England's first one-day international against Sri Lanka in Colombo is delayed by rain (latest start time: 14:47 GMT).
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is giving details of a €300bn (£238bn;$374bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
Poor levels of literacy are behind many social problems, but how can the issue be tackled?
The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.
More than 80 people are arrested overnight in Hong Kong as the authorities demolish a protest camp in Mong Kok.
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?
Teenagers join fight on both sides in Ukraine's conflict
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
Do the sets designed by Lego discourage imagination?
Save the Children staff criticise the charity's decision to give former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair an award for his work to address poverty, reports say.
Looking at the story behind an image by Carl Court of a student protest in London.
Tackling the foe online is key for a modern counter-terrorist operation, says Gordon Corera, but there are concerns over free speech.
At least 24 miners are killed and dozens are injured by a fire at a mine in China's Liaoning province, state media report.
Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.
Caucasus women seek independence through clubbing
BBC man embraces South Africa's male beauty revolution
The government is failing those with learning disabilities by keeping them in hospitals far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England says.
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.
Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.
Sneijder unsettled at Galatasaray, Cech set to wait for move, Herrera and Evans edge close to fitness, Hull keen on Lennon, plus more.
How many other towns and cities across America have exactly the same cocktail of problems that one spark could ignite, the BBC's Jon Sopel asks.
The removal of the Mong Kok activist camp by the authorities means protests in Hong Kong continue in just two sites.
A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
Twitter gossip tempts Delhi's chattering classes
How celebrated artists bear witness to human suffering
New measures to tackle terrorism are to be published by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a "greater" terror threat than ever before.
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.