A convicted sex offender who was found guilty of rape, indecent assault and abduction charges against three women is jailed for eight years.
A father-of-three who had developed a tumour dies at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland, the BBC confirms.
China's yuan has strengthened over the past year to its correct value, according to the International Monetary Fund.
Police are expecting to find out later how a triple-murder suspect, whose body was found in woodland, died.
A New York court is considering whether chimps are legal persons - and whether animals should be granted the same rights as humans?
Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.
Two circus performers are injured in a crash during a motorcycle "thunderball" stunt.
Real Madrid assistant manager Paul Clement is set to replace Steve McClaren as head coach of Championship side Derby.
One of the Isle of Man's strangest sporting competitions, the World Tin Bath Championships, celebrates its 44th anniversary.
The loss of Ramadi revealed a disturbing weakness in the Iraqi army, but it is difficult to believe Iraq's government is losing its war against Islamic State, says John Simpson.
China announces its strategy to focus the navy beyond its borders into open water, in a military strategy document.
The energy watchdog Ofgem says it will investigate the installation of pre-payment energy meters in the homes of customers who have run up debt on their bills.
A young singer-songwriter who came up with her first original song when she was three wins an award in a UK music competition.
The SNP want to "extinguish all opposition" in Scotland by trying to force Alistair Carmichael out as an MP, a senior Lib Dem claims.
Kenyan police have been involved in a fierce battle with militant Islamists in the north-east, leaving one officer wounded, a government spokesman tells the BBC.
The Spaniard could become the first man to win the same Grand Slam 10 times. Why is he so dominant on clay? And how do you beat him?
Napoli boss Rafael Benitez is expected to be appointed Real Madrid manager after the Italian season finishes on Sunday.
The first criminal trial linked to the manipulation of a key interest rate, known as Libor, is set to begin in London.
The death of blues legend BB King is to be investigated after his daughters claim he was poisoned.
Amazon, the global online retailer, is changing the way it records European sales in a move that could see it paying more tax.