Toronto Mayor Rob Ford thanks his supporters and tells them he will beat the rare, aggressive cancer he was diagnosed with earlier this week.
Plymouth University agrees to spend £150,000 on seven chairs for graduation ceremonies.
The devastation caused by a severe fire at the Manchester Dogs' Home is revealed in this footage.
The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.
A new video is released showing a British man, identified as journalist John Cantlie, believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.
Mystery over tourist killings continues to baffle Thailand police
Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London.
A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of London schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murder in Latvia, police reveal.
A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murdering his wife in Latvia, police reveal.
The Chinese e-commerce website Alibaba will list on the New York stock exchange, at what could be a record price.
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke is returning a £16,000 watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews has voted to accept women members for the first time in its history.
In an interview with BBC Bristol presenter Lucy Tegg, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, admits he sometimes has doubts about God.
The BBC's John Simpson speaks to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on his new book and his continued refuge at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Malta turns away a ship travelling from Guinea over fears one person on board may be infected with the Ebola virus.
A man who was in the church hostel in Lagos which collapsed has credited a table with saving his life.
A man who claims he accidentally killed his ex-girlfriend was described as a "violent madman" on the day of the shooting in 2011, a court hears.
France's President Hollande says he is ready to launch air strikes to help Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group.
The BBC's Shilpa Kannan meets Indian farmers to find out how they are changing the way they work, and to see the technology helping them cope with climate change.
Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen.