Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he cannot be held responsible for the current corruption scandal and vows to work to earn back trust.
A smartphone app is as effective at testing eyesight as an optician's clinic, a trial suggests.
The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic ocean.
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.
Critics say project goes against late leader's principles.
Islamic State militants killed 20 men at the ancient amphitheatre at the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, central Syria, a monitoring group says.
Three schoolgirls from London who are feared to have joined Islamic State in Syria have made contact with their families, their lawyer says.
Patients were kept like "animals" at a Denbighshire mental health ward, relatives say.
A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.
A lorry transporting Nintendo's new special edition of its popular Splatoon shooter game has been stolen.
A series of images captures two vast blobs of plasma, shot out by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a nearly light-speed cosmic collision.
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.
President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.
Rail workers in the RMT union to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting Network Rail pay offer
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.
Avago Technologies, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, is buying its California-based rival Broadcom for $37bn.
Palestinians press Fifa to suspend Israel from football
The Iraqi authorities say they have exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been summarily killed by Islamic State near Tikrit last June.
Hashtag has been declared "children's word of the year" by the Oxford University Press.
Tajikistan's special forces chief appears in a video claiming to have joined Islamic State forces in Syria.