A notorious police killer is to be released after 48 years in prison in a decision described as "scandalous" and "sickening"
Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.
Everton fans are reportedly targeted by tear gas fired by police ahead of their Europa League match with Lille.
Bosses of the Caterham F1 admit they will struggle to race in the USA next weekend if they cannot resolve a dispute with administrators.
The head of Guinea's Ebola mission says the government has started paying compensation to the families of health workers who have died of the virus.
Oil firms BP and GDF Suez announce they have discovered a new field in the UK Central North Sea.
The parliament in Ottawa returns to work and gives a hero's welcome to the sergeant-at-arms who shot a gunman dead the day before.
Andy Murray moves into the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open with a convincing 6-2 6-4 win over Italy's Fabio Fognini.
A man is charged with attempted murder after a two-year-old child is discovered with a fractured skull in County Armagh.
A plan to cut CO2 by 40% from 1990 levels is likely to be agreed by EU leaders despite the threat of a veto from Poland.
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.
Chelsea's Diego Costa is released from hospital after being admitted with a severe stomach bug following international duty.
Canada's prime minister insists his country will not be intimidated, after a gunman rampages through parliament before being shot dead.
Ed Miliband promises to bring in an immigration bill creating "clear, credible and concrete changes" within months if Labour wins next year's general election.
At least 10 people are killed, eight of them Shia Muslims, in two attacks in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.
Tesco shares have slumped 8% after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by £263m, £13m more than the original estimate.
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Four women in Saudi Arabia have been given prison sentences for supporting al-Qaeda and training their sons for jihad.
A man is arrested after two people in their 70s are found dead in a house in Carndonagh in County Donegal.