Police in Kenya fire teargas at school children and parents protesting over a 'land-grab' of their playground by a private developer.
A "human cannonball" stuntman was killed when the safety net intended to break his fall when he was fired from the back of a lorry, collapsed, an inquest hears.
Did King John actually 'sign' Magna Carta?
Golf's leaders are warned that they must not squander the opportunity of Rio 2016 to broaden the appeal of the sport.
Thousands of homes in Northern Ireland are without water after industrial action by a local supplier.
Temperatures dropped to -13C in some part of Scotland on Sunday night.
Police say a body found on an allotment site in Leicester is that of missing Cardiff woman Sameena Imam.
BBC News outlines some of the movers and shakers at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Is Oxfam right to predict that the wealthiest 1% of the world's population will have more wealth than the other 99% at some point next year?
Taylor Swift has backed a police officer whose version of her song Shake It Off has become a YouTube hit.
Severe icy weather conditions have led to several road accidents in north eastern US over the weekend
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards confirm that a general was killed in a suspected Israeli air strike in the Syrian Golan Heights.
Many mobile dating apps can be hacked to expose the exact location of users, warn security experts.
Craig Kieswetter's eye injury could be "career-ending" for the England wicketkeeper, says Somerset boss Matthew Maynard.
Images from around the world: 19 January
The US began looking into North Korea's computer network in 2010.
At least 20 of up to 80 people taken hostage by Boko Haram in Cameroon at the weekend are now free, reports say.
The legal costs incurred by a Stormont department in relation to a ban on the donation of blood from gay men was nearly £40,000 the assembly hears.
The crash of AirAsia QZ8501 three weeks ago was not likely due to terrorism, say Indonesian investigators analysing the cockpit voice recorder.
Wales and British Lions rugby star Adam Jones is banned from driving after being caught speeding on his way to a suit fitting.