Former Communist-era prison commander Alexandru Visinescu is sentenced to 20 years in jail after being convicted of crimes against humanity.
The former owner of a Scottish hotel is jailed for three years for trafficking workers from Bangladesh.
Police name the gunman who killed two women and injured nine others before shooting himself inside a Louisiana cinema.
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow defends claiming £31,400 in annual accommodation and travel expenses amid criticism.
Turkey's government vows to continue targeting Islamic State militants, after launching air strikes against their positions in Syria.
Scotland's only Conservative MP has opened a foodbank in Dumfries as anti-austerity campaigners protested outside.
The Department for Transport refuses to release a document that shows the scale of delays and cost overruns in major rail upgrades.
Nicola Sturgeon has written to David Cameron seeking urgent assurances that the UK's intelligence agencies are not spying on MSPs.
Shares in UK mining firm Lonmin plunge as its announces 6,000 jobs cuts in South Africa as it scales back its operations due to the falling price of platinum.
A 29-year-old man from Ceredigion is jailed for two years after admitting 'dark web' drugs offences.
Two British men die after their car falls 1,000ft off a mountain road in Austria, according to reports.
Sprinter Kim Collins says 100m rivals who "duck and hide" from each other are "killing" the event.
Nigeria makes a vital step towards being declared polio free in 2017, after marking a year without a recorded case of the disease.
Human Rights Watch urges Pakistan not to execute a man it says suffers from severe paranoid schizophrenia.
The dean of Swansea University's School of Management steps down from his role with immediate effect.
When people want their broken down motorbikes and scooters mended in India, many go to a mechanic. But one firm is trying to encourage the two-wheeler specialist market.
The world's biggest video game tournament company launches an anti-doping scheme, after a top player admits taking a performance-enhancing drug.
A huge number of lorries queued on the M20 in Kent overnight as part of Operation Stack.
The BBC meets one woman running her own manufacturing plant near the city of Pune. Satya Vadlamani is the managing director of Murli Krishna Pharma.
The UK box office sees a 10% rise in ticket sales in the first half of the year, compared to the same period in 2014.