New York Giants' Steve Weatherford and former NFL player Sidney Rice want their brains to help research into injuries.
An ex-Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting with Kurdish forces against Islamic State in Syria, the Kurdish militia says.
Award-winning children's author Mal Peet dies after a battle with cancer aged 67.
Sadio Mane ends Southampton's goal drought at home by scoring a late winner against Crystal Palace.
Christian Benteke's late penalty hands Tim Sherwood his first points as Aston Villa manager with a win over West Brom.
Shoppers watched in horror as a man stood on the wing of a pigeon before stamping it to death.
The amateur photographer who took a picture of a weasel on the back of a woodpecker mid-flight says it is "almost a dream".
Hull City manager Steve Bruce and Sunderland manager Gus Poyet separated following a touchline argument.
Lesotho is set for coalition talks after no party gained a majority in elections called after last year's attempted coup.
Video games firm Ubisoft is working on a title that it believes can treat lazy eye, a condition that can result in reduced vision.
An athlete is investigated for a possible doping ban breach after posting pictures on Facebook of him running with Mo Farah.
Figures released to BBC Scotland shows dozens of asylum seekers have been held at Dungavel immigration centre in Lanarkshire for months.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rocked the Capitol, says Jon Sopel, but will his "chutzpah" be for good or bad?
The US Justice Department has found evidence of racial bias at the Ferguson police department, US media reports.
Stuart Broad says claims England are "playing with fear" are wide of the mark despite a poor start to the World Cup.
Two men are charged with murder following the suspicious death of a man at a former pub in Pontypridd.
US agents raid more than a dozen hotels that cater to pregnant foreigners who want their children to be born US citizens.
Police in India secure a court injunction blocking the broadcast of an interview with one of the Delhi gang rapists on death row.
Ukraine's central bank sharply raises interest rates from 19.5% to 30% in an effort to curb inflation and prop up its beleaguered currency.
A report into the sexual exploitation of girls and young women in Oxfordshire says the authorities made "many errors" and could have acted sooner.