Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.
Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.
Children have come into contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola on US soil and are being monitored, the Texas governor says.
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks is donating £1m to UKIP after joining the party.
A senior police officer insists a "substantial minority" of Liverpool supporters had a "responsibility" for what happened at Hillsborough in 1989.
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.
The EU Commissioner-designate for financial services, Britain's Lord Hill, tells MEPs he will act for the whole EU, not for the City of London.
Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
The prime minister admits the week leading up to the referendum on Scottish independence was the most nerve-wracking of his life.
Orangemen and unionists are considering staging rallies over the north Belfast parades dispute, the BBC has learned.
The United States has confirmed the first case of a patient developing the Ebola virus on US soil.
Two former environment ministers criticise Welsh government plans for an M4 relief road south of Newport.
Alan Pardew can handle the pressure at Newcastle despite calls for him to leave the club, say two former team-mates.
Sainsbury's shares close down 7% as supermarket price wars prompt its third consecutive quarterly sales fall.
The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.
Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.
Lord Hill tells EU why he's the man to oversee banks