Getting more women into the workplace could be a boon to global output. Linda Yueh assesses what needs to be done to make it happen.
Churches are set on fire in the capital of Niger during fresh protests against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo's Prophet Muhammad cartoon.
Rangers supporters drop an attempt to take court action to prevent any move to give Mike Ashley security over Ibrox.
Eurostar suspends all services as the Channel Tunnel is closed, after a lorry caught fire at the French end of the tunnel.
An emergency medicine consultant blames a drop in his department's performance on a lack of capacity in other hospital areas and care homes.
Why some disabled people visit the same places over and over
Rory McIlroy cards a 71 and is eight behind leader Martin Kaymer after the penultimate round of the Abu Dhabi Championship.
Work to pump about 3,000 tonnes of excess water from the stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka has begun, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says.
The "secret" nocturnal sex life of England's largest seal colony is filmed for the first time by BBC Winterwatch cameras.
Attacks on two houses in north Belfast are being treated by police as hate crimes.
Dundee United's Premiership match against Inverness follows games at Livingston and Albion Rovers by being called off.
Three years after finding fame on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the 11-year-old from Essex has her first US Top 100 success.
Labour leader Ed Miliband says people will be "choking on their cornflakes" at the PM's call for firms benefitting from cheaper oil to give pay rises.
Amir Khan says Prime Minister David Cameron helped him to get a visa to travel to the US when he was refused entry.
Why is controversial comedian not afforded free speech, fans ask
An appeal is launched to trace a commuter who punched a train conductor when he stopped him from boarding after he was verbally abusive.
A man appears in court accused of arson following a series of fires in Oxfordshire, including one that caused major damage to council headquarters.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen is the leading run-scorer in the Big Bash after an unbeaten 67 for Melbourne Stars.
Gunmen launch an attack on a UN camp in northern Mali, killing a UN peacekeeper and injuring at least one other, residents and eyewitnesses say.
Enterprise zones in Wales create or safeguard 5,000 jobs at a cost of £70m, figures reveal.