The mother of Stephen Lawrence wants Met police assurances they will co-operate "fully" with a public inquiry into undercover policing, her lawyer says.
The cross-party decision to rule out a monetary union if Scotland became independent is final, the chief secretary to the Treasury will say.
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan says his government could ban Facebook and YouTube, amid leaks suggesting government corruption.
Margaret Atwood, Donna Tartt and Booker winner Eleanor Catton are among the novelists longlisted for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Blast on navy ship in Mumbai causes injuries, Indian Navy says
Controversy is surrounding claims by Newsweek to have found the creator of the Bitcoin virtual currency.
A Malaysian court overturns the acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges, upholding a government appeal.
Doctors treating injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher are still working to bring him out of a coma.
A construction worker is killed at one of the Crossrail construction sites in central London.
Oscar Pistorius is back in court for the fifth day of his trial for the alleged murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A woman was found sleeping in the bedroom of the house the singer rents in Atlanta.
A former member of Japan's Aum Shinrikyo cult, the group which carried out a deadly sarin gas attack in Tokyo, is been jailed for nine years.
Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
Live coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.
Russia will welcome the sporting world back to Sochi on Friday when the opening ceremony takes place for the Winter Paralympics.
Chaori Solar becomes the first Chinese firm to default on its onshore corporate bonds, say media reports quoting the firm, after failing to make an interest payment.
The Turkana region in northern Kenya is facing one of the worst droughts in living memory with more than 1m people in need of food aid.
Australia's Queensland is suffering its most widespread drought on record, with almost 80% of the state now included in the list of affected areas.
Encouraged by the soaring price of gold, hundreds of thousands of poorer people in Peru have been trying to strike gold in the country's makeshift mines, operating outside the law.