There are warnings that anti-extremism measures for schools in the wake of the Trojan Horse inquiries are rushed and could have unintended consequences.
A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers in June in Moncton, New Brunswick, has pleaded guilty to all charges.
A patch of smalltown America transported to the tropics
Manchester City sign France international defender Eliaquim Mangala from Porto for a fee understood to be about £32m.
A majority of Scots think an independent Scotland should continue to use the pound, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.
Ukraine and Russia say they agree to a Red Cross-led humanitarian aid mission to the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Luhansk.
Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight, where the moon appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.
Why a remote Indian town counts George Orwell as a native son
RAF Tornado jets are to be sent for possible use in the aid operation in northern Iraq, where many thousands of people are fleeing Islamist fighters.
Royal Bank of Scotland says it is looking into selling Coutts International, the overseas arm of the bank that has the Queen's account.
Iraq's president asks a Shia politician to replace embattled PM Nouri Maliki, as details emerge of the plight of Yazidis in Kurdistan.
Gareth Bale is targeting a clean sweep of six trophies with Real Madrid this season, starting with Tuesday's Uefa Super Cup.
A rare look inside the Maya Devi temple in Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha.
The wives of Nigerian soldiers have protested against their husbands being sent to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram, a demonstrator says
Men from several ethnic groups in a small town in western Kenya have gone into hiding fearing they will be forcibly circumcised after a spate of attacks.
A venture capitalist firm has invested $50m in the internet-media company Buzzfeed to expand coverage and produce more videos.
The international pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline faces new claims that it bribed Syrian distributors to increase sales in the country,
Veteran actor JJ Murphy dies after filming his first Game of Thrones scenes.
The failure of South Sudan's leaders to meet a deadline to end the civil war means a "severe man-made food crisis could reach catastrophic levels", a charity says.
Two Brazilian companies make a $611m (£363m) bid for US banana group Chiquita, which had planned to merge with Irish fruit firm Fyffes.