After four months of political stalemate, centre-right parties in Belgium agree to form a government, to be sworn in on Saturday.
The Premier League again considers matches abroad - although this time it would be a normal round of fixtures, not an extra game.
Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon and Tom Courtenay are among the stars who will appear in a big-screen remake of classic 1970s sitcom Dad's Army.
Argentina's last military ruler, Reynaldo Bignone, who is already in jail for crimes against humanity, has been sentenced in a fresh case.
A total lunar eclipse has been visible in much of the Americas and East Asia, the second such event of the year.
Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has become the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Nobel Prize for chemistry is awarded to three scientists for their work on boosting the resolution of microscopes.
The UN Security Council says Syria has revealed for the first time the existence of four more chemical weapons research and production facilities.
Famous faces and friends gather at the funeral of singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul, who died last week at the age of 64.
Police say they are reviewing an allegation that US actor Stephen Collins molested a teenage girl after a leak of an apparent taped admission.
A prominent WHO adviser warns more Ebola cases can be expected among medical staff in developed countries, as Spain monitors a case in Madrid.
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Police are continuing to question four men arrested in London on Tuesday on suspicion of terror-related offences.
North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.
JK Rowling explains the meaning behind a cryptic tweet sent earlier this week, scotching hopes that it referred to a new Harry Potter story.
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Asian markets headed lower, following Wall Street's cue, after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts.
BBC Click gets rare access to the twin of Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover which is helping scientists solve problems on the Red Planet.
The World Bank chief financial officer is giving up part of his bonus after an uproar over cost-cutting measures at the lender.
British director Stephen Frears is to receive a BFI Fellowship at this year's London Film Festival.