Former Great Britain and Hull FC rugby league player Gareth Raynor goes on trial accused of rape and unlawful wounding.
Gunmen attack a hotel popular with tourists in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
Scientists who tracked the large asteroid 2004 BL86 as it passed by Earth say it has a small satellite.
Images from around the world: 27 January
Greece's new Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, may face greater difficulties sustaining enthusiasm in his country than convincing EU partners to end austerity.
The father of murder victim Gareth O'Connor calls on Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly to resign.
The Ministry of Justice orders the closure of Blantyre House Prison in Kent, according to the Prison Governors' Association (PGA).
The upmarket supermarket chain, Waitrose, expects to create 2,000 jobs in new shops and by expanding existing sites.
The US president cuts short an India trip to lead a bipartisan delegation to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.
MPs take evidence on the child abuse inquiry
A ninth French national dies following the crash involving a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base, officials say.
Smart scanners that can identify the sites of potholes before they form are being developed by academics at Nottingham Trent University.
Japanese police have raided Amazon's Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse.
Why one protester's death went big on social media
A McDonald's employee is punched in the face by a customer who was told he could not use the restaurant's phone.
Arek Hersh is returning to Auschwitz, where he was imprisoned as a boy, 70 years after it was liberated.
EU leaders ask their foreign ministers to consider imposing further sanctions on Russia in response to the continued fighting in Ukraine.
Disrupted services from Facebook, Instagram and other social networks were the result of system error, not hackers.
The poisoning of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London is a matter of "utmost gravity", the judge leading the inquiry into his death says.
A man is jailed for seven-and-a-half years for killing a 14-year-old girl he hit at more than 60mph in Sheffield and then drove off.