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As Scotland votes to stay in the UK Alex Salmond calls for the pledge of more devolved powers to be carried out, and David Cameron says the commitments will be honoured in full.
Shares rise in London after Scotland rejects independence, as a rally in the pound fades.
A JetBlue airlines A-320 flying over California has been forced to make an emergency landing when an engine problem caused smoke to enter the aircraft's cabin.
The Wallace Collection's Great Gallery, which contains paintings by masters including Rubens, Velazquez and Titian, reopens after a £5m refurbishment.
Businesses speak of 'relief' over Scotland's rejection of independence, and banks say they will no longer be shifting operations out of Scotland.
Wembley Stadium will host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020 while Cardiff misses out completely, Uefa confirms.
A Zimbabwean opposition politician is among at least 80 people who died when a church hostel in the Nigerian city of Lagos collapsed a week ago.
PM David Cameron says it is time for millions of voices in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be heard after Scotland votes to stay in the UK.
A three-day curfew begins in Sierra Leone to enable health workers to find and isolate cases of Ebola, but critics warn it will achieve little.
A Muslim academic opens a gay-friendly mosque in South Africa, despite receiving death threats and criticism from parts of the Muslim community.
Apple's new gadget the iPhone 6 has gone on sale around the world - but many customers have been queuing for days to get their hands on the new device
Catalonia's President Artur Mas says Scotland's independence referendum has "shown the way" for Catalonia, which will continue its bid to split from Spain.
A selection of striking news images from around the world
Turkey allows thousands of Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State to cross its southern border, as the militants close in on a strategic Syrian town.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was the surprise pacesetter ahead of Lewis Hamilton in first practice at the Singapore Grand Prix.
Google and Apple commit to encrypting users' data by default, to protect against hackers and the requests of law enforcement agencies.
A ruling on the 2018 and 2022 World Cups corruption probe will not be made until next spring, says Fifa's ethics chief.
President Hollande says France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, joining the US in military action against the group.
The 66-year-old actor - one of the original cast - will leave the show in Autumn 2015
China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.