Uefa president Michel Platini insists he will not return a watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel.
Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.
Belfast Zoo has revealed a baby giraffe born in front of surprised visitors at the animal enclosure is a girl.
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg is 13th fastest.
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Former President Nicolas Sarkozy announces he is returning to French politics in a statement on his Facebook page.
Voters in New Zealand head to the polls after what is being called the dirtiest campaign in the nation's history.
The Wallace Collection's Great Gallery, which contains paintings by masters including Rubens, Velazquez and Titian, reopens after a £5m refurbishment.
A Zimbabwean opposition politician is among at least 80 people who died when a church hostel in the Nigerian city of Lagos collapsed a week ago.
Defence ministers from Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania sign an act to form a new joint military unit of several thousand soldiers.
The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum.
A High Court judge rules that part of the government's legal aid reform is unlawful, after a challenge by lawyers.
French fighter jets have launched their first air strikes against Islamic State in northern Iraq as Kurds in northern Syria flee attacks by IS militants.
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence.
Actors, athletes and musicians join the White House in a public drive to prevent sexual assault on US university campuses.
Police recover the mountain bike ridden by a convicted murderer who is wanted in connection with the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross.
A ruling on the 2018 and 2022 World Cups corruption probe will not be made until next spring, says Fifa's ethics chief.
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A Muslim academic opens a gay-friendly mosque in South Africa, despite receiving death threats and criticism from parts of the Muslim community.
The Spanish government in Madrid says a referendum in Catalonia would be illegal under the national constitution.
Joyce Thacker, director for children's services, to leave council in Rotherham in wake of abuse report scandal
An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.
Alibaba's shares open significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.
A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.
Two detectives from Sussex Police who dealt with a sex crime allegation against Jimmy Savile are served with gross misconduct notices.
Apple's new gadget the iPhone 6 has gone on sale around the world - but many customers have been queuing for days to get their hands on the new device
A JetBlue airlines A-320 flying over California has been forced to make an emergency landing when an engine problem caused smoke to enter the aircraft's cabin.
Anti-abortion campaigner Bernadette Smyth tells Belfast Magistrates Court: "I'm no witch, I'm a Catholic".