BBC World Service
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How Quebec voted twice on independence, and may again
A second man is arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the disappearance of west London schoolgirl Alice Gross.
Economy at heart of Brazil's presidential election battle
The other side of major football tournaments
Time-lapse footage of a large dust storm in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday.
UK Chancellor George Osborne promises a timetable for further Scottish devolution on the day a poll suggests a narrow lead for the pro-independence side.
France's far-right National Front party is dangerously close to winning power in the country, Prime Minister Manuel Valls warns.
Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win her sixth US Open and 18th Grand Slam title.
Gordon Strachan believed his Scotland side were going to beat the world champions before Germany claimed victory.
Protests have taken place at the French port of Calais over the continuing influx of migrants trying to reach the UK.
US President Barack Obama is to set out his "game plan" against Islamic State militants this week, saying "we will defeat them".
Why Asiatic lions are dying in dozens
Question that haunts MH370 families six months on
Seven Afghan men are sentenced to death following a gang rape case that has sparked national outrage.
Scotland lose their opening Euro 2016 qualifier to Germany as Thomas Muller's double secures a win for the world champions.
Sir Bruce Forsyth takes part in a special routine on Sunday's Strictly Come Dancing to mark his departure as one of the show's main hosts.