Installation artist Laure Prouvost is named the winner of the 2013 Turner Prize at an awards ceremony in Londonderry, the UK City of Culture 2013.
Investigators searching for two missing Mexican police officers find dozens of mass graves containing the remains of at least 64 bodies.
Disney's Frozen and Pixar's Monsters University lead the nominations for the 41st Annie Awards, which honour the year's best achievements in animation.
Transparency International's corruption perception survey cuts Spain's rating to put it 40th out of 177 countries after a series of recent scandals.
Oil giant BP's attempts to limit claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have been given a boost after a US appeals court ruled in its favour.
South Africa's contentious toll roads open around Johannesburg, with huge traffic jams after motorists flocking to use alternative routes.
A diplomat at the Japanese embassy in DR Congo is arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of starting a fire at the mission.
Thai protesters enter government headquarters after police ease tensions by removing barricades, but campaign leader says protests to continue.
The ex-governor of the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarrington, is charged with links to the Gulf drug cartel by US prosecutors.
England captain Alastair Cook and fast bowler James Anderson are on a six-man shortlist for the ICC Cricketer of the Year award.
Eisteddfod artworks that have been "lost" for nearly 40 years are rediscovered and are to go back on show.
A UN working group has arrived in Brazil to examine the issue of racial inequality.
A massive power cut plunges the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, and several other cities into darkness on Monday evening.
India's current account deficit, a key area of concern, narrowed sharply in the July-to-September quarter, after a series of measures helps curb gold imports.
Northern Ireland's all-time record goal-scorer David Healy ends his playing career after 95 international appearances.
Hong Kong confirms its first case of the new strain of the H7N9 bird flu in a domestic worker from Indonesia, who officials say is in critical condition.
Mobile phone users will be protected from "sky-high bills" if their phones are stolen, under an agreement reached by the government and four operators.
Global shipments of personal computers will see the "most severe yearly contraction on record", according to research firm International Data Corporation.
Electoral authorities in Honduras agree to review vote tallies from last week's presidential elections, following allegations of fraud.
Apple buys social media data analytics firm, Topsy Labs, which specialises in using data from Twitter to track customer sentiment.