The bodies of more than 230 people believed to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) have been found in a mass grave in eastern Syria, activists say.
Blackberry launches what it calls a "no-nonsense" smartphone, the Blackberry Classic.
An image has been released that shows the hairy moment that the Philae comet lander bounced back into space.
Jack Straw says he is happy to appear before an inquiry looking at the treatment of detainees by UK intelligence agencies.
A PC who passed on intelligence about police killer Dale Cregan and planned drugs raids to her sister and her drug-dealing former lover is jailed.
A popular and controversial Kenyan blogger is charged with undermining the presidency, following a tweet he posted earlier this week.
Edgbaston and Old Trafford are allocated Ashes Tests for 2019 as the ECB announces its international venues for 2017-2019.
A "massive" sinkhole has appeared in the front garden of a house in Berkshire.
The names of the finalists for this year's series of The Apprentice are apparently revealed ahead of time due to a glitch on the show's website.
Chancellor George Osborne is to deliver his last Budget of the Parliament on 18 March 2015, weeks before the election.
Ten people are killed and many more wounded as Taliban militants attack a bank in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials say.
Hundreds of couples dance a mass tango in Rome's St Peter's Square in honour of Pope Francis' 78th birthday.
The prolonged slump in the price of oil forces oil-export dependent Nigeria to revise its budget plans, prompting its currency to fall to a record low.
Fifa's independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigns in protest over the handling of his World Cup bidding report.
Ally McCoist remains manager of Rangers after a meeting with board members despite having handed in his notice.
UKIP spent almost as much as the Conservatives at this year's European elections - while the Lib Dems outspent Labour, Electoral Commission figures show.
Ben Haenow is heading for Christmas number one as he increases his lead in the midweek charts, just three days after winning the X Factor.
Is it legal to park at a right angle to the kerb?
A man who beat his ex-partner to death with a machete, hammer and screwdriver and slit his baby daughter's throat is convicted of murder.
Toulon's Martin Castrogiovanni is fined and given a suspended ban for his rant to the media.