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Paul Adams reports from the Syrian-Turkish border where thousands of refugees are attempting to reach safety.
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on how the Chinese media are reporting on the protests in Hong Kong
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
Jude Currie is a 12-year-old boy from Cobham in Surrey with a rather unusual hobby
Michael Gove says Mark Reckless "assured me and others repeatedly that he was not going to defect" to UKIP.
Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?
Readers' photos on the theme of "amateur sport"
The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank.
A man is found guilty of killing his 84-year-old grandfather after a row over the alleged historical sex abuse of a relative.
England's players are suffering because they are not trusted to behave like grown-ups, according to Rio Ferdinand.
The tax cuts being proposed by David Cameron would cost around £7.2bn, the Treasury has said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.
The family of a missing 15-year-old girl who is feared to have travelled to Syria make an appeal for her return.
A motorbike racer loses her fight for life after a crash on a hairpin bend at a track in west Wales.
Specialist armed police officers in Scotland will in future only be deployed to firearms incidents or where there is a threat to life.
Broadcaster and musician Sheila Tracy, who was the first woman to read the news on BBC Radio 4 and presented shows on Radio 2, dies.
News images from around the world: 1 October
The EU Commissioner-designate for financial services, Britain's Lord Hill, tells MEPs he will not act for the City of London but for the whole EU.
Dennis Kimetto receives a hero's welcome on returning to Kenya after his world record-breaking run at the Berlin Marathon.