LA-based comedy Episodes, featuring Friends star Matt Le Blanc as a fictional version of himself alongside Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig, is commissioned for a fourth series.
Wintery storms have swept across Syria forcing roads and schools to close and blanketing refugee camps with snow.
The BBC's Daniel Sandford reports form Independence Square in Kiev where protesters show no signs of moving on having established medical facilities, tented accommodation and firewood stores.
Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence, reports say.
Plumes of water may be spouting from Jupiter's icy moon Europa - considered one of the best places to find alien life in the Solar System.
Critics say Canada Post's move to phase out home delivery over the next five years could hurt pensioners unable to walk to community post boxes.
Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing have been sentenced to between three and five years in prison.
One of the seriously injured survivors of the Glasgow helicopter crash dies in hospital, bringing the death toll from the tragedy to 10.
The jury in the fraud trial of Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi's former PAs are told to ignore complimentary comments made about her by the prime minister.
Members of the lower house of the Mexican Congress are involved in a heated debate over energy reform, with rivals pushing and shoving each other.
Spanish government vows to block Catalonia's plan to hold referendum on independence.
The Queen was "upset" about police officers eating nuts left out at Buckingham Palace, the phone-hacking trial hears.
Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave joins American Hustle as the frontrunner at this year's Golden Globe awards.
The Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out in August is discharged from hospital after a series of operations to give him prosthetic implants.
Major games publishers offer support to fans who have had gameplay clips removed from YouTube due to "illegitimate" copyright claims.
Scottish driver Paul Di Resta's Formula 1 future is in doubt after Force India announce the signing of Sergio Perez.
The government will have to find billions of pounds of fresh savings from the welfare budget, says the Chancellor, George Osborne.
A study suggests bots - automated software tools - now account for nearly double the amount of traffic generated by humans actively using the net.
A "landmark study" shows a drug can more than halve the development of breast cancer in high-risk women.
A care worker at a home for the elderly in Chambery in the French Alps is arrested on suspicion of poisoning six pensioners to death.