Brad Pitt leads a sing-along at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in a bid to encourage the correct pronunciation of actor David Oyelowo's name.
A Syrian dental student explains why he chose to make the dangerous journey to Italy on board a ship that was abandoned by its crew at sea.
Security forces in Bangladesh stop opposition leader Khaleda Zia from leaving her party offices and ban all protests in the capital.
French director Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language is named best picture of 2014 at the 49th annual US National Society of Film Critics awards.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans is in talks about signing with League One club Oldham Athletic, BBC Sport understands.
Gasan Magomedov, a 20-year-old Anzhi Makhachkala footballer, is shot dead while driving his car near his home.
Buckingham Palace "emphatically" denies Prince Andrew had sexual contact with a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him.
Two men are charged with murdering a builder in an alleged knife and axe attack in Plymouth on New Year's Day.
A BBC crew has filmed what appears to be debris from missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 which disappeared en route from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore.
Australia's David Warner does not know how he will react as he returns to the ground at which Phillip Hughes was fatally struck.
Search teams recover four more bodies from the Java Sea as the hunt to find the main wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 enters a second week.
A major operation is under way to free a car transporter ship which ran aground in the Solent, off the Isle of Wight.
North Korea says sanctions imposed by the US in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures are hostile and inflammatory.
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara scores his 11th Test double century to move one behind Australia legend Don Bradman's all-time record.
Rob Sandford of the South Australian Country Fire Service describes how weather conditions and winds are affecting the fight against bushfires.
More than 30 homes are feared destroyed in South Australia as crews continue to battle out-of-control bushfires in the hills around Adelaide.
A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.
Tom Brook reports on the influence of gay TV characters in US shows exported worldwide and the possible backlash effect it may have in some societies.
Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.
Man City eye Benteke, Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy, Raheem Sterling agrees new Liverpool deal, plus more.