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MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.
Politicians are often asked if they will stand down, and when they do it is important they get the statement and its timing right.
Union leaders accept the first Wales-only pay deal offered to NHS staff.
Gordon D'Arcy & Rory Best are picked for Ireland's Australia Test in the only changes from the win over South Africa.
The three-year-old Afghan girl raped and left for dead
A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols
What sort of king will Charles be?
Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.
The Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice has rejected the UK's challenge to its cap on bankers' bonuses.
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
Geoff Cross, Johnnie Beattie, Sean Lamont and Tim Visser come into the Scotland team for Saturday's Test against Tonga.
Rory McIlroy shares the first-round lead with Shane Lowry at six under in the World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Two serving officers and a former colleague appear in court accused of stealing a total of £30,000 following a police raid.
BBC presenter Jeremy Vine receives a ticking off from police for speeding on his bicycle in Hyde Park.
Lewis Hamilton insists he is feeling no pressure ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend.
David Cameron says he is the only leader offering English votes for English laws, in heated exchanges at the Commons Liaison Committee.
24 hours of news images: 20 November
There's no law against Moon litter.
US TV network NBC scraps a proposed Bill Cosby project after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.