Actor Alex Giannini, who appeared in the film Legend about twin gangsters the Krays, has died ahead of a theatre performance in Plymouth.
A series of blasts rock the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja killing at least 18 people and injuring many more, officials say.
The author, JK Rowling dismisses theories about Harry Potter put for forward by fans.
State of emergency declared for parts of the US east coast as Joaquin continues to move from the Bahamas towards Bermuda.
Celebrations have begun in Germany to mark the 25th anniversary of the country's reunification, when the communist east and the capitalist west merged to form a single state.
Russia's military intervention in Syria is helping to support the "butcher" President Bashar al-Assad, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
Ukraine's government forces and pro-Russian rebels say they have begun withdrawing weapons from the line of contact in the east of the country.
Hollywood stars have been paying tribute to Irish playwright Brian Friel who has died aged 86.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel marks the 25th anniversary of German reunification by urging a unified response to Europe's migrant crisis.
Rescue workers in Guatemala dig through rubble from a mudslide that hit a village not far from the capital, in search of hundreds missing.
Five Brazilian police officers are taken into custody for allegedly putting a gun in the hand of a teenager they allegedly killed in a shootout in a Rio slum.
Venus Williams wins the Wuhan Open title as final opponent Garbine Muguruza pulls out with an ankle injury.
An air strike hits a clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least three medical staff, as Nato admits US forces may have been involved.
The first bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in a stampede during the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca arrive back in Iran, but scores are still missing.
A bride in the United States has invoiced two of her wedding guests $75 for failing to turn up at her wedding.
Advocaat set to quit as Sunderland manager, Pearson tipped to take over, Barry targets Giggs record, plus more.
Among the many problems brought on by the Greek debt crisis is a surging population of stray dogs, as Emilia Papadopoulos reports.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors Coca-Cola, Visa, Budweiser and McDonald's calling for him to go immediately rather than in February 2016.
Ukraine's government troops and rebels in the east are expected to start withdrawing light weapons from the line of contact later on Saturday.
Rescue workers in Guatemala search for hundreds of people missing after a mudslide hit a village near the capital, killing at least 26 people.