The launch date for the London Underground Night Tube service could be delayed, the BBC understands.
How one unpaid UN worker ended up living in a tent
Lawmakers from Pakistan's fourth-largest party, the opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), resign from both chambers of parliament.
Greek PM's domestic gamble in eurozone deal
China's Central Bank has again cut the guiding rate for the national currency, the yuan, a day after Tuesday's record 1.9% devaluation.
Profits from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba miss forecasts as it reported its slowest quarterly growth in three years.
Christian leaders in Nigeria undermined efforts to combat the threat of Boko Haram by failing to engage in dialogue, a senior Anglican cleric says.
Artist Anish Kapoor complains of plagiarism following reports that a sculpture similar to one he made for Chicago has been constructed in China.
Vern Cotter agrees a one-year extension as Scotland head coach, with the New Zealander contracted until 2017.
Families of the 37 striking miners killed in Marikana in 2012 have filed a civil claims against the South African government, a support group says.
Uggie, the canine actor who shot to fame in 2011 Oscar-winner The Artist, is put to sleep after developing a prostate tumour.
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says the latest Greek bailout deal with its creditors will not work.
Two-day ceasefires between Syrian rebel and pro-government forces reportedly begin in three towns, as dozens are killed around Damascus.
Kraft Heinz cuts 2,500 jobs in the US and Canada as part of a programme of cost cutting following its recent merger
London Irish's Ofisa Treviranus will captain Scotland's Pool B rivals Samoa as they name their World Cup squad.
The Nigerian-based Islamist militant group Boko Haram has a new leader who is open to dialogue, says Chad's President Idriss Deby.
Italy's navy rescues 52 migrants from a sinking rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, but a further 50 people are missing.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has blocked a free vote for government MPs on any same-sex marriage bills but said the issue should be "put to the people" after the next election.
Australian activists lobbying to drop a controversial tax on women's sanitary goods - known as the tampon tax - fire their latest salvo with a rap video.
A 16-year-old holidaymaker has found a 500g gold bar worth €16,000 while swimming in a lake in Bavaria, police say.