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Bank to get extra powers on housing  (02 October 02:48 pm) 
The Bank of England is recommending that it takes on new powers to prevent a housing boom and bust, as suggested by the Chancellor, George Osborne
RAF Tornados bomb IS pickup truck  (02 October 02:48 pm) 
RAF jets conduct fresh strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, carrying out a precision bombing attack on an armed pickup truck.
Wonga to write off £220m in debts  (02 October 02:48 pm) 
Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks.
Venezuelan lawmaker Serra shot dead  (02 October 01:48 pm) 
A young politician with Venezuela\'s governing PSUV party, Robert Serra, is found shot dead at his home in Caracas alongside his partner.
Virgin Money announces float plan  (02 October 12:47 pm) 
Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson, announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.
Hundreds of GP practices risk closure  (02 October 01:47 pm) 
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the number of doctors reaching retirement age, GP leaders say.
Alice Gross post-mortem to resume  (02 October 12:47 pm) 
A post-mortem examination on the body of murdered 14-year-old Alice Gross will resume later.
The BBC\'s Adam Fleming visits Clacton as the campaigning for the by-election in the town enters its final week.
VIDEO: Warning over alcohol 'pre-loading'  (02 October 11:47 am) 
A leading accident and emergency doctor, Clifford Mann, has warned there\'s a \"dangerous epidemic\" of young people ending up in hospital, after getting drunk on cheap drinks before going out.
'Election starts here' - the papers  (02 October 11:47 am) 
The prime minister\'s speech to the Conservative Party conference, in which he promised tax cuts for 30 million Britons, leads most of Thursday\'s papers.
Dowager Duchess funeral to be held  (02 October 10:47 am) 
The funeral of Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, the last surviving Mitford sister, is to be held on the Chatsworth estate later.
Facebook apologises to drag queens  (02 October 10:47 am) 
Facebook has apologised to transgender and drag queen users whose accounts were deleted for violating its policy on using \"real names\".
VIDEO: Hong Kong protests to dent economy?  (02 October 09:47 am) 
Hong Kong\'s pro-democracy street protests may deter some mainland Chinese from visiting the city during their \'Golden Week\' holiday.
Sharks can be 'social or solitary'  (02 October 09:47 am) 
A UK study finds that the most feared predators in the sea have individual personalities, which determine how readily they socialise.
Five Ebola cases per hour in S Leone  (02 October 01:47 pm) 
Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.
Young people 'lack workplace skills'  (02 October 07:31 am) 
Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.
Ebola fight hit by aid cuts, MPs warn  (02 October 07:31 am) 
Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have \"compromised the fight\" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.
Pimco investors withdraw record sum  (02 October 06:48 am) 
Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month.
UK universities slip down rankings  (02 October 05:49 am) 
Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.
Over 500 GP practices 'risk closure'  (02 October 05:49 am) 
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the ageing workforce, doctors\' leaders say.
Indian officials wield brooms against dirt  (02 October 05:49 am) 
India is set to launch a nationwide campaign to clean up the country on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, but many of the country\'s bureaucrats are not happy about it, writes the BBC\'s Geeta
Rio 2016 Olympics "are on track"  (02 October 05:49 am) 
The International Olympic Committee says it is satisfied with the progress made by Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
VIDEO: Smartphone beacons beckon you  (02 October 04:48 am) 
Click learns how to bend beacon technology to its bidding by turning a London Street into a musical wonderland.
'Election starts here' - front pages  (02 October 04:48 am) 
The prime minister\'s speech to the Conservative Party conference, in which he promised tax cuts for 30 million Britons, leads most of Thursday\'s papers.
VIDEO: How do PM's tax figures weigh up?  (02 October 04:48 am) 
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year\'s election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be