Facebook says it will change the way it does research, but stopped short of apologising for a controversial experiment it conducted this year.
Protesters blockading key parts of Hong Kong agree to talks with the government, hours after Chief Executive CY Leung rejected calls to step down.
Two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen says 17-year-old Max Verstappen is too young for Formula 1.
A British national, Samiun Rahman, arrested in Bangladesh on charges of recruiting people for Islamic state and other jihadist groups has made a second court appearance.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blames right-wing opposition groups at home and abroad for the murder of governing party lawmaker Robert Serra.
Sporting Lisbon were under pressure from third-party owners to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United, says the club president.
BP has asked a US court to reconsider its ruling of "gross negligence" over a 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which boosted its potential fines to around $18bn (£11.1bn).
Sixteen people are still missing following the eruption of Mount Ontake last Saturday which killed at least 47, say officials in Japan.
The pound falls to a 10-day low against the euro and three-week low against the dollar after a survey suggests growth in the services industry slowed in September.
Brazil's election candidates in lacklustre show in final TV debate
Two Burmese men who Thai police say admit killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller appear at a news conference.
A hospital in the German city of Frankfurt-on-Main takes in an Ebola patient after he is flown in during the night under tight security.
Australian PM Tony Abbott urges a rethink of plans to ban women who cover their faces from sitting in the main public galleries of parliament.
The Australian government orders an inquiry into claims of sexual abuse and incidents of self-harm at an asylum-seeker centre on Nauru.
Alan Pardew is unhappy his family have been caught up in the debate surrounding his future as Newcastle manager.
Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan makes her stage debut in the West End, although her performance did not go entirely smoothly as she forgot a line in the second act.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his first radio speech in a bid to reach out to tens of millions of Indians with no access to television.
Easyjet shares rise after the airline raises its annual profit forecast, thanks to a strong end to its financial year and the impact of the Air France strike.
Women's groups in the southern Indian state of Kerala criticise legendary singer KJ Yesudas for saying women should not wear jeans as it was "against Indian culture".
Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, beating team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.