Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.
A 12-year-old boy dies after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, while carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.
For programme makers it is becoming increasingly difficult to generate big ratings on TV but the solution may lie in live television, especially in America, as Tom Brook reports
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
An unseen Arthur Miller drama about corruption in New York's docks in the 1950s will have its world premiere in Northampton next year.
Russian ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov - in charge of the Soviet team for the 'miracle on ice' defeat - has passed away.
Former minister Owen Paterson is to call for the UK to exit the EU, putting pressure on the prime minister amid Tory divisions on the issue.
Singer Katy Perry is to headline the NFL Super Bowl half-time show next February.
Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage.
A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart after selling more than 312,000 copies last week.
Asian shares surge as investors welcome China's interest rate cut and comments from the European Central Bank hinting at more stimulus action.
A Philippines court find nine Chinese fishermen guilty of poaching 500 endangered sea turtles in a disputed area of the South China Sea.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is "the greatest player in football history", says president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out what it's like flying the newest advanced fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II.
South Korea's education minister apologises for a mistake in the national college entrance exam which meant two answers were correct.
Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes.
Chinese Olympics champion swimmer Sun Yang was banned for three months earlier this year after failing a drugs test, state media report.
Man Utd plan Herrera-Shaqiri swap, Arsenal plot January swoop for Schar, big guns eye Hull's Robertson, plus more.
See all the pictures from the American Music Awards as Katy Perry and One Direction both take home three trophies each.