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Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq say they are regaining ground against the forces of Islamic State in the area.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together head Alistair Darling clash on issues ranging from currency to oil in the last TV debate ahead of the referendum.
Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling meet in Glasgow for the second Scottish referendum debate.
A US Army soldier barricaded herself inside an office on a Virginia base before shooting herself in the head, the military says.
Prisoners who began a riot in the Brazilian city of Cascavel on Sunday agree to end the unrest, in which they killed four fellow inmates.
Amazon buys video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m (£585m), surprising many after rumours emerged earlier this year that Google's YouTube was in final stages to purchase the firm.
The family of the US journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week make public a letter they say he sent while in captivity, via a fellow hostage.
The family of William Pooley, who contracted Ebola while working as a nurse in Sierra Leone, says he is receiving "excellent care" at a London hospital.
Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers cross into Cameroon following fierce fighting with Boko Haram militants, but Nigeria denies they fled.
Thirteen people suspected of being illegal immigrants have been discovered in the back of a lorry in Kent, emergency services say.
Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love is voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2.
Chelsea captain John Terry has paid tribute to Lord Attenborough, the club's life president, who has died at the age of 90.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, many of whom did not know him personally.
At least nine people have been killed and and dozens wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.
Syria's foreign minister offers to help the US fight the Islamic State militant group, which has seized swathes of land in Iraq and Syria.
LG announces it is about to become the first firm to sell TVs offering both OLED and 4K technologies to the public.
Deadly 60's Steve Backshall has revealed he will be a contestant on this year's Strictly Come Dancing.
Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to put a robot on a comet in November, has identified five potential sites for the touchdown.
The BBC's Scotland correspondent walks us through the venue and what to expect in the BBC's live televised referendum debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling.