The first two cases of Ebola are confirmed in Liberia, after spreading from Guinea where 78 people have died, prompting Senegal to close its border.
New inquests are to begin later into the deaths of 96 men, women and children in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
Former Dynasty actress Joan Collins describes the death of her late co-star Kate O'Mara as "tragic news", adding "we had great fun on Dynasty when she played my sister Caress... RIP".
Sir Elton John is to marry his partner David Furnish after a change in the law in England and Wales to allow same-sex weddings for the first time.
Nigeria's secret police says 21 people have been killed in an attempted jailbreak by detainees at its headquarters in the capital Abuja.
British, US and Swiss banks are being investigated in Switzerland for potential collusion over the manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
The Disney musical recently reached $1.072 billion (£644.5m) at the worldwide box office, overtaking Toy Story 3.
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei says strong demand from China helped it to increase annual profits by 34%.
India's top court commutes the sentence of death row prisoner Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, accepting his plea that the government took a long time to decide his mercy plea and also on grounds that he was mentally ill.
Brazil’s brutal military rule through the eyes of a detainee’s son
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner defends Sebastian Vettel after the driver swore while criticising F1's new engines.
Helicopter stars in lacklustre Gandhi rally near Delhi
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier rejects Red Bull's reasons for breaking fuel rules at the Australian Grand Prix.
Protesters confront riot officers in Albuquerque during a march against a spate of police shootings.
A Chinese court begins the trial of former tycoon Liu Han and his "mafia-style gang" on charges of murder and corruption, state media say.
The Philippines submits evidence to a UN tribunal hearing its case against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, despite warnings from Beijing.
Turkey's prime minister claims victory in local elections seen as a barometer of his popularity, and vows his enemies "will pay the price".
Security forces in Rio de Janeiro have staged a massive operation to occupy one of the city's largest shanty towns.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed victory after his AK Party won the country's local elections.
Chinese internet giant Alibaba invests $692m in Intime, a Chinese mall operator, as the firm continues its investment spree ahead of its public stock offering.