Afghan President Ashraf Ghani orders an inquiry after a mob beat a woman to death and burned her body for allegedly setting fire to the Koran.
A mother who killed her 22-month-old daughter as she leapt from a first-floor window admits manslaughter.
Glee star Dianna Agron is to make her British stage debut in a new play about fashion designer Alexander McQueen.
A fatty acid might be among organic molecules discovered on Mars by Nasa's Curiosity rover.
A coroner records a verdict of suicide in the inquest into the death of Brenda Leyland.
Northern Irishman and former Sierra Leone boss Johnny McKinstry is named the new coach of the Rwanda national football team.
More than 260 people are charged with offences following a National Crime Agency operation targeting suspected paedophiles
A 100-year-old Kenyan woman - jailed after failing to pay a $1,000 fine - is freed from prison following a national campaign.
A funding crisis in schools in England risks damaging pupils' education, according to a survey of head teachers.
Google narrowly escaped being prosecuted by the US government in 2012 over its dominance of the search market, reports the Wall Street Journal.
The funeral for one of four people who died in a car crash in Powys is being held.
Four Sun journalists, including the newspaper's chief reporter and royal editor, are cleared of paying public officials for stories.
A teenager found guilty of planning to behead a British soldier is jailed for 22 years by a judge at the Old Bailey.
A Suffolk councillor who is moving to the United States and says he can still do the job, has been formally asked to stand down.
The 2015 Six Nations could go down to the very last minute of the tournament - who do the experts expect to win?
Pope Francis has accepted Keith O'Brien's decision to give up his rights and duties as a cardinal, BBC Scotland understands.
A man who posted a fake suicide threat on Facebook ends up being arrested and put in a psychiatric institution for nearly three days.
A woman who conned her former husband into believing he was the father of her IVF baby is ordered to pay £39,000 in damages.
A rapist is handed a life sentence after he was caught when one of his victims saw his picture on Facebook.
Millions of people across the UK and northern Europe have been witnessed a solar eclipse, as Lisa Hampele reports.