S Sudan president sacks army chief
South Sudan's president sacks the head of the national army amid reports of military setbacks - including rebels seizing the oil hub of Bentiu.
Ecclestone trial to begin in Germany
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial on bribery charges in the German city of Munich, and could face 10 years in jail if convicted.
Weight concerns behind Phelps return
Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is coming out of retirement because of concerns over his weight.
Asylum housing badly managed - MPs
A Home Office scheme resulted in asylum seekers being placed in "unacceptably poor" housing, the Commons Public Accounts Committee says.
VIDEO: Mirren: I'd love to play Juliet
Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she always wanted to play Shakespeare's Juliet, but was never given the chance.
Police make Syria appeal to UK women
British counter-terrorism police chiefs are making an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to urge men against travelling to possibly fight in Syria.
Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death - papers
A police update in the hunt for missing Madeleine McCann and the death of the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall after a fall in New York and attract front...
US troops in Poland for exercises
A first contingent of US troops arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
VIDEO: NYPD's twitter campaign backfires
NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.
VIDEO: Russia in new Ukraine attack threat
Moscow has again warned that it will retaliate if it judges that the interests of Russian people are being threatened in Ukraine.