Cameroon says its military has freed a German hostage kidnapped in Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
DJ Campbell says he thought about retiring and reveals his family were verbally abused as he fought spot-fixing claims.
Leading Sri Lankan opposition figure Sarath Fonseka is acquitted of all charges filed against him by the former government of Mahinda Rajapaksa.
After dropping out of university, budding 23-year-old musician Sherika Sherard was out of work for eight months, so wrote a song about it.
Paralympic champion David Weir heads a six-strong GB team for the April's IPC World Championship marathon in London.
Inflation and expectations of interest rate rises are shrinking at the perfect time for the government.
The industrial dispute at NI Water has been suspended and unions are recommending the latest offer to their members.
The leader of the SNP tells the BBC that her MPs will vote on English health matters if it helps to protect the NHS in Scotland.
TV chef Gordon Ramsey has lost a court case hinging on the use of a "ghostwriter" machine. But what is it?
Images from around the world: 21 January
The sentencing of two Turkish police officers over the death of a demonstrator in 2013 has provoked protests in Kayseri province.
A prominent democracy campaigner in Bahrain has been sentenced to six months in jail, for insulting the government on Twitter.
Bangladesh has arrested more than 7,000 opposition activists in the past 15 days, ministers say, as they struggle to stop nationwide protests.
The father of a young man killed in the Omagh bombing wins the legal right to challenge the government's refusal to hold a public inquiry into the atrocity.
An ailing Rafael Nadal battles past qualifier Tim Smyczek in five sets to reach the Australian Open third round.
Shia Houthi rebels tighten their grip on Yemen's capital, Sanaa, reportedly stationing fighters outside the home of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
A 19-year-old man is in a critical condition following a daytime attack involving about 20 people in a park.
WhatsApp acts to stop downloads of a third-party service, WhatsApp Plus, and locks out people who used it from its chat platform.
The Roman Catholic Church shuts its schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital as protests against President Joseph Kabila continue for a third day.
It's not often we get news of a UK tech firm that's a global success story and still owned in Britain. All the more reason then to celebrate this morning's announcement from Shazam.