Italian police believe human traffickers made some $3m from 359 illegal migrants found abandoned on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean.
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor will face fourth seed Gary Anderson in Sunday's PDC World Championship final.
New boss Alan Pardew wants to rekindle the spirit of his playing days as Crystal Palace visit Dover in the FA Cup.
Mexican authorities arrest 10 more police officers in their inquiry into the disappearance in September of 43 students in Guerrero state.
A US lawyer says he is planning legal action against a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him and Prince Andrew when she was a minor.
West Bromwich Albion's Saido Berahino appears subdued despite scoring an impressive four goals in a 7-0 win against Gateshead in the FA Cup third round.
Edward Brooke, the first black senator to be popularly elected in the US, dies aged 95, Republican Party officials say.
A seven-year-old American girl who walked for help after a deadly light plane crash in Kentucky is praised for her bravery.
Newcastle caretaker boss John Carver says he wants to be the permanent head coach following Alan Pardew's exit.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confirms he will move to a Major League Soccer club when the Premier League season ends, saying he is "excited" about it.
A light aircraft comes down in woodland south of the A303 close to Popham airfield in Hampshire, South Central Ambulance Service says.
Israel halts the transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority after it applies to join the International Criminal Court.
Non-league Blyth Spartans, Southport and Gateshead are knocked out of the FA Cup, leaving Wrexham as the lowest team left.
An 80-metre wind turbine has collapsed on a mountainside near Fintona in County Tyrone.
Police launch an international manhunt after a 28-year-old woman is found dead at a hotel in Cardiff.
The hospital treating the British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola have said that she is now in a critical condition.
The Ski Sunday team visit Sainte-Foy in the French Alps to film for the first programme of the new series, and find perfect conditions.
England's three-time winner Martin Adams beats Dutchman Jan Dekker on the opening day of the BDO World Championships.
A patient who recently returned to the UK from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at a hospital in Wiltshire.
A major search operation is launched after a vessel believed to have had eight crew on board overturns off the north of Scotland.