Papua New Guinea police have charged two men with the murder of a man seeking asylum in Australia, Australian media reports say.
Max Verstappen, 16, will become the youngest Formula 1 driver in history as Toro Rosso confirm he will join next season.
The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is arrested on drug-related charges, Chinese state media say, amid an ongoing crackdown on drugs.
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in different parts of the world.
A former senior trader at Rabobank has pleaded guilty to interest rate rigging in the US.
BHP Billiton plans to spin-off some of its assets into a new $14bn (£8.4bn) metals and mining company in order to simplify its operations.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says the prison service is facing challenges with violence, suicides and staff shortages, but insists it is not in crisis.
Hundreds of police officers in England and Wales have been investigated for breaching social media guidelines, an investigation reveals.
New Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi admits he is still finding his feet when it comes to playing the Time Lord in the latest series of the BBC One sci-fi show.
A joke by Tim Vine is voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, making him the first comedian to win the accolade twice.
India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.
Veteran screen star Debbie Reynolds is to be given a lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the organisation announces.
Jose Mourinho wants keeper Petr Cech to stay, despite the Chelsea boss picking Thibaut Courtois for the 3-1 win at Burnley.
A controversial door-to-door survey is being carried out in India's newest state of Telangana to identify who qualifies for state welfare schemes.
Australia says it has reached an agreement with Indonesia to end a row over claims Canberra spied on the Indonesian president.
Six newlywed women in a village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh return to their parents because their husbands' homes did not have toilets.
Two men are to appear in court in Northern Ireland charged with 50 offences including human trafficking and forced labour.
Three Jersey-registered companies are named in the fallout over stricken Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo.
The police use tear gas and stun grenades after minor clashes with protestors in Ferguson, Missouri.
The US attorney general is to travel to the riot-hit town of Ferguson, as the authorities step up efforts to restore calm amid a tense stand-off.