Ross Ulbricht, the founder of online illegal drug marketplace the Silk Road, is sentenced to life in prison.
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Gunmen in Pakistan's Balochistan province kill at least 19 passengers after taking over two Karachi-bound buses, officials say.
Newcastle United release the long-serving duo of Jonas Gutierrez and Ryan Taylor after contracts expire at St James' Park.
A court-appointed psychiatrist has testified the gunman who carried out a 2012 attack on a Colorado cinema was mentally ill but "legally sane" when it happened.
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A 16-year-old boy is charged with the murders of two people in Colchester.
Late wickets drag England back into contention after a thrilling New Zealand fightback in the second Test at Headingley.
Spain has agreed to host a US rapid reaction military force to deal with crises in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
FA chairman Greg Dyke does not expect Sepp Blatter to remain as Fifa president after winning a fifth term in charge.
Prince Ali has announced his withdrawal from the contest for Fifa president, thanking his supporters and wishing them "the best of luck for the future".
Paris is to remove padlocks symbolically fastened to one of the French capital's main bridges by couples, after part of the Pont des Arts collapsed last year.
The Simpsons predicted Fifa's problems, social media made light of the debacle and cartoonists revelled in the chaos.
The English FA and Scottish Cup finals on Saturday will see Arsenal face Aston Villa and Falkirk play Inverness CT.
Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president after his rival withdraws following the first round of a vote overshadowed by corruption allegations.
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.
Three free online programmes, aimed at helping sixth-formers bridge the gap between school and university, are due to launch this summer.
Rory McIlroy is unable to undo the damage of his opening 80 as a 71 leads to his third straight Irish Open missed cut.
A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".
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