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Urgent repairs are to be carried on Britain's most famous clock tower at a cost of £29m.
Royal Bank of Scotland reports a £469m loss for July to September amid continuing "legacy issues".
Former minister Iain Duncan Smith calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be reversed to help low-paid workers.
The UK should keep "options open" over Brexit, Tony Blair says, including a possible second referendum.
Leaders of a militia who took over a wildlife refuge in Oregon are cleared, in a surprise verdict.
Celtic captain Scott Brown is likely to reverse his decision to quit international football in time to play against England.
A Japanese rail company causes anger by telling commuters that doing make-up on the train is "ugly to see".
Nissan boosting production at its Sunderland plant and hospital debt collectors targeting overseas patients make Friday's front pages.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will clean up his language after God gave him an ultimatum.
Nato is not seeking confrontation with Russia despite deploying 4,000 troops to eastern Europe, the alliance's chief tells the BBC.
With just 11 days to go until election day, Donald Trump's sheets come under scrutiny, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama have a love-in and Gary Johnson denies being a dummy.
The child sex abuse inquiry dropped an investigation of its most senior lawyer despite a disclosure of alleged sexual assault.
After a long campaign, it's less than two weeks before millions of Americans cast their votes. But turnout could be as low as 50%. Why do so few people vote?
Gretchen and Tom are engaged. But she's voting for Clinton and he's voting for Trump.
A rise in hate crime against the UK's Polish community is making some of them think about leaving the country as a result.
With many governments looking to move away from burning fossil fuels how close is the world to generating all its electricity from renewable energy?
Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai by English photographer William Saunders go on show in London in first public exhibition devoted to his work.
Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence's plane skids off a runway on landing in New York.
Photographer Abid Bhat documents the story of 14-year-old Insha Mushtaq, who lost vision in both her eyes after being hit by pellets in Indian-administered Kashmir.
John Sudworth investigates the role of the state in China's family policy a year on from the end of the one-child rule.