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Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.
Apple reports third-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone models.
Daley Blind's late goal for Manchester United earns a point at West Brom as the visitors twice come from behind.
Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.
A man has been shot in both legs in an incident at Bog Meadows in west Belfast on Monday evening.
John Hammond explains how hurricanes can sometimes affect the UK weather.
Former EDL leader Tommy Robinson has to cancel an appearance at the Oxford Union as he is recalled to prison for responding to a Twitter death threat, his supporters say.
House movers, including Aidan Myles from Chorlton, faced delays after the Bank of England stopped an automated system that transfers billions of pounds between banks for much of the day.
The relationship between Kamui Kobayashi and his Caterham team suffered a breakdown of trust in Russia, says Andrew Benson.
The siblings of Oscar Pistorius,, Carl and Aimee Pistorius, speak of "twisted truths" in a television interview ahead of his sentencing on Tuesday.
How a Bondi Beach surf club is tackling depression
Thousands of NHS staff in Wales vote "overwhelmingly" to take strike action in a row over pay, Unison says.
A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found.
Celebrating success and defying stereotypes in 2014
Ed Miliband appoints former minister Pat McFadden to his frontbench team, where he will speak on European issues.
Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s.
Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski takes to Twitter to dismiss transfer speculation linking him with a £10m move to Tottenham.
Matt Allum survived a fall at high speed into a 60ft crevasse in the French Alps, near Chamonix.
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.