Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States GP.
Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.
Two bodies are found after blaze at fireworks factory in Stafford, UK, police say
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.
An 82-year-old man is jailed for life for murdering his partner and her daughter who he shot at close range at his puppy farm in Surrey.
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A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa in a robbery.
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.
A Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer before leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt is charged with murder.
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.
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UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.
Police in India say they have arrested three people who they suspect robbed a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault.
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore is no longer in power, an army spokesman tells demonstrators in the capital, Ouagadougou.
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.
A man arrested over "a sick joke" about Ebola on a Dublin-bound plane is ordered to pay 2,500 euros (£1,963) to charity to avoid a criminal conviction.
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.