Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein is to complete Nora Ephron's unfinished big screen US adaptation of ITV series Lost in Austen.
Voters in Bulgaria face their second election in less than two years after parliament is dissolved amid the country's worst banking crisis since the 1990s.
A Palestinian man has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, Israeli officials say.
The International Cricket Council will not appeal against the decision to clear England bowler James Anderson of misconduct.
Italy has fallen back into recession after the country's economy contracted by 0.2% in the second quarter of the year.
Thrash metal band Megadeth and singer CeeLo Green have cancelled concerts in Israel amid the ongoing conflict in Gaza.
Kenyan police have arrested an official from Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab who is believed to be an ex-journalist, sources tell the BBC.
Standard Chartered has warned it could face more US fines over its money-laundering controls as it reports a 20% fall in half-year profits
An Argentine activist who traces babies snatched from their parents by the 1970s military junta has found her own grandson after 36 years.
An Indian fashion shoot showing a model being groped on a bus causes outrage, with social media users saying it glamorises the 2012 Delhi gang rape.
A city in China's restive Xinjiang region has banned those in Islamic headscarves and those with beards from public transport, a state paper says.
Strictly Come Dancing professional Robin Windsor pulled out of performing on this year's show due to a back injury.
The US military pays tribute to Maj Gen Harold Greene, who was killed in an insider attack in Afghanistan on Tuesday, as a true hero.
In a historic first, a European spacecraft arrives at a speeding comet after a 10-year chase.
A man is sectioned under the Mental Health Act after a bomb hoax resulted in an RAF jet escorting a passenger plane to Manchester Airport.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he was "a bit of an idiot" for paying a £60m settlement to end his bribery case.
China says it will "punish" carmakers Audi and Chrysler for "pursuing monopoly practices" following competition investigations.
Reformed 1980s band Culture Club and dance act Clean Bandit are to play concerts with the BBC Philharmonic to widen the appeal of orchestral music.
US President Barack Obama will meet African heads of state later on Wednesday at a summit in Washington., with trade, strengthening democracy and boosting security all on the agenda.
A Russian group hacks 1.2 billion usernames and passwords belonging to more than 500 million email addresses, in what is being described as the "largest data breach" ever.