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The reinvention of ex-Catatonia singer Cerys Matthews
Why are people not going on as many trips?
The 250,000 Belgians who didn't leave a trace
Hit Turkish YouTube comedy made by locals against slum demolition
Life in a razed Gaza neighbourhood
Plans for what could be the highest wind turbines in England and Wales are submitted in Teesside.
A hurricane will hit the southern end of Mexico's Baja California peninsula in the coming hours, the United States National Hurricane Centre says.
The newspapers focus on the aftermath of the killing of British aid worker David Haines by jihadists - and the threat to the life of another UK hostage.
Restoring dignity to former prisoners of Iraq's Abu Ghraib
Thousands of inmates are sexually abused in prisons in England and Wales each year, according to research for the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy misses out on the £6m FedEx Cup prize as Billy Horschel wins the Tour Championship and overall title.
There was a record fall in the number of people available to fill permanent job vacancies in Scotland last month, a survey suggests.
Scottish retailers report a healthy increase in the number of people hitting the shops during August.
Director Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Haider gives William Shakespeare's Hamlet a Bollywood twist.
The National Housing Federation says first time buyers need 10 times the deposit they did in the 1980s making home ownership an exclusive members' club.
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves the wellbeing of commuters, a study suggests.
Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.
Retailer Phones 4U has fallen into administration putting 5,596 jobs at risk.
Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.