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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Shooting victim had just strapped son into car seat

A man shot in the leg had just finished strapping his four year old son into a car seat when he was attacked.

Coventry drink-drive mum jailed over Peterborough crash

Tania Chikwature's 20-month-old son was sitting in the back of the car when she crashed at high speed.

Darryll Rowe victim speaks after deliberate HIV infection

One of Darryll Rowe's victims says being deliberately infected with HIV is "like rape".

Billy Mckay: Northern Ireland striker leaves Wigan for Ross County

Northern Ireland striker Billy Mckay leaves Wigan Athletic on a free transfer to join Ross County on a two-year contract.

Jonathan Rea wins BBC NI Sports Personality of the Year award for 2017

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea is the 2017 BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year.

Osian Roberts: Wales assistant wants to convince boss Chris Coleman to stay on

Wales assistant boss Osian Roberts hopes Chris Coleman can be persuaded to extend his stay as manager.

‘Outsourced’ workers seek better deal in landmark case

Staff hired out by a facilities company are going to tribunal for better pay, holidays and pensions.

Ghana’s capital rocked by huge gas blasts

The explosions at a fuel depot in Accra leave at least six people dead and force a mass evacuation.

Nigerian Manchester United fans electrocuted watching match

At least seven people died after an electric cable fell on fans in Nigeria, police say.

BBC ‘invaders’ get into Facebook HQ

During the video, YouTuber Trikkstar zooms in on desks at reception where staff are seemingly unaware of him.

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