Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.
At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in California.
Ed Miliband says that Labour would replace the House of Lords with an elected senate if the party won the general election in May 2015.
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.
Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.
A man dies after being shot at a food store in Manchester, which prompts a murder investigation by police.
A judge in the US state of Maine has given a nurse recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa a green light to go where she pleases.
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall complete the final day of their tour of Colombia with a visit to the walled city of Cartagena.
Fiona Woolf resigns as chair of the child abuse inquiry
It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animated film.
A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.
The inspiration behind one of the world's best loved children's stories has been told in the run-up to its 100-year anniversary.
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.
It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.
The SpaceShipTwo crash is a tragedy that will prompt serious reflection but commercial space ventures are unlikely to be deterred, the BBC's Jonathan Amos says.
The UK has signed up to limited strategic military action in Iraq against Islamic State - and there are questions over its ability to do much more, says Jonathan Marcus.
People may not like paying tax. But what is even less popular is the thought they have no choice while others have much more control over their tax bill, says the BBC's Sebastian Chrispin.
It has been one year since TV cameras started rolling in the Court of Appeal. But what has happened since? Legal Correspondent Clive Coleman investigates.
As peace talks between the Colombian government and Farc rebels enter their third year, Vanessa Buschschluter asks what a peaceful Colombia would look like.
BBC News looks at how the battle against Ebola has become a political football - in 60 seconds.
The test flight crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft and Fiona Woolf's resignation as abuse inquiry head make headlines.
A fashion designer from London creates a 'poppy hijab' to commemorate the centenary of the first Muslim soldier being awarded the Victoria Cross and to give Muslim women a new way to mark Remembrance Day.
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.
Andy Murray's 11-match winning run comes to an end with defeat by Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.