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Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
How one man's luck landed him a place in cinema history
Tips for a disability-friendly Halloween
What did Robbie's wife tell him to stop singing during labour?
A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.
The metal detectorists who are saving marriages
Ed Miliband will promise that a Labour government would grant cities and regions greater powers to improve bus services across England.
Sports Minister Helen Grant tells the inaugural Transforming Sport conference there is work to do to improve female participation.
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.
A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power under a transitional government, after a day of violent protests demanding he step down.
Lewis Hamilton says it would "suck" if he lost the world title as a result of the controversial final-race double points rule.
Lord Browne, author of The Glass Closet and former Chief Executive of BP, has hailed Apple CEO Tim Cook as "an important role model", after Mr Cook publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he was "proud to be gay".
A man is charged with the murder of Edward Gibson in west Belfast.
Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Countdown co-presenter Rachel Riley.
Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".
Cardiff City's billionaire owner Vincent Tan is among a group of investors backing a new MLS franchise, Los Angeles Football Club.
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa
The BBC's Africa correspondent Andrew Harding witnesses the arrival of the British ship RFA Argus carrying aid and supplies to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.