Violence on the ground in Syria has increased, as a second round of peace talks in Geneva closes with no sign of progress.
Two Michelin-starred French chefs vent their anger at people who take photographs of their food.
At least three people have died and more than 200,000 people told to leave, following two volcanic eruptions at Mount Kelud on the Indonesian island of Java.
Rosie Batty has paid tribute to her son, Luke, after he was killed by his father Greg Anderson with a cricket bat near Melbourne in Australia.
An Australian man who beat his 11-year-old son to death with a cricket bat was wanted by police before the incident, the authorities say.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta submits his resignation after his centre-left Democratic Party call for a change in government.
The Silk Road 2, an anonymous marketplace for drugs, has allegedly been hacked resulting in the loss of bitcoins, valued at $2.7m.
Two cyclists are killed as they are struck by a car in a Berkshire village during a suspected police pursuit.
A portrait of Francis Bacon's former lover George Dyer has sold for £42.2 million, smashing previous estimates.
The UK pensions system is not working, the City watchdog has concluded after a review into the "disorderly" annuities market.
Shell says it remains committed to operations in UK waters as it announces it is to sell of three of its North Sea assets.
UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos urges the Security Council to act on Syria to stop "flagrant" violation of international humanitarian law.
Cesc Fabregas is enjoying an "amazing moment" at Barcelona but says he was flattered by Manchester United's summer interest.
Rakuten, the Japanese owner of online retailer Play.com, has bought the messaging app Viber for $900m
Figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean return to Sarajevo to recreate gold medal-winning performance 30 years after winning at the 1984 Winter Olympics.
Carey Mulligan is to make her West End debut alongside Bill Nighy in a revival of Sir David Hare's Skylight.
The US denies Kenyan claims it funded Thursday's protests in order to "topple" the government, as relations take another turn for the worse.
An employee who let Edward Snowden use his password to access classified information is among three NSA workers disciplined, an agency memo says.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius speaks of his sorrow on the anniversary of the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
British figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean return to Sarajevo to recreate their gold medal-winning performance of Bolero, 30 years ago.