• NY doctor tests positive for Ebola
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.
• Canada attack 'not linked to IS'
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
• Sweden calls off search for sub
Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.
• NY axe attack: Islamist link probed
Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.
• PM demands talks over EU budget
Prime Minister David Cameron demands finance ministers meet for emergency talks over EU budget after UK told it must pay extra £1.7bn
• Governor quits over Mexico missing
The governor of Mexico's Guerrero state, where 43 students went missing last month, stands down.
• Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
• China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash
Chinese authorities arrest an official and punish 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village.
• Malaysia envoy sent to NZ over rape
A Malaysian diplomat, wanted by New Zealand authorities on allegations of attempted rape in the city of Wellington in May, is finally extradited.
• US firm fine for underpaying Indians
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.
• Monster shark 'kept whales in check'
The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.
• Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.
• VIDEO: Exhibition on a changing Afghanistan
The Imperial War Museum's latest exhibition focuses on Afghanistan as British troops prepare to leave.
• VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back
How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.
• VIDEO: Art on motorbikes in Kampala
Artists in Uganda are using motorbikes to carry and display street art installations as part of the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.
• VIDEO: One-minute World News
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• VIDEO: WW1: The Famine of Mount Lebanon
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• VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.
• VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy
Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.
• VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.
• US returns ancient artefacts to Peru
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
• Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews
Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews
• Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal
Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.
• UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
• Job centres to get digital makeover
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
• 'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep
A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.
• Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
• Spanish art gems head for UK town
A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
• Science chief warns on acid oceans
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
• EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions among members.
• First Ebola case in Mali confirmed
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.
• Later sunsets 'make kids more active'
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
• 'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
• Spurs boss hails Lamela wonder goal
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's Europa League wonder-strike was the best goal scored by one of his players.
• Reclaiming the swastika
In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but historically it was used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world.
• US seniors face student loan debt
Around the world, student debt is a financial burden for millions - and in the US, a growing number of senior citizens are still repaying the cost of their education into retirement age.
• Botswana votes in tight election
Voters are going to the polls in Botswana in what is expected to be the closest general elections in the world's largest diamond producer.
• Quetta mourns attacks on Shias
Markets are shut and lawyers are on strike after a day of violence across the Pakistani city of Quetta, which left at least 13 dead.
• Kosovo minister in key Serbia visit
Enver Hoxhaj becomes the first minister from Kosovo to officially visit Serbia since his country unilaterally seceded in 2008.
• Honduras drought puts many 'at risk'
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.
• US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
• White House fence jumper arrested
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.
• Payout to mother of secret PC's child
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
• UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fight
Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
• GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
• Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.
• Day in pictures: 23 October
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• The day UFOs stopped play
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• Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul
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• Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage
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• Egyptian obelisk revealed anew
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• Silicon Valley's billion dollar failures
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• How technology is transforming Tasmanian farms
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• How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master
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• VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision
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• Yemen 'is at risk of civil war'
Yemen is at risk of civil war, envoy says