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Renewed fears over growth in China hit European markets, with the main indexes falling sharply in early trade.
The Electoral Commission recommends changing the question for the EU referendum, saying the existing wording could be seen as biased.
Cyclists in London are being invited to swap places with lorry drivers to see how difficult it can be to spot them on the road.
The national sperm bank hopes a recruitment drive will boost the number of donors after it emerges only nine men are registered a year after it opened.
Hundreds of migrants protest outside a major railway station in Budapest after police seal off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
More than 100 people in pantomime animal costumes break a world record.
Football 404: David de Gea's Real Madrid deal in memes
A second foreign suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, the Thai PM says.
Everton sign defender Ramiro Funes Mori from Argentine club River Plate for £9.5m on a five-year deal.
Thousands of pages detailing Hillary Clinton's emails while US secretary of state are released, including many censored after being deemed classified.
A fund set up by a man who died in his first triathlon race exceeds his £300 target figure by more than £12,000.
Ireland's 2014 player of the year Andrew Trimble is left out of coach Joe Schmidt's squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
The BBC's new political editor Laura Kuenssberg takes up her post at what she says is a fascinating time in British politics.
Employers who do not pay workers the national minimum wage and the National Living Wage will face tougher penalties under plans outlined by the government.
Images then and now of much-loved but doomed Hotel Okura
Thefts of bees are increasing as their population decreases due to environmental change and disease.
West Ham sign Alex Song on a season-long loan from Barcelona with the option of extending the deal for a further season.
A new method of applying insecticide to nets has proved 100% effective against certain resistant mosquitoes, an international study reports.
The Buddhist country of Bhutan has won plaudits for its approach to tackling climate change, says Matt McGrath.
Hundreds of migrants thought to be from Syria arrive German stations after being held for several hours at the Hungarian border.