The Nigerian army claims to have repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the town of Bama in the country's north-east.
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
Clashes between security forces and protesters continue in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, after the national TV channel's HQ was briefly stormed.
A Home Office researcher who wrote a report on sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham in 2002 tells BBC Panorama she faced 'hostility' from the council.
The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.
Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.
Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.
Former Premier League striker Delroy Facey is charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an investigation into alleged match fixing.
Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.
Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.
An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.
The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest.
An adviser to London mayor Boris Johnson says he "strongly suspects" the plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", would be rejected.
Thirteen former Bosnian Serb police and soldiers are detained by police on suspicion of carrying out killings at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992.
African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.
BBC staff vote to go on strike in row over job losses, National Union of Journalists says
A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill
Neil Masterson, 39, pleads not guilty to assaulting MP George Galloway in a London street.
President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.
Arsenal agree a £16m fee to buy Manchester United's England striker Danny Welbeck.
The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.
Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez joins Champions League winners Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
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Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities.
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga goes into his US Open fourth-round match against Andy Murray boosted by the Briton's uncertain form.
A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.