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The Queen tells competitors in the Invictus Games she has been "deeply moved by your courage, determination and talent".
Manchester should be given income-tax raising powers and complete control of spending within five years, a think tank has said.
Restoring dignity to former prisoners of Iraq's Abu Ghraib
The photographer who rejected racism in the American south
Thousands of inmates are sexually abused in prisons in England and Wales each year, according to research for the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy misses out on the £6m FedEx Cup prize as Billy Horschel wins the Tour Championship and overall title.
Glenn Campbell on Scotland's EU membership
There was a record fall in the number of people available to fill permanent job vacancies in Scotland last month, a survey suggests.
Scottish retailers report a healthy increase in the number of people hitting the shops during August.
Director Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Haider gives William Shakespeare's Hamlet a Bollywood twist.
The National Housing Federation says first time buyers need 10 times the deposit they did in the 1980s making home ownership an exclusive members' club.
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves the wellbeing of commuters, a study suggests.
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the British code breaker, wins the People’s Choice award at Toronto Film Festival.
Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.
AC Milan edge a thriller with Parma in a match that saw two sendings off, an outrageous own goal and a sublime back-heel finish.
Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.
Action against Islamic State militants in Syria should include the country's government, says Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad.
Which duo are the Premier League's Lennon and McCartney? Who was "mesmerising"? Find out who made Garth's team of the week.
Several Arab countries offer to take part in air strikes against Islamic State militants if approved by the Iraqi government, US officials say.