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Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davies is awarded best film by the Toronto Film Critics Association and best actor for Oscar Isaac.
Nirvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel are among the acts set to be inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
Former Tottenham manager George Graham questions Fabio Capello's credentials to become Spurs boss.
Former AC Milan and Rangers midfielder Gennaro Gattuso is being investigated for match fixing, Associated Press reports.
Fresh gunfire is heard overnight in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, a day after government said it quashed an attempted coup.
A Comic Relief sketch starring Rowan Atkinson as a fictional Archbishop of Canterbury is the most complained-about TV moment of the year so far, according to Ofcom.
Chinese investors have limited options where to put their money, but they have been attracted to Bitcoin by the skyrocketing returns.
Islamist protesters killed a taxi driver who tried to drive through a demonstration in northern Egypt, officials say.
Members of the German parliament in Berlin confirm Angela Merkel as chancellor for a third term, at the head of a grand coalition.
England captain Alastair Cook says his team were "outskilled" by a "ruthless" Australia team as they lost the Ashes in Perth.
People born in the 1960s and 1970s will only be wealthier than the previous generation in retirement if they inherit money, the Institute for Fiscal Studies says.
Australia's budget deficit may last for a decade if urgent "remedial action" is not taken to improve the country's finances, its government warns.
The world should be paying more attention to the threat from al-Qaeda in sub-Saharan Africa, General Sir David Richards warns.
Six people are arrested following a deadly clash in China's restive western region of Xinjiang, officials say.
McLaren chairman Ron Dennis says he would have no problem if Fernando Alonso rejoined the Formula 1 team.
Australia regain the Ashes after beating England by 150 runs in Perth, despite a maiden Test century by Ben Stokes.
North Korea is marking the second anniversary of its former leader's death, in the wake of a dramatic political purge.
Thousands of people have gone without food for days as sectarian violence hampers humanitarian aid in the Central African Republic.
North Korea is marking the second anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong-il, days after the dramatic purge of a top-level official.
A majority of concert-goers say that booking fees and added costs for tickets are too expensive and any extra charges should be revealed up front.