Actor Liam Neeson tells the BBC's Louise Minchin about his surprise at finding himself playing the part of an action hero at the age of 55.
A 74-year-old man appears in court charged with 25 offences including rape and child cruelty.
UKIP is investigating after its official website disappeared - with the UKIP.org address linking through to a domain hosting page.
Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China
Winnie Romeril from the World Health Organization speaks to Tulip Mazumdar about controlling 'spikes' in the virus in Sierra Leone.
The son of Thomas Gilbert Sr, the hedge fund founder who was found shot dead in his New York home, is charged with his murder.
A film adaptation of a bestselling book by France's former First Lady about her six-year relationship with president Francois Hollande is in development, its producer says.
The number of people with cancer in Scotland rises by 18% in five years, according to new figures from Macmillan Cancer Support.
Major incidents remain in place at six hospitals in England as staff struggle to cope with the number of patients.
An investigation into rape claims against Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been dropped, the Metropolitan Police say.
A man has avoided jail after a judge in the US state of Massachusetts accepted a pair of $85 Nike trainers as a bail bond
The UK services sector lost momentum at the end of the year, growing at its slowest rate for a year-and-a-half, an influential survey suggests.
Protesters interrupt diners during #blackbrunch
Pride director Matthew Warchus says he "understands" why gay references were removed from the film's US DVD cover.
Chris Goodchild was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 42. He spoke to the BBC about how it affects his life.
Wales fly-half Rhys Priestland is to join Premiership side Bath when his contract with Scarlets ends in the summer.
South Korea's defence ministry speculates that the North has made progress towards making deliverable nuclear weapons.
Nicola Jeffery Sykes lived with cancer in many parts of her body before finally being declared cancer-free by doctors.
Actor and writer Stephen Fry confirms plans to marry his partner Elliott Spencer in a ceremony in Norfolk.
The Pakistani government votes unanimously in favour of sending civilian terror suspects to military courts.