Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.
A law that makes it easier to declare missing people dead comes into force in England and Wales on Wednesday after a long campaign.
An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder.
Are US fraternities doing enough to stop campus rape?
Local landline calls in the Aberdeen area now require the 01224 area code under changes aimed at freeing up more telephone numbers.
Police investigating the disappearance of missing 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross find a body in a west London river.
Assad loyalists concerned by rise of Syria paramilitaries
Norway's master of surprises takes the helm
Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice".
The mystery of Connie Converse, the original singer-songwriter
How Iraqis are using comedy to cope with their fear of IS
Is yoga really about exercise or spirituality?
One photographer's take on 1960s Britain
How legalising same sex unions changed lives for gay couple
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace
Councils in England and Wales are being overwhelmed with requests to ensure the human rights of vulnerable people are not being abused.
Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers.
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.
The $250m internet firm at the forefront of 'lowbrow click-bait'
Barcelona suffer their first defeat of the season as PSG move top of Group F after a thrilling 3-2 Champions League win.