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Of the 180,000 refugees and migrants who entered Germany in September, 140,000 passed through Hungary.
Britain's military capability to fight Islamic State militants is to be increased, pledges the prime minister, as Conservatives gather for the party conference in Manchester.
A senior priest at the Vatican has revealed he is gay, on the eve of a major meeting set to discuss the Catholic Church's teaching on family.
Police are investigating the cause of a bus crash in Coventry city centre on Saturday which left two people dead.
Israeli police ban Palestinians from entering Jerusalem's Old City after two Israelis were killed and three wounded in separate attacks.
At least 13 people have died after violent storms and flooding hit the French Riviera, including three elderly people who drowned in their retirement home.
The waterways that flow beneath London
President Obama promises a "full investigation" after suspected US air strikes on an MSF-run hospital kill at least 19 people in northern Afghanistan.
Tributes to former Labour chancellor Denis Healey
The Pope is to open a synod of bishops focusing on the Church's teachings on the family, a day after a senior Vatican priest came out as gay.
Voters in Portugal are heading to the polls in a general election seen as a referendum on four years of austerity under the centre-right government.
US President Barack Obama declares a state of emergency in South Carolina, as rainfall is set to trigger more flooding across the east coast.
Investigations are under way into the cause of a light aircraft crash in Essex in which two people died.
It is England's worst ever performance in a Rugby World Cup. What happened to four years of supposed development, asks Tom Fordyce.
An Austrian village is bristling with activity, as the World Beard and Moustache Championships get under way.
A new generation of Singaporean students is more ready to embrace risk as they search for satisfying careers, says Karishma Vaswani.
President Barack Obama says a majority of Americans want greater regulation of firearms, but the Republican Congress has its own political reality.
The app that made people furious, and other trends of the week
Images from Dunhuang, a city on the old Silk Road
Has Narendra Modi's foreign policy bubble burst?