Police have surrounded a warehouse in northern France, as they close in on gunmen suspected of killing staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.
Seleka rebels in the Central Africa Republic say they should be given the $5m US reward for capturing a Ugandan militia leader wanted for war crimes.
A Saudi Arabian blogger has been publicly flogged after being convicted of cybercrime and insulting Islam, reports say.
More than 1,200 roles are set to go at Edinburgh City Council over the next three years under proposals to plug a £67m funding gap.
Australia captain Steve Smith hits 71 in the fourth Test to pass Don Bradman's runs record in a series against India.
Championship side Norwich City appoint Hamilton Academical player-manager Alex Neil as their new boss.
Darren Partington, a member of 1980s and '90s acid house pioneers 808 State, is jailed for 18 months for dealing heroin and crack cocaine.
A 51-year-old man who killed his friend while awaiting sentence for an earlier attack on him is jailed for six years.
An MP's constituent is charged with threatening staff at her office after being arrested by armed police.
Network Rail is fighting plans for cliff-top homes it says will threaten a main rail line smashed by storms last year.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce gives his backing to convicted rapist Ched Evans returning to football.
Koalas caught up in wildfires currently burning across southern Australia are being given special mittens while they are treated for burns in a wildlife hospital in Adelaide.
Tributes are paid to a "highly popular" Cardiff teenager who died suddenly earlier this week.
Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold finishes second in her return to action in the third World Cup event of the season.
Astronomers measure Saturn’s position with unprecedented accuracy thanks to a continent-wide radio telescope.
The falling price of oil helped to narrow the UK's trade gap with the rest of the world in November to its lowest since June 2013, figures show.
Tackling terrorism is the UK's "national priority" and security services will get all the resources they need to keep the country safe, Chancellor George Osborne says.
Niger says it will not help recapture the Nigerian town of Baga, which hosts a multinational military base and has been seized by Boko Haram militants.
A seven-year-old girl who was born with a condition that means she cannot use her legs surprises doctors with her active life, including dancing and skateboarding.
Claims that a patient and consultant suffered an electric shock at a hospital in Aberdeenshire, are being investigated.