David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the European Union by 1 December, condemning it as "appalling".
Millions of doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.
Firefighters in England are to strike for four days from 31 October in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union says.
Wales now has a "window of opportunity" to rebalance wealth and power in the UK, Plaid Cymru's leader is expected to tell her party's conference.
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
The global Jewish community is being encouraged to observe the Sabbath a little more strictly from sunset on Friday.
A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
Graham Satchell looks at whether train companies should speak more or less frequently during railway journeys.
England's newest cricket star Moeen Ali speaks to the BBC about his sport and his religion.
A police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard has been described as inept by a group of MPs.
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
A spider has unexpectedly appeared on camera as Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was being interviewed about the latest GDP figures.
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.
With Luis Suarez in line to make his Barcelona debut in El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday, BBC Sport looks back at five of his best Premier League goals for Liverpool.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says striker Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club against Real Madrid on Saturday.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Towie star Mark Wright and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Karen Hauer.
Full-back Sam Tomkins says it is down to the players to perform and ensure that England win the Four Nations.
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.