A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.
Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman is named on a list of most influential women on TV, but co-presenter Tess Daly fails to make the cut.
Congress in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila legalises same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples, despite opposition by conservatives.
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
Philippine police arrest three men suspected of planning "anti-China" firebomb attacks at several locations in Manila, officials say.
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.
Ivory Coast get government permission to play their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Abidjan.
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.
Samira Hussain reports on the day-to-day struggles of people living in Detroit, as the city attempts to climb out of its financial problems.
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.
There are "significant difficulties" with preventing British-born terror suspects from re-entering the country, the reviewer of terror laws says.
Children in Uganda working in a pioneering dance group, Ghetto Kids, have been describing how it has changed their lives for the better.
Australia scraps a controversial mining tax after the government strikes a deal with business tycoon Clive Palmer's political party.
Why the military holds the key to Pakistan's protests