Cristiano Ronaldo wants a return to England, Barcelona target Alexandre Pato, Paul Pogba's asking price revealed, and more.
Two men are charged with raping a Bournemouth soldier who was found hanged in her barracks in Wiltshire.
US economic growth slowed to an annualised pace of 1.5% in the third quarter of the year, according to the latest official figures.
Yamaha Motors is developing a robot designed to ride any racing motorbike at high speeds.
The author of the inquiry into the Iraq War is facing criticism after announcing his report will not be published until June or July 2016.
Corruption in the defence sector poses a huge risk to the security and stability of countries in the Middle East and North Africa, watchdog group Transparency International says.
Police have searched homes in five European countries as part of a malware investigation, according to agency reports.
Philippine lawmakers call for an investigation following complaints of a "bullet scam" at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
China decides to end its decades-long policy of allowing couples to have only one child, increasing the number permitted to two.
Fifa should return the money spent on Australia's failed 2022 World Cup bid, says a member of the campaign team.
Why many young Turkish voters feel left out
The Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, has called for a new partnership of prosperity between India and Africa.
Ten people, including children, die in four separate boat sinkings off Greece, with reports that many more may still be missing.
Tanzania's governing party candidate John Magufuli has won Sunday's fiercely competitive presidential election with 58% of the vote, officials say.
Republican Paul Ryan is elected to the key job of US House of Representatives speaker, replacing John Boehner.
A referee is locked in the Trabzonspor stadium and only allowed to leave hours later after a controversial penalty call.
Australia recall fit-again prop Scott Sio in their only change for Saturday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
Venezuelan National Assembly head Diosdado Cabello says former prosecutor Franklin Nieves - who alleges that the Venezuelan judiciary is corrupt - was bribed.
Some people waiting to cross from Austria into Germany have had to take shelter from the cold in cardboard boxes.
There is "no doubt" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "will go", Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said ahead of talks in Vienna.