Having added athletics to its collection of world championships, Qatar wants sport's biggest prize, the 2024 Olympics.
Police in Kabul shoot dead four Taliban militants during an attack on a compound housing foreign workers in Afghanistan's capital.
A flu vaccination programme in Lancashire has been criticised by some Muslim groups during the latest stage in its roll-out, in Lancashire.
U2 frontman Bono broke his humerus and fractured his eye socket and left shoulder blade in his recent bicycle accident, the New York hospital that treated him reveals.
The Yes campaign lost the referendum, but support for the SNP is still growing in Scotland. Laura Kuenssberg looks at the potential consequences for Labour.
Police are looking into claims sexual offences were carried out at the national school for deaf children.
The much-loved British actress Barbara Windsor will be awarded an honorary doctorate on 20 November by the University of East London.
UKIP's rise has been fuelled by two crucial factors - their claim to "tell it like it is" and their insistence that their views are not extreme. First on the NHS and now on immigration both claims are being challenged.
Nigel Farage has dismissed a row about whether UKIP supports deporting European Union migrants - if the UK votes to the leave the EU - as a "minor confusion"
Major changes to the US immigration system that would help up to five million undocumented people are to be unveiled this week by President Barack Obama.
Whipsnade Zoo has confirmed the senior zookeeper who was injured in an incident involving a rhino is now in a stable condition and is being cared for in hospital
First minister elect Nicola Sturgeon promises to build a Scotland that all "who live and work here can be proud of".
The way geckos climb has inspired a device that allowed a 70kg man to scale a glass wall like Spider-Man.
A hotel that "fined" a couple £100 who described it as a "rotten, stinking hovel" in a review is to stop making the charge, trading standards say.
Secret MI5 recordings reveal disputes between rival factions of the Continuity IRA, a court is told.
Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in an artificial coma, his family confirm.
A light aircraft crashes after hitting a bungalow on a farm in Lincolnshire.
New Wigan boss Malky Mackay insists he is not racist and says he has been on a "diversity education programme".
Bath fly-half George Ford will make his first international start as England make five changes for the visit of Samoa.
Will pub rule change affect price of a pint?