Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen last week, is flown to the UK for medical treatment.
UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi appeals for Iranian help to implement a ceasefire in Syria over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner has smashed a number of records, including for views on live streaming.
US academics Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley win the 2012 Nobel Prize in economics for their work on the performance of markets.
There is no winner this year for the world’s most valuable individual prize – the Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa.