England suffer a 111-run defeat by Australia in their opening World Cup match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says that he will retire from athletics after the 2017 World Championships in London.
QPR owner Tony Fernandes says Chris Ramsey will be given the chance to remain as the club's manager for "a very long time".
Boko Haram Islamist militants have attacked the north-east Nigerian city of Gombe, residents say.
A union says it is expecting "anxious calls" from Cardiff council staff after Wales' largest authority said nearly 600 posts could go.
A bus driver marries a former passenger after she proposes at a bus stop.
About 30 vehicles are involved in a fatal crash on the M40 in Oxfordshire.
A number of people are seriously injured following a crash involving a coach and a car on the M1 in Bedfordshire.
Ed Miliband will tell the Welsh Labour conference that he won't back down on his campaign to crack down on tax avoidance.
A memorial rally will take place in Lebanon on the 10th anniversary of the assassination of the former PM Rafik Hariri, which had huge consequences.
Police say they have disrupted an attempt to arrange a fight between more than 40 youths in north Belfast on Friday night.
Many of us may shop around to get a good deal on flights and accommodation when planning a holiday, but getting the best value when exchanging currency is often an afterthought.
A photograph from a test shoot of the movie star Marilyn Monroe when she was 20 years old is to be sold at auction.
The BBC's Chris Mitchell reports on the media scrum as the basketball stars of the NBA All-Star Game meets hundreds of journalists.
The captain of a ferry involved in one of Hong Kong's worst sea disasters has been convicted on 39 counts of manslaughter over the 2012 tragedy.
A Welsh women's charity is calling for urgent action to tackle violence against women after it saw a 20% rise in the number of women seeking help.
At least 16 people are killed and 30 others injured in a collision between a freight train and a bus at a level crossing in northern Mexico.
Steven Finn becomes the first England bowler to take a World Cup hat-trick as Australia post 342-9 in their opening game.
As Scotland and Wales prepare to do battle at Murrayfield in the 2015 Six Nations, BBC Sport looks back at some epic clashes between the two sides.
An international team of scientists is to try to develop a wholly artificial vaccine to finally eradicate polio.