The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.
A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
More than 80 people are arrested overnight in Hong Kong after clashes sparked by the removal of a protest camp in Mong Kok.
Older people who regularly use the internet and take part in cultural activities may be better equipped to keep on top of their health, research suggests.
The team behind a portable eye examination kit that uses smartphones is crowdfunding to raise funds for its new innovation.
Sony Pictures, the movie distribution arm of the Japanese consumer electronics giant, has been the target of a cyber attack. But there are few details.
Performance poet on stage with a ventilator
David Cameron should not propose caps or quotas on EU migration to the UK, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says.
Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.
Ministers risk racking up a multi-billion pound bill if IT systems to run their flagship benefit reform are not introduced on time, a watchdog claims.
How celebrated artists bear witness to human suffering
Children are being put at risk because of deficiencies at the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, ex-staff tell BBC Newsnight.
Wednesday's big story in the newspapers is over criticism by MPs that Facebook did not alert the security services to terror threats made by one of the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby.
Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's "perfect" 5-0 Champions League win at Schalke is one of the club's finest away performances.
BBC man embraces South Africa's male beauty revolution
New measures to tackle terrorism are to be published by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a "greater" terror threat than ever before.
The US state of Missouri orders 2,200 National Guardsmen to Ferguson to quell unrest after a police officer was cleared over the killing of Michael Brown.
The majority of stop-and-searches conducted by Police Scotland have failed to find any illegal items in recent months, it emerges.
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places
Plans for an alternative to council tax are expected to be at the core of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans for the coming year.