Nico Rosberg edges Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton during the first practice session at the Singapore Grand Prix.
A panel which will decide whether to free Oscar Pistorius from prison is meeting, after the justice minister blocked his early release in August.
Close to 500,000 children have fled attacks by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram over the past five months, bringing the total to 1.4m, Unicef says.
A man who tried to buy deadly ricin poison from the Dark Web after being inspired by the TV series Breaking Bad is jailed for eight years.
Jagmohan Dalmiya, the president of the Indian cricket board (BCCI), is in intensive care in hospital after suffering a heart attack.
The UK was much less productive than the rest of the G7 in 2014, lagging on average by the most since 1991, official figures show.
Lidl is the first UK supermarket to implement the minimum wage as recommended by the Living Wage Foundation.
A Japanese tourist dies at the Taj Mahal after allegedly slipping down a staircase, with one eyewitness saying the tourist had been taking a selfie.
Australia's new prime minister has been dubbed "sugar bun" by the Chinese press. What does it mean?
Elite Kenyan police units seize a cargo ship suspected to be carrying drugs at the port of Mombasa, which was sealed off overnight.
The FA is looking into a complaint that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho used abusive or sexist language towards doctor Eva Carneiro.
A Martin Amis film adaptation, featuring Johnny Depp and Billy Bob Thornton, is withdrawn from the Toronto Festival after the director sued the producers for "fraud".
The BBC's Christian reports from one of the registration centres in and around the Croatia capital Zagreb.
A widespread anti-austerity strike in Finland has shut down ports and disrupted flights and public transport in the country, news agencies report.
A Lebanese TV journalist and her station are cleared of obstructing justice by a UN-backed tribunal investigating the killing of ex-PM Rafik Hariri.
England's World Cup jackpot, France coach lands a parking fine, Australia are all smiles, plus more.
Croatia closes seven of its eight border crossings with Serbia as thousands of desperate migrants seek alternative routes to Germany and other EU states.
Outgoing Doctor Who actress Jenna Coleman will play a young Queen Victoria in ITV's major new drama series Victoria.
The West End production of War Horse, a galloping success for the National Theatre, is to close in 2016 after a seven-year run.
Former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling says he is struggling to "see a silver lining" in Jeremy Corbyn's election as Labour leader.