Australia is 'weeping' at the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes, says former opening batsman Michael Slater - as the country mourns.
The language of sporting hype is battles and tragedies but in reality the heroes usually walk away unscathed, says Tom Fordyce.
Pitch invaders cause Tottenham's Europa League game against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane to be briefly suspended.
Ferrari dealer spends £640,000 on two number plates at DVLA auction held in Wales.
Thirteen men have been convicted of child sex crimes, involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls in Bristol.
The BBC has learned one of the Tesco executives suspended by the company over the £260m profit misstatement has left the company.
Everton progress to the Europa League knockout stage after securing top spot in Group H with a 2-0 victory at Wolfsburg.
At least 35 people are killed in an explosion in north-eastern Nigeria, close to the Cameroonian border, reports say.
The well-known republican Bobby Storey, who was arrested as part of the overall investigation into the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in 1972, is released.
Lithuanian builder Viktoras Bruzas arrested by police investigating double murder in Surrey
Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September.
A driver who claimed his excessive speed during a police chase was due to his dog sitting on the accelerator pedal is jailed.
A man who ran children's homes in north Wales is found guilty of sexually assaulting youngsters in a campaign of abuse spanning decades.
Rail and bus fare increases above the 3% rate of inflation "cannot be ruled out" as a result of proposed budget cuts at the Department for Regional Development (DRD).
Formula 1 bosses agree to ditch the controversial double points scheme for next season.
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney denies "favouriting" a pornographic image on Twitter, blaming the site's lack of security.
A South African ventriloquist appears in court with his dummy to successfully challenge a gagging order.
Airline passengers in Siberia had to get out and push.
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may have to pull out of the UK Championship after breaking his ankle while running.
Brazil legend Pele is transferred to a special care unit in Sao Paulo following treatment for a urinary infection.