An investigation is being carried out after a woman died in an ambulance while waiting in a queue of around 15 emergency vehicles outside a hospital.
A major international study finds that killings among chimpanzees result from normal competition, not human interference.
A teenager was among more than 500 people given a pauper's funeral, with claims they could put an "increasing strain" on the public purse.
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.
The process for appointing a new police commissioner for South Yorkshire is set to begin following the resignation of Shaun Wright.
It has been a bumper year for edible plants and berries according to The Woodland Trust, who say this autumn could see the best fruit crop since records began.
A man dies in a road accident in Leven, Fife, in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Politicians in Wales await the result of the Scottish referendum on independence as voting gets under way.
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.
Police in Thailand say they have still not identified any suspects in the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely.
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is beginning a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression.
Australian police say they have carried out the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.
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Sony shares fall by 12% at the start of trade in Tokyo, after it warned of bigger losses for the full year.