Elijah Wood praises his latest film, based on the life of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, as an "electric, vibrant" piece.
Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.
Ed Miliband accuses the prime minister of delaying an European Arrest Warrant vote, but is told it will go ahead.
At least 10 people have died and hundreds are missing after a landslide in the Badulla district of central Sri Lanka.
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As the Fed Reserve ends quantitative easing, those who prophesied that these trillions of dollars of debt purchases would spark uncontrollable inflation have been proved wrong. But QE could still prove toxic.
Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.
Critics may already be writing off Obama's presidency - but he still has much to offer in the years to come, says John Simpson.
A 1970s skatepark in Essex has been given Grade 2 listed status by English Heritage, joining the ranks of stately homes and ancient monuments.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women in the UK.
The BBC follows the Royal Marines from the Battle of Trafalgar to Afghanistan
Mark Mardell on the complex balancing act facing the prime minister as he negotiates the UK's future place in the EU
A Thai court dismisses a criminal defamation case against a British labour activist who criticised conditions in the food industry.
The government is failing to abide by its military covenant with armed forces veterans not getting the care they need, medical experts say.
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by lava have begun evacuating as the flow reaches 75yds (68m) from the first house in its path.
New Zealand is to hold a binding referendum in 2016 on whether to change the design of the national flag, PM John Key says.
The Australian government says it is trying to confirm reports that the most senior Australian member of Islamic State has been killed in Syria.
Migrants who risk everything to try to get to Europe
A London skatepark is awarded Grade II listing, becoming the first of its kind to be listed in Europe.
US envoy Samantha Power praises efforts to tackle Ebola in Liberia in West Africa, and urges international donors to continue to help.