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Paris climate deal 'more likely'

Global leaders are to gather for a UN global warming summit in Paris, with the shadow cast by the recent attacks expected to boost chances of a deal.

Fallon warns of Paris-style attack risk
A Paris-style attack could "easily" happen in UK cities, says Defence Secretary Michael Fallon as he steps up efforts to win MPs' backing for air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Syria.

Fury stuns Klitschko for world title
Britain's Tyson Fury is world heavyweight boxing champion as he beats Wladimir Klitschko on a unanimous points decision.

Gun suspect said 'no more baby parts'
The suspect in a deadly gun attack on a Colorado family planning clinic said "no more baby parts" during his arrest, US media report.

Council tax 'to cost £200 more by 2020'
The Local Government Association estimates council tax rises in England up until 2020, but says local authorities will still face a combined shortfall of £6.8bn.

Solar cuts 'threat to hundreds of jobs'
Hundreds of solar power jobs have been lost owing to planned cuts to subsidies, according to a survey that suggests thousands more jobs could be at risk industry-wide.

Turkish PM vows to find lawyer's killers
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu pledges to bring to justice the killers of pro-Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci, as unrest breaks out in Istanbul.

Davis Cup far from over - Murray
British number one Andy Murray expects a serious challenge from Belgium's David Goffin in Sunday's Davis Cup final finale.

Russia announces Turkey sanctions
Russia announces a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.

Stranded migrants battle riot police
Clashes between riot police and migrants angry at being prevented by a new fence from entering Macedonia from Greece leave up to 40 people injured.

Clutha tribute on crash anniversary
The Glasgow pub where 10 people died after a police helicopter crashed through its roof is to pay tribute two years on from the tragedy.

Prince Harry tumbles from polo pony
Prince Harry has a dramatic fall from his polo pony during a match in South Africa in aid of his charity Sentebale.

VIDEO: Canadian PM makes Queen 'feel old'
The Queen has joked that she was made to feel old by the new Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, after he spoke of her historic visits to Canada.

VIDEO: 'I'm glad that Grant Shapps resigned'
Ray Johnson, father of Elliott Johnson, has welcomed the resignation of Grant Shapps amid claims he failed to act on allegations of bullying.

VIDEO: Dashboard camera catches near miss
Three people in Connecticut have a narrow escape after a car careens out of control and smashes into the vehicle next to them.

VIDEO: Is there a 'hidden chamber' in King Tut's tomb?
The BBC's Orla Guerin reports from King Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor in Egypt as speculation mounts about a hidden chamber inside.

VIDEO: Caught on camera: Battle where lawyer is killed
A leading pro-Kurdish lawyer has been shot dead in south-eastern Turkey during a gun battle between police and unidentified gunmen.

VIDEO: Half a million lights set Christmas tree record
An Australian man has set a new world record for the most lights on an artificial Christmas tree.

VIDEO: Crowds gather for Stop The War demo
Actor Mark Rylance joins Stop The War protesters in London and explains his opposition to air strikes in Syria.

VIDEO: Amina Sboui on her topless photo
Tunisian feminist Amina Sboui looks back on the topless photo that made her famous and explains why she decided to publish an such an incendiary image.

Pressure over 'Tatler Tory' scandal
The resignation of International Development Minister Grant Shapps amid claims he failed to act on allegations of bullying leads some Sunday newspapers.