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Anna Holligan reports from the Dutch city of Groningen as a Dutch supermarket chain launches a new range of products made from edible insects.
Hundreds of Egyptians have been barred from entering Libya through Tripoli airport, it was revealed on Saturday.
Carlisle council backtracks after claims its plans to burn an effigy of Mary, Queen of Scots are insensitive.
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a Wrexham man who attended an event at a skate park in Shropshire.
Huge crowds turn out to see the Tower of London poppy garden despite warnings to stay away until after half-term and to avoid a Tube station closure.
An attack on a 25-year-old man in north Belfast is being treated as attempted murder by police.
A payday lending firm that appears to offer pocket money advances to children has opened in north London.
Criminals could steal large amounts of money using a mobile phone, because of a glitch in Visa's contactless credit cards, researchers say.
Militants from Islamic State (IS) have killed at least 50 members of an Iraqi tribe in western Anbar province, officials and tribal leaders say.
The mother of murdered schoolgirl April Jones will pay tribute to her daughter at a Christmas carol service for families of other missing people.
At least seven police officers have been killed in an ambush by local tribesmen during a security operation in northern Kenya, reports say.
Two men killed in an explosion and blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford are identified as a 41-year-old employee and a 57-year-old customer.
Rescue teams searching for bodies after a deadly landslide on a Sri Lankan tea plantation have revised the numbers of missing or dead down to 38.
The government is urged to get an inquiry into historical child sex abuse moving quickly after Fiona Woolf stood down as its chairwoman.
A bushfire burning out of control in Australia's Blue Mountains has destroyed at least one house and threatens more, according to Australian media.
Bangladesh is hit by major power blackouts after a power line connecting the country to India's electricity grid failed, reports say.
Researchers in the US investigate whether the hum and rumble of urban life is what makes rhinos reluctant to breed in captivity.
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports from the Turkey-Syria border, as Peshmerga fighters head for the besieged city of Kobane hoping to defeat Islamic State.
Ed Miliband says that Labour would replace the House of Lords with an elected senate if the party won the general election in May 2015.
Egypt court sentences eight men to three years in prison for appearing in a video alleged to be of a gay marriage.