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Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev is banned for seven matches for "using abusive language of a racist nature".
John Cooper Clarke says Michael Gove was "right" to support the learning of poetry by rote.
An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.
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The Royal Navy's casualty ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone to help to tackle the Ebola crisis.
Giles Dilnot guides viewers towards some Westminster spirits they may want to investigate, or avoid, over Halloween.
BBC News looks at how the battle against Ebola has become a political football - in 60 seconds.
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.
Do not adjust your set, as the BBC fails to adjust a camera in the Edinburgh newsroom which has a mind of its own.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
MP Harriet Harman has worn a t-shirt with a feminist slogan to Prime Ministers questions. But what is the parliamentary dress code?
A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.
A photograph of a mother breastfeeding her premature baby has gone viral after it was deleted by Facebook.
The stars of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Interstellar praise its "ambition" at the film's European premiere.
Molten lava from a volcano erupting on Hawaii's Big Island has been flowing slowly across the island.
A single mother with one-year-old twins explains to BBC Breakfast how she needed a Danish sperm donor and how she plans to tell the girls about their conception.
The committee questions the UK Commissioner-designate Lord Hill
The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.