Nintendo's share price drops after the company reports a bigger than expected loss despite the release of Mario Kart 8 over the period.
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis announces his retirement from all international cricket at the age of 38.
Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.
Singer R Kelly is removed from the line-up of a US music festival amid concerns about a past court appearance for possessing child pornography.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya sacks two senior army officers at the forefront of the battle against militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state radio reports.
Rolf Harris's five-year-and-nine-month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".
Nitin Srivastava reports from the barricaded town of Saharanpur where the situation remains tense.
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.
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Two lawyers acting for a man who claims he was sexually abused by X-Men director Bryan Singer as a teenager ask to withdraw from the case.
Two women had a narrow escape when they were nearly hit by a freight train on a bridge in Monroe County, Indiana.
The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.
Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock.
Japan's ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
After a key transmission tower was blown up in Buenaventura, leaving the Colombian port city without power, the authorities ban alcohol and weapons.
Actress Sally Farmiloe, who appeared in Howards' Way and had an affair with Lord Archer during the 1990s, dies of cancer at the age of 60.
The Bank of England unveils plans which may see badly-performing bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
Micro-drones are just starting to catch up with the hovering and flight performance of the tiny hummingbird, say scientists.
Barclays' half yearly profits fall 7% to £3.35bn, following a fall in revenue at its investment bank.