The chief counting officer defends the conduct of the Scottish referendum after allegations of vote rigging.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of missing schoolgirl Alice Gross have been carrying out a fingertip search in the canal in West London near to where she was last seen.
Head teachers say claims about poor behaviour in the classroom are contradicted by the inspection evidence and threaten to undermine recruitment.
Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.
Striking Air France pilots have rejected an offer by the airline aimed at resolving the dispute.
A report into alleged corruption at Fifa, football's world governing body, could lead to criminal charges, an MP believes.
Tesco has suspended four executives, including its UK managing director, after the supermarket overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
Rock legend Iggy Pop is to talk about the subject of free music in a capitalist society for this year's John Peel Lecture for BBC 6 Music.
Thousands of students in Hong Kong have converged on a university campus to begin a week-long boycott of classes.
Fifty-two people - most of them children - involved in a crash between a school bus and a car in County Tyrone were taken to hospital as a precaution, the ambulance service has said.
Ed Balls left an opponent with a bloodied eye in the annual party conference football match between Labour and political journalists.
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Russia is making plans to ensure state control over the country's internet traffic in a national emergency, Russian media report.
The first episode of the fifth series of costume drama Downton Abbey is watched by an average audience of 8.1m on ITV.
Labour is to reach out to supporters who voted for independence in last week's referendum, the party says.
Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the arrival of at least 130,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.
Fara Williams, the most capped England footballer of all time, says she was homeless for six years of her career.
Roger Federer will play in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League after Rafael Nadal withdraws to focus on 2015.
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