A role defined as 'ball boy' earned a Ghana staff member $100,000 at the World Cup while a drummer was paid over $5,000.
A case of "mad cow disease" identified in the Republic of Ireland was isolated to a single animal, the Irish government has said.
The Scottish Parliament passes legislation which will require all airgun owners in Scotland to hold a licence.
The GAA describes claims that design flaws in the proposed new Casement Park stadium could lead to a Hillsborough-style disaster as "unfounded and hysterical".
Residents are evacuated from Sochi in Russia after flash flooding submerges part of the city that staged the Winter Olympics in 2014.
The world's first eye-tracking virtual reality headset secures investment from Samsung Ventures.
Music festival opens its doors for another year
Tiny spheres of fat shed by pancreatic cancers can be used as a blood test for the tumours, a study shows.
After successfully challenging the tech giant over not paying artists' royalties Taylor Swift says she will appear on Apple's streaming service.
A man who repeatedly stabbed his neighbour after subjecting her to a campaign of harassment is convicted of murder.
David Cameron has accepted it may not be possible to change the EU's treaties before the UK's in/out referendum on the EU, the BBC understands.
A fully flexible, almost skin-like colour display is developed by a team in Florida - paving the way for clothes that can instantly change colour.
Brian Toomey says he has "achieved the impossible" as he returns to competitive horse racing after a serious fall in 2013.
A "Cooking Bus" intended to educate children about eating - which experts said was unlikely to bring any health benefits - is to be sold off.
By the time the music starts on Friday morning, 177,000 people are due at Glastonbury festival, a few music fans tell BBC News why the event is so special.
Rwanda's intelligence chief Karenzi Karake is released on bail of £1m ($1.6m) in London after his arrest on Saturday.
Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond is sentenced to four months in jail for a bar fight during which a man was stabbed.
Why live action football commentators turn their skills to following a soccer video game
Bernie Ecclestone should step down as Formula 1 supremo so somebody "radical" can take over, says Eddie Jordan.
England Under-21s were right to leave out key men for the European Championship, says the FA's director of elite development.