A pay package proposed for the new head of gas giant BG Group is branded "excessive and inflammatory" by the Institute of Directors.
The Football Association rules out boycotting the 2018 and 2022 World Cups over allegations of corruption in the bidding process.
A woman whose 80-year-old former lover is accused of a revenge attack against her tells a court a masked attacker threw acid in her face.
A cat suffered two broken legs and was blasted at least twice with a shotgun, a veterinary practice in Cornwall says.
Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.
The dairy industry is in a desperate state, a government committee hears.
David Cameron says internet companies must act on terrorist material, after it emerges one of Lee Rigby's killers spoke on Facebook about wanting to murder a soldier.
How many other towns and cities across America have exactly the same cocktail of problems that one spark could ignite, the BBC's Jon Sopel asks.
Two students who wrote a poem complaining to Tesco say they were "very impressed" to receive a reply - in verse.
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson
Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes is as lucky as he was with his recovery from a serious head injury.
England bowler Steven Finn could miss England's first one-day international against Sri Lanka with a groin injury.
Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say the process that cleared a police officer who shot dead the teenager in Ferguson is "broken" and "unfair".
Charitable and down to earth, Steven Naismith seems to buck the trend of self-centred footballers - except perhaps to Rangers fans.
A "caring and doting" father broken his daughter's neck and damaged her spine after shaking her, swinging her by the legs and sitting on her, a court hears.
How and why Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi have launched a land grab of sporting events unmatched anywhere in the world.
Plans for a £100m golf resort near the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim have floundered, according to informed sources.
Lorin LaFave, whose 14-year-old son, Breck Bednar, was stabbed to death by an "internet predator", says she is lost and heartbroken.
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water.
A question about pressure on Wales coach Warren Gatland draws a feisty response from defence coach Shaun Edwards.