Clacton-on-Sea's MP Douglas Carswell resigned from the Conservative party to join UKIP, triggering a by-election nine months before the next general election.
Who is this former Tory backbencher and what does he stand for?
Russia has "backed, trained, armed, financed" separatist rebels throughout their campaign, Barack Obama has said.
The American President said he was looking at further sanctions against Russia for their alleged involvement with rebels fighting around the city of Donetsk.
The warning came as pro-Russian rebels seized the coastal town of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine and are planning to move up the coast towards Mariupol.
Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in hospital after she received emergency medial care, her daughter has said.
Melissa Rivers made the announcement in a statement and thanked "everyone for their overwhelming love and support" for her mother.
The 81-year-old was in a "critical condition" after she was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York when she stopped breathing during a procedure at Yorkville Endoscopy.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married in France on Saturday, a spokesperson for the couple has said.
The Hollywood couple wed in a small chapel in a private non-denominational civil ceremony with by family and friends.
Richard Arnold goes behind the scenes of The X Factor auditions to chat to returning judge Cheryl and new signing - Mel B.
The X Factor returns to ITV on Saturday night at 8pm.
To celebrate the return of The X Factor on Saturday night, 2004 runners-up G4 join us to chat about being on the very first series, and what life has been like since the show.
In July, the quartet announced via their Twitter page that they would be reuniting for one night at the Barbican Hall as part of their ten-year anniversary.
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