• Powers ponder Iran talks extension
World powers trying to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme consider extending the talks, as Monday's deadline for an agreement looms.
• Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
• US police kill boy carrying fake gun
Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.
• New computer spying bug discovered
Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.
• Obama praise for 'President Clinton'
Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.
• Mother of baby left in drain charged
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.
• Business confidence at five-year low
Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics.
• UK fighters in Syria 'not mercenaries'
A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary.
• Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghan match
A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.
• Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
• Google case over web abuse to begin
The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is set to begin at the High Court.
• Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
• VIDEO: Cyclists find baby in Sydney drain
A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.
• VIDEO: 'Feeling of optimism' in Tunisia
Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"
• VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fire
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.
• VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid
England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.
• VIDEO: One-minute World News
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• VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on
Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.
• VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a box
Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket
• VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
• French fight for economic reputation
Stung by criticism from abroad, leading figures in the French government have launched a PR blitz in defence of their country, says Hugh Schofield.
• Military force: Not the way to win?
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
• Who will be Tunisia's next president?
Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the e...
• Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest?
The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
• Albania opens huge Cold War bunker
A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.
• 'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000
A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
• Asia shares higher on China rate cut
Asian stock markets traded higher as investors cheer an interest rate cut in China and the European Central Bank's vow to fight deflation.
• VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines
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• Police make computer hijack arrests
Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.
• Google tries ad-free net experiment
Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.
• Blind Massage in Golden Horse sweep
Chinese-French film Blind Massage picks up six awards at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse awards.
• O'Keeffe work sets female art record
A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.
• Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
• Embrace the arts, engineers told
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
• Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.
• Female bosses 'more depressed'
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.
• Second title 'means more than first'
Lewis Hamilton says his second world title feels more important to him than the first he won with McLaren in 2008.
• I take all the blame - Rodgers
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he takes full responsibility for his side's third straight Premier League defeat.
• The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio
As the number of polio cases in Pakistan rises above 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years, Shaimaa Khalil finds out why people don't want their children vaccinated.
• Is winning 100 caps still a big deal?
Wayne Rooney recently became the ninth English footballer to win 100 caps but is it easier to do this now than it was a generation ago?
• Police in toastie mercy dash
Officers in New Zealand come to the rescue of a distressed woman who hadn't eaten for three days.
• Writing lessons give way to typing
Finnish students will no longer be taught joined-up handwriting, and will get typing lessons instead.
• 'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
• MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine
Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv.
• Federer seals Davis Cup for Swiss
Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicates the victory to his team.
• Farc warning on release of general
Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.
• Volleyball woman out of Iran prison
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
• Ex-Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies
Marion Barry, a four-term Democratic mayor of Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.
• RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.
• Price wars lead to food firms closing
A supermarket price war is behind a sharp rise in the number of firms involved in food production folding, new research claims.
• Hamilton wins World Championship
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' World Championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
• Geldof: Keep downloading Band Aid
After Band Aid 30 single Do They Know It's Christmas tops the chart, Bob Geldof urges music fans to keep downloading it to fight Ebola.
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• The battle for control of the cigarette packet
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• VIDEO: What makes the Chinese laugh?
Why one Irish-American comedian is trying stand-up in Beijing
• Born in Indonesia, murdered in Hong Kong
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city
• Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances
The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples
• Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure
Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea
• Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice
The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades
• VIDEO: Ferguson decision: A timeline of events
How unrest in Ferguson put the US on edge
• The meaning of Mongol
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• The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
• The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas
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• The day her family wasn't there
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