Gunmen kill 48 people in an attack on a remote village in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state, an official says.
A former cannabis user is dismantling the garden shed where he used to grow his drugs after being banned from going inside it by a judge.
Families of soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the government for negligence and bring damages claims under the Human Rights Act, the Supreme Court rules.
The murder of a woman whose remains were discovered on Corstorphine Hill in Edinburgh a fortnight ago is to feature on BBC's Crimewatch programme.
A gun-battle has lasted for more than an hour inside a UN office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, following a suicide bombing, witnesses say.
Afghanistan suspends talks on a bilateral security agreement with the US, after Washington's announcement of peace talks with the Taliban.
BT chief executive Ian Livingston is to leave the company to join the government as a trade minister, David Cameron announces.
Brazil is to send a national security force to five major cities to help restore order after massive protests, the justice ministry says.
A suicide bomber on a motorbike kills two people in Yemen's northern town of Saada, which is under the control of Houthi Shia rebels.
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom is to launch an investigation into BSkyB over the supply of its sports channels to rival broadcasters.
Chief Constable Matt Baggott has said the G8 summit in Fermanagh was "the most peaceful and secure" in history.
Nearly a fifth of Wales' charity shops could close if the Welsh government implements proposed changes to business rate relief, a charities group says.
Dalian Wanda Group, a Chinese property developer, says it will spend £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and property in London.
A system software update has rendered some PlayStation 3 consoles unusable, manufacturer Sony confirms.
Entertainer Freddie Starr is rebailed for another two months by officers investigating allegations of sexual offences.
Parliament will never back votes for all prisoners, so a compromise will have to be found to comply with EU law, says the chairman of the committee set up to decide on the issue.
The average single person in their twenties will now have to save for over 14 years before they can buy a home, says the housing charity Shelter.
A teacher accused of abducting a schoolgirl to France will not give evidence in his defence, a jury is told.
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Dundee, Hull, Leicester and Swansea Bay make the shortlist to become the UK's second City of Culture in 2017.