Thai protesters march on several government buildings on the second day of what they are calling a shutdown of the capital, Bangkok.
Middle class families are facing a "crisis of confidence" over falling living standards, Labour leader Ed Miliband says in a newspaper article.
Three former Rabobank traders are charged in the US for allegedly conspiring to manipulate the yen Libor rate since 2006.
Chinese police arrest eight people over an explosion at a village in Guizhou province that killed at least 15 people, state media report.
Security is tight in Egypt ahead of two days of voting in a referendum on a new constitution, which could pave the way for fresh elections.
A Chinese obstetrician is given a suspended death sentence for stealing newborn babies and selling them to child traffickers.
Japanese carmaker Toyota has unveiled a new concept sports car, Future Toyota-1 (FT-1), at the Detroit motor show.
An Afghan citizen is granted asylum in the UK for religious reasons, because he is an atheist.
Diaries from British soldiers describing life on the frontline during World War One are being published online by the National Archives.
Ed Miliband is unlikely to win an outright majority in 2015 and Labour needs at least four hard-hitting policies to win over voters, Alastair Campbell says.
The Smithsonian Museum in Washington has decided to put Michelle Obama second inaugural gown on display.
Spending on locum doctors to plug the gaps in A&E units in England has risen by 60% in three years, figures show.
Pope Francis issues his strongest condemnation yet of abortion, calling it a "horrific" symptom of a "throwaway culture".
Nearly a third of a million people are being diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK, according to the charity Cancer Research UK.
Thousands of children could be dying each year because the World Health Organization has not updated guidelines for treating children entering shock, warn UK researchers.
Green tea can weaken the effects of a commonly prescribed blood pressure medicine, experts warn.
Hundreds of children are being held in police cells overnight in breach of the law, a leading police office says.
The HS2 high-speed rail project is to have a dedicated further education college to train engineering staff, ministers have announced.
Mexico announces federal forces will take over security in western Michoacan state, engulfed by violence between vigilantes and a drugs cartel.
Best-selling Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbo is to retell Shakespeare's murderous tragedy Macbeth for modern readers.