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Both the US and Iran say they are confident of reaching a deal over Tehran's nuclear programme despite the failure of the latest round of talks.
A report into the killing of Fusilier Lee Rigby is set to criticise MI5 over its monitoring of one of the killers, but will add that the security service could not have prevented his death, the BBC understands.
Juncker no confidence vote fails to gain traction
The piano featured in the classic World War Two drama Casablanca sells for $2.9m at Bonhams Auction House in New York.
A grand jury reaches a decision over whether to charge a police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says his family.
England defender Nathaniel Clyne scores late on to deny Aston Villa a win and rescue a point for Southampton.
A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.
Many children were among a crowd watching a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber struck killing at least 50.
And still plenty of obstacles to a final Iran nuclear accord
Families of the victims of a deadly attack on a bus in Kenya last week have travelled to Nairobi to collect the bodies of the deceased.
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military.
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.
The fatal shooting by US police of a 12-year-old boy brandishing a replica gun in a playground prompts calls for the guns to be more clearly marked.
The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says his injury troubles are making him stronger and he will be back "soon enough".
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.
A 12-year-old boy has died after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, while carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.
Chuck Hagel has resigned as US defence secretary after less than two years in the post, following a series of meetings with President Barack Obama.