The House of Representatives is set to approve a bill that would force the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
A young tiger, believed not to be dangerous, is the subject of a helicopter search by the French emergency services just outside Paris.
Footage is released showing a lorry driver doing a motorway U-turn after driving the wrong way up an exit slip-road.
A Frenchman is jailed for seven years for joining an Islamist militant group in Syria - the first such sentence in France.
He was the man who said that Britain's place was at the heart of Europe, the man who watched his party riven by divisions over the issue and the man who says he has not "a shred of doubt that the United Kingdom is far better off inside the European Union".
David Moyes says La Liga is better than the Premier League as he is unveiled as Real Sociedad manager.
Internet giant Amazon and book publisher Hachette resolve a bitter months-long royalties dispute that has delayed orders of several high-profile titles.
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Syrian rebels in the north of the country have been fighting government forces for three years, but the growing strength of the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaeda linked groups has made their struggle ever more desperate.
US researchers warn that premature babies are being exposed unnecessarily to high levels of a potentially dangerous chemical in plastics.
Scotland's James McArthur joins Republic of Ireland's James McCarthy in missing Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier.
The BBC's Fergal Keane follows the journey made by two families from war-torn Syria, as they seek refuge in France.
Heavy rain causes flooding across various parts of Northern Ireland on Thursday.
The European Commission dismisses claims that Celtic Football Club broke EU rules in land deals involving Glasgow City Council.
Islamic State releases an audiotape it says was recorded by its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, days after reports he had been killed or injured.
English FA chairman Greg Dyke calls for the publication of Michael Garcia's report, saying the criticism of Fifa is "very serious".
Kei Nishikori beats first alternate David Ferrer in three sets to put pressure on Andy Murray at the World Tour Finals in London.
Gareth McAuley will deputise for injured Northern Ireland skipper Steven Davis for Friday's qualifier in Bucharest.
A long-term fall in childcare places available in England appears to have reversed in the five months to August, suggest figures from Ofsted.
FA chairman Greg Dyke says the report into World Cup corruption is now pointless and that it is looking "pretty ugly" for Fifa.