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Nationalists tear down a statue of Lenin in the centre of Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, in a move supported by officials.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong defy fresh volleys of tear gas as authorities try to quell spreading unrest.
A crime prevention initiative involving the invisible marking of personal property is being extended to communities across Scotland.
The construction industry is "cautiously optimistic" about future prospects, a survey of the Scottish Building Federation's membership suggests.
It took Wallace Chan 13 years to invent a technique of his own: the Wallace Cut, a way of carving a human face into a precious stone.
Many adults in the UK are unaware of the risk factors for heart disease, according to a new poll.
American veteran Phil Mickelson openly questions the methods of his captain Tom Watson after Europe retain the Ryder Cup.
Nationalist protesters tear down a statue of Lenin in the centre of Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, with officials backing its removal.
Two people are killed and 18 others injured as a "monster truck" ploughs into onlookers at a motor show in the Netherlands.
Hong Kong police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters near the government complex, after a week of escalating tensions.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says he said sorry to his team-mates after being sent off against West Ham.
Indian PM Narendra Modi gets a rapturous welcome from thousands of Indian-Americans at New York's Madison Square Garden, on his visit to the US.
World number one Rory McIlroy praises captain Paul McGinley after Europe claim Ryder Cup victory at Gleneagles.
France's far-right National Front party wins its first ever Senate seats, with right-wing parties looking set to take control of the upper house.
US singer Meghan Trainor becomes the first act to enter the UK top 40 based purely on streams of her music with her hit All About The Bass.
Keegan Bradley's concession to Jamie Donaldson lacked excitement but there was still romance in Europe's Ryder Cup win over the USA.
Family of murdered school teacher Ann Maguire speak for first time about her death ahead of a memorial service for her on Monday.
The Welsh poet and author Dannie Abse has died aged 91, his literary agent confirms.
A vigil for a man held hostage in Syria is held in his hometown of Eccles, Salford.