The Tokyo Yakult Swallows wrapped up their first Central League title in 14 years with a 2-1 victory over the Hanshin Tigers in 11 innings on Friday night at Jingu Stadium. (The Japan News)
Eva Carneiro says she was not asked to testify by the FA in its investigation into alleged remarks by manager Jose Mourinho.
Activists are warning of a rise in suicides among young people in Iraq.
Winger Tim Visser is only thinking about beating South Africa and rejects the notion that Scotland are a weakened side.
A search is under way for an Indonesian passenger plane carrying 10 people, which lost contact with air traffic control over Sulawesi island.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his side's poor form is "the worst period in my career with the worst results in my career".
A judge in East Texas has wiped out 168 patent cases relating to a single patent and filed by the same company.
Thousands of refugees and migrants seeking sanctuary in Europe continue to cross the border from Croatia into Hungary every day.
Chemical engineers develop an additive for jet fuel that could prevent explosions without compromising engine function.
The US economy added 142,000 jobs in September - far lower than the 203,000 forecasted by economists.
Rights groups have expressed concern for civilians trapped in the Afghan city of Kunduz, as the government accuses the Taliban of crimes against humanity.
Divisions between rich and poor countries re-emerge as nations submit their plans for tackling climate change to the UN.
England need to be streetwise to counter Australia and keep their World Cup hopes alive, says ex-England star Jeremy Guscott.
The Republic of Ireland's postal service says people in Northern Ireland should not mail any items to the country due to industrial action by some of its staff.
As members of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group say Russian air strikes are hitting the Syrian opposition and civilians, how do those who have fled the conflict feel about the bombing?
South Korea sends nine Russian athletes, trainers and journalists home after they allegedly got drunk on a flight to the military world games.
Cardiff University has developed a virtual assistant that will ask questions as well as answer them
School children from the southern Indian city of Bangalore create a world record for "the largest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Gandhi".
The capture of Kunduz shows the Taliban's strength but does not mean all hope of a negotiated peace is lost, writes BBC South Asia correspondent Justin Rowlatt.
The Vatican insists the Pope's meeting with gay marriage row clerk Kim Davis in Washington was not an endorsement of her position.