A juror on the panel that declined to charge a Missouri police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown has filed a lawsuit to speak out against the prosecutor.
Batsman Jonathan Trott makes only six on his return to international cricket with England Lions in South Africa.
A British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is critically ill but her condition has stabilised, health secretary Jeremy Hunt says.
The UN expresses concern as Lebanon enacts new restrictions on Syrians entering the country, slowing the flow of asylum seekers trying to escape the war.
Barcelona sack former goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta from his position as director of football.
BBC News looks at the challenges divers face as they try to locate the black box from flight QZ8501.
Salvage experts board a car transporter, which is stranded and listing at 45 degrees in the Solent, after it was deliberately grounded.
Oldham say talks are ongoing over the possible signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans, as thousands sign a petition against the move.
Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia calls for a transport blockade after four protesters are killed in clashes with police and government supporters.
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At least 20 Turkish police officers are arrested in Turkey, accused of illegally wiretapping politicians, civil servants and business people.
A baby from a Roma family has been buried in France as an inquiry is launched into the reported refusal by a mayor to grant her a grave.
The founder of a $200m hedge fund, Thomas Gilbert Sr, is shot dead in his flat in New York City, police say.
An emu went on the run after escaping from a private farm in the Israeli town of Herzliya near Tel Aviv.
Inflation in Germany fell to its lowest level in more than five years in December, official figures have shown.
New restrictions on Syrians entering Lebanon come into force, further slowing the flow of asylum seekers trying to escape the war.
Islamist insurgents attack the Malian town of Nampala near the Mauritanian border, killing at least five people in a dawn raid.
Three people are arrested after body of woman in her 20s is found in the grounds of a school in Shrewsbury.
Seven members of the same family who were on board AirAsia QZ8501 are mourned as the search for the plane's "black box" flight recorder continues.
All four big supermarkets announce that further fuel price cuts will take effect this week, bringing petrol ever closer to £1 a litre.