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Dame Sarah Storey and Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall win golds for GB at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships.
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
Millions of invading zebra mussels are playing havoc with England's drinking water - but what can be done to stop the spread of these foreign invaders?
Struggling businesses are not getting the help they need from councils, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) says.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
Track all of the confirmed signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across Europe.
The speed and scale of house-building in Cornwall is being branded "an invasion" by rural activists.
The Ulster Unionist Party has said the current budget used by the Northern Ireland Executive is untenable and a new one is required.
Rare earths and a nuclear pact on the agenda as Indian PM Narendra Modi meets Japan's leader, on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force
A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.
Police in New Zealand are hunting for a man who shot two people dead and injured a third at an unemployment office.
Negotiations between the Tories and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamic extremists.
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.
The man behind the sound effects of Dylan's Under Milk Wood
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
The War Horse Ride - commemorating the part played by British and French cavalry during World War One - is due to end in the French town of Nery.