Scores of schools in northern Mexico remain closed almost two weeks after large quantities of sulphuric acid leaked into a river from a copper mine.
Australian MP Clive Palmer has been criticised after he launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese government, live on national TV.
A Kurdish protester is killed in eastern Turkey in clashes over the removal of a statue of the founder of a militant Kurdish group.
The War Horse is due to take to the stage in China next year. Carrie Gracie reports from Beijing where rehearsals are taking place.
Russia sees some food price rises as a ban on imported Western products starts to take effect.
Saudi Arabia executes four relatives for drugs possession, amid what Amnesty International calls a "disturbing" surge in the use of the death penalty.
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.