Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood expects to be in charge of the club next season and wants full control of transfer dealings.
Kenya's high court rules that journalist Walter Barasa, wanted by the International Criminal Court for bribing witnesses, can be extradited to The Hague.
Community volunteers are using home-made magnets to clear Jakarta's roads of nails thought to have been deliberately scattered by criminal gangs trying to drum up work for tyre repair businesses.
A translation of the Old English poem Beowulf by author JRR Tolkien is to be published for the first time, nearly nine decades after it was completed.
San Cristobal Mayor Daniel Ceballos is arrested on charges of inciting violence in the Venezuelan city from which anti-government protests spread.
At least nine people are killed and five injured after a passenger train crashes into a minibus carrying people to work in Turkey, local media say.
At least 18 people killed as gun battles follow a car bomb attack by Taliban fighters on a city in eastern Afghanistan ahead of elections.
Fifa's chief investigator is to interview Fifa officials who voted to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar.
Japanese electronics firm Hitachi - the manufacturer of the first bullet trains - announces it will move its global rail business from Japan to the United Kingdom.
Indian novelist and journalist Khushwant Singh, who wrote Train to Pakistan, has died aged 99, his family says.
Comedian Billy Crystal will star in TV show The Comedians, more than 30 years after he last appeared in a series on the small screen.
New Zealand's economy grew 2.7% last year official figures show, making it one of the fastest growing nations in the developed world.
The US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hints that interest rates in the US could start to rise in early 2015.
Addictive mobile game Flappy Bird will return to Apple's app store, confirms creator Dong Nguyen, but without setting a specific date.
Veteran Indian politician LK Advani rejects his party's proposal to contest the general election from Gujarat, plunging the BJP into a crisis ahead of the polls.
Rebel fighters have taken control of a jail outside the city of Daraa near the border with Jordan, according to Syrian activists.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos confirms the removal of Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, despite international protests.
Shares in China internet giant Tencent drop more than 4% in early trading before recovering after the firm reports slowing growth in its messaging app, WeChat.
Four BBC correspondents explain the lack of water in their areas.
How India is building Asia's largest forest network