Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois needs knee surgery and will be out for "quite a long time", says boss Jose Mourinho.
Russia is entering the final hours of campaigning ahead of regional elections widely seen as a test for parliamentary polls in a year's time.
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea signs a new-four year deal, less than a fortnight after almost joining Real Madrid.
New pictures are released from the New Horizons flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto, as the probe starts its big data dump to Earth.
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers hopes to reconvene fresh cross-party talks, as the crisis within Northern Ireland's power-sharing executive deepens.
A court in India has found 12 men guilty of involvement in bomb attacks on the Mumbai railway network in 2006.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologises to residents of the northern city of Chandigarh for inconvenience caused to them by his visit.
Prosecutors release images of elaborate traps laid by Colorado cinema shooter James Holmes in his apartment, as well as pictures of the shooting's aftermath.
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Video footage shows chaotic scenes inside the overcrowded camp and migrants are seen pushing and shoving as they try to catch food packs being tossed into the crowd by police.
Floyd Mayweather's use of a drip before his fight with Manny Pacquiao did not comply with rules, says the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
West Brom manager Tony Pulis criticises Saido Berahino but says he sympathises with the striker, who is available for Saturday.
Comedian Rob Brydon's new play, which tackles Britain's education system, could ruffle feathers, says director Matthew Warchus.
Australia's immigration minister Peter Dutton has come under fire for making light of rising sea levels affecting Pacific Island nations.
The Libertines postpone two shows at the last minute, on the day the reunited band release their comeback album
Benedict Cumberbatch is supporting a charity single release for Syrian refugees, put together by Caitlin Moran and Pete Paphides.
A court in India's western Mumbai city finds 12 men guilty for their roles in the 2006 bombings of commuter trains but acquits one man, police say.
The International Energy Agency says US and other non-Opec countries' oil output will see the steepest fall since 1992 thanks to low oil prices.
Rescue work is continuing across northeast Japan, where at least three people have died in severe flooding and many remain stranded.
Asia's markets were mostly down on Friday following a rocky week featuring particularly volatile swings in Tokyo.