The inquiry into historical child abuse in the UK will continue its work, despite the resignation of the second person appointed to chair it, William Hague says.
The unrestricted use of fossil fuels must end soon if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, according to scientists on a UN-backed panel.
Novak Djokovic strengthens his grip on the world number one ranking with a 6-2 6-3 win in the Paris Masters final.
Islamic State killed 322 members of an Iraqi tribe in a series of mass killings in western Anbar province, Iraq's ministry of human rights says.
Founding astronaut for Virgin Galactic, Per Wimmer , has said that best way to honour the victims of the crash on Friday is to continue with the space mission.
Sergio Aguero's second-half goal secures Manchester City a 1-0 derby victory over 10-man Manchester United.
The UK is setting up three new Ebola labs in Sierra Leone to help test blood samples and swabs for the deadly virus.
Uma Thurman 'recruited for US Slap'
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hits fastest half-century in Test history against Australia, then matches quickest ton.
The UN and African Union warn military leaders who have seized power in Burkina Faso to hand power to civilians, as thousands gather to protest.
Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed in October, an official survey suggests, reinforcing concerns about a slowdown in the wider economy.
A British-Iranian woman arrested after trying to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran has been sentenced to a year in prison, her lawyer says.
Ebola is spreading "frighteningly quickly" in parts of Sierra Leone, a campaign group says, even as the rate of infection in Liberia appears to slow.
Opposition parties and civic groups in Burkina Faso have called a mass rally for Sunday in protest at the army takeover after the resignation of President Blaise Compaore.
A 29-year-old British man is arrested in Hong Kong after the bodies of two women were found in an apartment, one of them in a suitcase.
A media tycoon and key player in Bangladesh's largest Islamic party is sentenced to death for war crimes - the second such verdict in a week.
Labour in Scotland will pay the price "for a generation" for campaigning with the Conservatives in the independence referendum, Alex Salmond says.
A public memorial ceremony takes place for 14-year-old Alice Gross who was murdered in west London in August.
A thank you note appears to solve the mystery of where part of the new Star Wars film was shot in Gloucestershire.
Western Sydney Wanderers, founded in 2012, beat Al-Hilal over two legs to win the Asian Champions League.