Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.
An explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria kills at least four people and injures 32 people, police say.
Iimages from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.
Police in India say they have arrested three people who they suspect robbed a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault.
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.
Two people are missing and a man has been arrested after a major blaze at a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people in hospital.
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off.
Burkina Faso's opposition renews calls for the immediate resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as hundreds of protesters gather in the capital.
Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.
Singer Gregg Allman is dropped from legal action filed by the family of a camera assistant killed on the set of his biopic Midnight Rider.
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917. It is the first payment of its kind for 67 years.
A mayor in the south of France bans clown disguises for a month, starting on Halloween, after several violent incidents involving teenagers dressed as clowns.