?
An American man in North Korea is sentenced to six years of hard labour for "hostile" acts against Pyongyang, state media say.
US musician Joe Sample, who wrote chart hits including Randy Crawford's Street Life and One Day I'll Fly Away, dies age 75.
Alex Salmond says the independence referendum is "a once in a generation opportunity" while Alistair Darling says there would be "no way back".
An Orange hall in County Donegal is badly damaged in a fire.
Police appeal for witnesses after a man who was standing in the road outside a Pontypridd pub was hit by a car and later died.
The Free Presbyterian Church pays tribute to its founding moderator Ian Paisley, who has died aged 88.