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Australia marks Anzac centenary

Thousands gather in the Australian town of Albany to mark the centenary of the departure of the first Anzac troops in World War One.

Meulensteen criticises Rodgers

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is paying the price for not investing in his backroom staff, says Rene Meulensteen.

Space project continues - Branson

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.

VIDEO: Ebola carers 'face discrimination'

An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.

VIDEO: Peshmerga fighters 'in Kobane'

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State.

Funeral of murdered SA footballer

Tens of thousands of mourners are expected to attend the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban.

Power struggle in Burkina Faso

A split emerges within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Campaore.

Uruguay registers cannabis growers

The Uruguayan government announces the start of registration for licensed cannabis growers as part of its plan to legalise the drug.

Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim

Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.

UK travellers warned of terror threat

The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.

Mexico orders release of US marine

A US marine imprisoned in Mexico for driving a vehicle loaded with firearms across the border is released after eight months.

Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.

The blind man leading the blind orchestra

The blind maestro leading an all-blind orchestra

VIDEO: The right to kiss in India?

Thousands pledge to defy India's 'moral police'

Are Corsica's days of militants and the mafia over?

Are Corsica's days of the mafia and militants over?

Love to Patrick

The official who enraged his boss by sending 'Love to Patrick'

VIDEO: 'Crowds demand general steps down'

Protesters in Burkina Faso are demanding that President Compaore's replacement Gen Traore step down, reports Laeila Adjovi from Ougadougou.

US shares close at record levels

The Dow and S&P 500 close at record levels, helped by a surprise move by the Bank of Japan to boost its stimulus measures.

The rise and fall of Blaise Compaore

How Burkina Faso's leader sparked his own fall from power

Iraqi Kurds 'in Kobane to fight IS'

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State militants.

Hamilton top in second US practice

Lewis Hamilton narrowly edges Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg to fastest time in second practice at the US Grand Prix.

Djokovic ends Murray's winning run

Andy Murray's 11-match winning run comes to an end with defeat by Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.

Quarantine victory for US Ebola nurse

A judge in the US rules in favour of a nurse fighting a state quarantine order issued because she treated Ebola patients in West Africa.

Reduced EU sea mission set to go

The EU is to launch a limited operation in the Mediterranean to help Italy stem the flow of migrants from North Africa.

UN chief defends Ebola aid workers

UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".

Kenyan Jeptoo fails doping test

Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo becomes the latest athlete from Kenya to fail a doping test, the country's athletics body confirm.

Pompeii relic returned 50 years on

A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.

IPCC keen to avoid old ghosts

Climate talks stalked by the spectre of the past

Jeers for accused US police killer

Local residents jeer and shout abuse at a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and eluding authorities on a weeks-long manhunt.

Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.

BBC refuses to make Top Gear apology

The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.

VIDEO: Costa Rica issues volcano warning

Costa Rica has issued an emergency alert after the eruption of Turrialba volcano in the centre of the country.

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.

China makes 'biggest cash haul'

Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.

Harris loses conviction appeal bid

Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.

French radio station catches fire

A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Hungary scraps controversial web tax

Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.

Eurozone inflation edges up to 0.4%

Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off.

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%

Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.

Mass graves found in western Iraq

Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.

Blurred Lines dispute to go to trial

A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.

BOJ boosts monetary stimulus measure

Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy.

Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

Brazil football club to open cemetery

Brazilian football club Corinthians is to open a cemetery for supporters who want to be buried close to their favourite players.

VIDEO: Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the European Union.

Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas

Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.

The volunteers ready to fight Ebola

The health workers volunteering to fight Ebola

Ukraine's 'cyborg' defenders at Donetsk airport

Where Ukraine's battle goes on despite ceasefire

Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.

Colombian Farc in civilian admission

Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".

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