Egypt is to hold parliamentary polls in two phases starting in March, the final step of the roadmap the army outlined after ousting President Morsi.
Japanese carmaker Honda is fined a record $70m by US regulators for failing to report 1,729 deaths and injuries to authorities.
Ten months after annexation by Russia, Crimea is living through its most troubled holiday season yet, the BBC's Yana Lyushnevskaya reports.
A huge police operation is under way in France's Picardie region, as special forces search for the gunmen who attacked Charlie Hebdo magazine.
Ex-Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes signs for Manchester United on an 18-month contract, with an option for another year.
Lionel Messi would attract a world record transfer if he decided to leave Barcelona - but who exactly could afford him?
Critics blame the "nanny state" and a fear- and lawsuit-crazy culture after a growing number of US towns institute sledging bans on public property.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Death in Paradise stars Don Warrington and Kris Marshall.
The US will close 15 military bases across Europe, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has confirmed.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is charged by the Football Association following comments after a draw with Southampton.
Oldham Athletic confirm that they will not be signing Ched Evans and say the club was put under "unbearable pressure" during negotiations to sign the player
A mother "begged" doctors not to let her baby die after paramedics failed to treat her condition as an emergency, an inquest hears.
Drivers pictures to be auctioned for charity
Sri Lanka's long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa awaits the results of Thursday's election, the tightest contest he has faced.
An Abercynon woman becomes Wales' first female Fifa-accredited referee after only being an official for three years.
Oldham Athletic condemn death threats made to fans, sponsors and staff as the club pulls out of a deal to sign Ched Evans.
A new exhibition at the British Museum will include what was once dubbed "the most famous Greek body in Europe".
Prime Minister David Cameron says he does not want to take part in TV election debates unless the Green Party are also included, the BBC learns.
Two people are arrested by police investigating the murder of a restaurant owner, whose car was forced off the road in County Antrim.
Four Muslim clerics go missing in the Ugandan capital several weeks after two other clerics were killed, a community leader says.