Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system will be called Windows 10, and that it will reintroduce the Start Menu.
September is likely to go down as the driest since records began over a century ago in 1910, according to provisional figures released by the Met Office.
Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of sex offences.
The Welsh NHS is to get an extra £425m to spend over the next two years, Finance Minister Jane Hutt announces.
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has made a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN says.
Thomas Muller scores a penalty as Bayern Munich beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 at an empty stadium in the Champions League.
Armed police are involved in a stand-off with a man in North Shields who witnesses say was waving a gun.
The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown calls for 100,000 Scots to sign a petition urging Westminster to keep devolution promises.
"Quickie" divorce cases taken out in courts in England and Wales by 180 Italian couples are declared void after a widespread fraud was uncovered.
Trains on a railway line out of Birmingham are stopped due to a fire involving 200 tons of metal in Smethwick.
Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with the state-controlled Nacion Fideicomisos bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.
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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan held out an olive branch to the teaching profession in England with the promise to reduce their workload.
The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment.
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.
The two nuns who died in a collision involving an unmarked police vehicle in County Down were Sister Marie Duddy and Sister Frances Forde.