The US and five Arab countries have begun airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.
David Cameron is to become the first British Prime Minister to meet an Iranian President since 1979 in a historic encounter in New York.
Ed Miliband is expected to use his Labour conference speech to unveil his 10-year plan to bolster the health service and rebuild Britain.
A rare woolly mammoth skeleton is being offered for sale in what could be the first auction of its kind in Britain.
A kidnapped Frenchman has appeared in a video, saying he is being held by an Algeria-based Islamic State splinter group.
Starbucks have marked the impending arrival of autumn by producing a 'Dark Barrel' Latte, which has been compared to drinking Guinness.
Rihanna and Kim Kardashian have reportedly been targeted in the second hacking-related leak of nude photos in less than a month.
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