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Travel disruption as storm hits UK

Rain and high winds are causing travel disruption, as the tail-end of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

Oscar Pistorius set for sentencing

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria to hear his sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Man walks again after transplant

A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.

More UK medics travel to Ebola area

About 100 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.

Total boss dies in Moscow air crash

Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died after his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.

Plan to jail armed muggers longer

Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.

Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.

Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Dominican-born US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

Hong Kong officials to meet students

Hong Kong officials are to meet student leaders for talks amid pro-democracy street protests that are now in their fourth week.

Fresh fighting in key Syrian town

Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.

Scans reveal cause of winter blues

Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

VIDEO: Man falls 60 feet into Alps crevasse

Matt Allum survived a fall at high speed into a 60ft crevasse in the French Alps, near Chamonix.

VIDEO: Surfing to fight depression

Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.

VIDEO: Halal lipstick launches in India

Religious women in India who want to wear make-up no longer have to struggle to find products that suit their faith.

VIDEO: Donetsk rocked by chemical plant blast

A powerful explosion at a chemical plant in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has reverberated across the city.

VIDEO: Gandalf offers pupils exam advice

On a visit to a school in Somerset, Sir Ian McKellen reprises his role of Gandalf the wizard to offer pupils an exam tip.

VIDEO: Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

VIDEO: Aberdeen up for 'most dismal town'

Aberdeen is among the nominees for the Carbuncle award, given to the "most dismal town in Scotland".

VIDEO: Fans in Pitt frenzy at Fury Premiere

The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury. Thousands of fans flocked to Leicester square to catch a glimpse of the Hollywood hero

Salisbury in 'top 10 world cities'

Salisbury is named as a "must-see" and one of the best cities in the world to visit next year by travel guide Lonely Planet.

Wildlife award for seal rescuer

A Shetland woman who has been caring for sick animals for more than 27 years is to receive a prestigious award.

Farewell Lynda, and paralysis 'cure' - the papers

The death of actress Lynda Bellingham from cancer features in Tuesday's papers, as does a pioneering technique being hailed as a "cure" for paralysis.

Man Utd's best display - Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are disappointed not to beat West Brom after their "best match of the season".

Woosnam 'deserves' Hall of Fame spot

It is impossible to fathom why Wales's Ian Woosnam is yet to be inducted in golf's Hall of Fame, writes Iain Carter.

Graham to lead England against Samoa

James Graham captains England in their Four Nations opener with Samoa on Saturday as Sean O'Loughlin is out injured.

Kobayashi's Caterham safety 'scare'

Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" about the safety of his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.

Navratilova slams ITF over Williams

Martina Navratilova slams the International Tennis Federation's "silence" after one of its members mocks the Williams sisters.

China growth slows to five-year low

China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.

VIDEO: Bringing internet to India's poorest

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.


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