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Bank of England governor Mark Carney will set out his plans for "real wages" when he addresses the TUC annual conference.
TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed that it is in the process of opening up to 30 new branches, although 300 other banks have shut.
How Bungie battle tested its blockbuster
China makes new territory in the South China Sea
Roy Hodgson says England showed they can play a more attacking style in their 2-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Switzerland.
The Kenyan beauty chain with big ambitions
Destiny is one of the most eagerly-anticipated video games in history and has cost Activision £310m to develop and promote.
Croatia's Marin Cilic wins his first Grand Slam title with a straight-sets win over Japan's Kei Nishikori at the US Open.
How Obama could beat the Islamist militant group
Despite a ceasefire in Ukraine the number of children killed during the conflict has risen to 23.
The three main pro-Union parties are expected to announce their backing for more powers for Scotland, as a new poll puts the rival independence campaigns almost neck and neck.
Nicotine refill cartridges for electronic cigarettes could poison young children, warn doctors.
How a wildlife photographer with Down's syndrome sees the world
Mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and greater protection for funding, says England's chief medical officer.
Costumed street performers in New York have staged a protest against a proposed law which will mean licensing, background checks and other regulations for them.
England's win over Switzerland came as relief for Roy Hodgson, but the defence is still a worry, says Phil McNulty.
The future of the NHS in Scotland has been a major issue in the Scottish Independence Referendum campaigns.
A bomb has exploded in a shopping centre in the Chilean capital, Santiago, injuring eight people, three of them seriously.
Prince William says he and his wife Catherine are "thrilled" at the fact they are expecting their second child.
Andrew North joins rescue workers in Pakistan who are still searching for people trapped after a week of damaging floods.