Germany's industry shrank by far more than expected in August, adding to the growing picture of a struggling economy.
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Samsung Electronics forecasts a 60% fall in third-quarter operating profit, missing estimates, because of slowing smartphone sales.
A senior banker from a UK bank admits conspiracy to defraud over manipulating the key Libor inter-bank lending rate.
The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics is won by trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LED).
A temporary roof is being installed on Glasgow's School of Art's fire-damaged Mackintosh building to keep it dry over the winter.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says ex-coach Andy Flower "was always trying to find ways to get rid of me".
David de Gea says he considered leaving Manchester United because of the criticism he received early on at the club.
The Lib Dem leadership appear to be heading for a showdown with party members over their plans to back airport expansion at Gatwick.
A mobile hospital ship is been launched on Lake Victoria, bringing medical care to the residents of the area's 3,000 islands.
Civilians flee the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as Islamic State militants take three districts after street fighting with Syrian Kurds.
Emergency services are at Dublin Airport after the wingtips of two Ryanair planes hit each other on a taxi-way off the runway.
The government of Myanmar says it is releasing more than 3,000 prisoners for the sake of "peace and stability".
US stage star Marian Seldes, famed for a record-breaking four-year run of performances, dies in New York at the age of 86.
China is hit by the worst outbreak of dengue fever in 20 years, say state media, as six people die in Guangdong province and 21,000 are infected.
At least four Indian civilians are wounded as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region a day after nine civilians were killed.
Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto says it rejected a takeover bid by rival firm Glencore in August.
Former Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion boss Roberto Di Matteo is appointed as the new manager of German club Schalke.
Turner Broadcasting, the parent company of news channel CNN, announces plans to cut nearly 1,500 jobs, about 10% of its total workforce.
Hong Kong student leaders agree to hold formal talks with the government after a week of protests, which are still blocking parts of the city.