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Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions is fined £5m over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash over jobs, race and the Iraq War in a feisty first debate of the election campaign.
A man in his 70s has been arrested on suspicion of murdering schoolgirl Elsie Frost in Wakefield more than 50 years ago.
The decision not to prosecute Sir Cliff Richard over claims of historical sex offences is upheld by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Stars including Chris Evans, Joanna Lumley and Peter Gabriel pay tribute at a celebratory memorial service for Sir Terry Wogan.
The FA is investigating claims England boss Sam Allardyce used his role to negotiate a £400,000 deal and offer advice on how to bypass transfer rules.
An Islamist militant who destroyed ancient shrines in Timbuktu is jailed by an international court for nine years in the first case of its kind.
Loans should replace tuition fee grants and there should be more help with living costs for all Welsh students, a major review of university finance says.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are welcomed to a remote rainforest community on day three of their tour of western Canada.
German CDU politician Jenna Behrends sparks a furore about sexism after a male colleague called her a "sweet mouse".
Labour is to launch a taskforce to "transform early years provision" for all families while London Mayor Sadiq Khan tells the party it must focus on winning power.
The American series casts its first transgender child actor for a forthcoming episode called A Stereotypical Day.
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Hillary Clinton said she believes Donald Trump is 'hiding something' regarding his tax return.
People watching in Seattle react to the Clinton-Trump presidential debate.
The owners of Alton Towers theme park have been fined a record £5m for what was described as a "needless and avoidable crash".
Chris Evans pays tribute to Sir Terry Wogan at a celebratory memorial service.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a rainforest as part of their eight-day tour of Canada.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton disagree on the North American Free Trade Agreement - Nafta.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreed that the issue of cyber warfare had to be addressed.
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Asylum seekers - mainly Afghan and Pakistani men - leave Austria for Italy, but they face bleak conditions in the city of Udine, Bethany Bell reports.
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A legal case concerning the sale of video-streaming set-top boxes on which subscription content can be accessed for free begins on Tuesday.
Conservative MP Jake Berry has called for the Royal Yacht Britannia to be brought back into service to help the UK strike trade deals.
Abubakar Shekau, leader of Islamist group Boko Haram has once more released a video to reject reports that he had been killed. He has been reported dead five times already.
John McDonnell says independent forecasts suggest you need at least £10 an hour to live a decent life.
A selection of the winners and finalists in he ZSL Animal Photography Prize.
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A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Indian photographer Ronny Sen is awarded the second annual Getty Images Instagram grant for his work on a coal town in India where underground fires have burned for more than 100 years.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says the TUE system is "open to abuse" and athletes must not "push the boundaries of the rules".
The United States name Bubba Watson as Ryder Cup vice-captain, plus both teams will pay their respects to golf great Arnold Palmer on Friday.
Dan Walker is joined by Dion Dublin and Mark Lawrenson to look ahead to Tuesday's Champions League games for Tottenham and Leicester.
Ninety-seven-year-old Mary has been writing to her friend Cathy every day for 77 years.
Women in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men who marry them. Should their treatment be classed as a form of domestic violence?
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has pleaded guilty to destroying sacred sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in the first case concerning cultural artefacts at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Photographer Jim Grover spent four hours making pictures of people on London's Westminster Bridge.
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The lucrative counterfeit drugs trade causes hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. Technology can help fight it, but are big pharma and governments doing enough?
A Japanese animated film has earned more than 10bn yen in just 28 days since its release. But what exactly is it about this film that has been drawing in the crowds?
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The social media campaign urging people to give their first new £5 note to charity
A profile of technology boss Matthew Prince, whose company Cloudflare protects four million websites, including those of banks, the Eurovision Song Contest, and many in the adult entertainment industry.
The Republican candidate appeared to use an unusual adverb in his debate against Hillary Clinton. Or did he?
The US media gives their verdict on who won the first debate, with most awarding victory to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Jessica Lussenhop in Washington DC looks at the how gender featured in the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
We asked African-American voters in Harlem what they made of the US presidential debate.
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Fact checking the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Huge interest in the first presidential debate was reflected in a phenomenal amount of discussion online.
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Donald Trump has said he does not believe that Hillary Clinton has the stamina to be US president.