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- Colombian Farc in civilian admission Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:43:07 GMT
- Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".
- Mass graves found in western Iraq Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:29:32 GMT
- Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.
- Accused manhunt killer Frein charged Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:59:56 GMT
- A Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer before leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt is charged with murder.
- Woolf 'unsuitable' say victim groups Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:43:00 GMT
- Victims' groups tell Home Office officials they are "unanimous" in their view that the head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse should resign.
- Two missing after fireworks blaze Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:41:18 GMT
- Two people are missing and a man has been arrested after a major blaze at a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people in hospital.
- Warmest UK Halloween on record Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:11:49 GMT
- 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.
- Labour win police commissioner poll Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:03:45 GMT
- Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.
- Day in pictures: 30 October Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:25:12 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 30 October
- Day in pictures: 29 October Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:07:03 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 29 October
- Day in pictures: 28 October Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:03:14 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 28 October
- Bolshoi behind bars Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:44:58 GMT
- Costumes on show at a former prison
- Day in pictures: 27 October Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:59:55 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 27 October
- Week in pictures: 18-24 October 2014 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:02:34 GMT
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- Day in pictures: 23 October Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:21 GMT
- 24 hours of news images: 23 October
- Your pictures: Steps Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:11:23 GMT
- Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"