A truck caused significant damage and long delays when it crashed into the roof of the M5 East tunnel in Sydney.
Children's services at Birmingham Council could be taken over by the Department for Education before Christmas if standards do not improve.
Shirley Mitchell, the American actress believed to be the last surviving adult cast member from classic sitcom I Love Lucy, dies in Los Angeles aged 94.
Wales coach Warren Gatland could had a first cap to Blues centre Cory Allen against Argentina in Cardiff.
The economy is "a long way" from normality, the Bank of England's Paul Fisher warns, a day after the Bank raised its economic growth forecast.
An Andy Warhol painting sells for $105m at auction in the US, breaking a record for work by the artist by more than $30m.
Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher turns down an offer from Lotus to come out of retirement.
More needs to be done to get people who are not white and middle class into top jobs, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
German power giant RWE, which owns Npower, will cut 6,750 jobs across Europe and reduce costs by another 1bn euros between 2014 and 2016.
Israel and Gaza residents remember eight-day conflict
Meet the 23-year-old founder of self-destructing photo app
England take control on the second day of their final Ashes warm-up against an Australia Invitational XI in Sydney.
Economic growth in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, slowed to 0.5% in the three months to September, figures show.
Japan, the world's third-largest economy, sees economic growth slow to 0.5% in the three months to September.
Records by Daft Punk, Sir Paul McCartney and Edwyn Collins are shortlisted for the Art Vinyl prize for the year's best artwork.
Brazil's Supreme Court rules that most of the 25 people convicted in the country's biggest corruption trial should start their prison sentences.
The American aid effort for typhoon survivors in the Philippines is being stepped up to an unprecedented level for a humanitarian crisis.
Family members of infamous US mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger label him a "domestic terrorist" and "Satan" at a packed sentencing hearing.
At least seven people die after a luxury bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's southern state of Karnataka, police said.
The Obama administration's troubled health insurance website registers barely 27,000 enrolments, as ruffled Democrats head to the White House.