Authorities in Beijing ban the burning of dead relatives' clothes during the Apec summit as an anti-pollution measure, local media report.
Former EastEnders stars Gillian Taylforth, Michelle Collins and Pam St Clement will return as ghosts to haunt Ian Beale in a sketch for Children in Need.
US regulators announce that carmakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a record settlement for overstating the fuel economy of their cars, in violation of the Clean Air Act.
Lampard to extend Man City loan, Gerrard asked to take pay cut for new deal, Fenerbahce want Van Persie, plus more.
Macau's casinos saw their worst monthly revenue performance on record in October as China continued its anti-corruption drive.
A Mexican security chief brought in by the government to tackle rising violence is shot dead in the north-eastern state of Tamaulipas, officials say.
Americans are voting in mid-term elections which will decide who controls the Senate and pave the way for the 2016 race for the White House.
A Virgin Australia aircraft bound for Sydney is forced to turn back and land in Los Angeles after sinks on board leak.
The UN refugees agency is launching a campaign to end statelessness - currently affecting at least 10 million people worldwide - within 10 years.
German horse Protectionist, for English jockey Ryan Moore, wins the Melbourne Cup but favourite Admire Rakti dies after the race.
Australia's trade deficit more than doubled to A$2.26bn (£1.2bn; $1.96bn) in September, according to data released on Tuesday.
India's capital, Delhi, is headed for fresh elections after the main parties said they were unable to form a new government.
Fighting intensifies between the army and Islamist fighters in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
A man in eastern China kills a young girl and injures a boy in the latest in a series of knife attacks on children, report state media.
More than 13 years after the original towers were destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, New York's World Trade Center has reopened for business.
Cancer of the gullet could be diagnosed with a cheap and easy-to-use sponge on a string test, trials show.
Working antisocial hours can prematurely age the brain and dull intellectual ability, scientists warn.
Australia is a drag on international efforts to tackle climate change, says a leading economist and former government adviser.
MPs should get a vote on each of the 35 EU justice measures the government wants to rejoin, a Commons committee says.
When a blue thermos flask sent from Zaire arrived at a lab in Antwerp in September 1976, no one knew that the blood samples inside would contain the worlds first glimpse of Ebola.