Drugs charities in Wales criticise a plan to place a blanket ban on "legal highs" claiming it will drive the drugs underground.
Anderson Group, one of the recruitment industry's most high profile companies, is promoting an 'aggressive' tax avoidance scheme which tax experts are calling 'abusive'.
Transport officials in Washington DC block plans by a free speech group to display a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the subway.
History will be made in Nigeria on Friday when for the first time power will be handed over between rival political parties.
Is the Heysel disaster English football’s forgotten tragedy?
The 209 members of Fifa are set to vote for their new president amid a huge corruption scandal, with Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term.
Campaigners are calling on the government to do more to commemorate the sinking of the troopship Lancastria, one of the worst maritime disasters of World War Two.
Authorities in the Australian state of Victoria say young women are being lured by romantic notions to the Middle East to join Islamic State.
Could Nepal learn lessons from India, where a 7.7 magnitude quake flattened towns and villages in 2001?
Mainland China shares continued lower, falling as much as 3.5% on Friday after plunging nearly 7% a day earlier.
A new "blanket ban" on so-called legal highs will carry prison sentences of up to seven years, the government says.
Levels of unconscious racist and sexist bias have been reduced by manipulating the way the brain learns during sleep.
A UK exit from the European Union would be "disastrous" for Britain and Germany warns the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
The US is expected to have tough words with China at a regional security meeting, over Beijing's building activities in the South China Sea, says Jonathan Marcus.
Photographer Timothy Allen climbs high into the Peruvian Andes for Qoyllur Rit'i - the Snow Star Festival.
How to remove a 24,000-tonne oil platform from the North Sea
Gang violence on the rise again in El Salvador
Engineers produce a "shape memory alloy" that can pop back into shape more than 10 million times, shattering previous records for this type of material.
Brazil begins investigations into possible Fifa corruption there, as an Argentine judge issues warrants for three businessmen wanted by the US.
Holyrood's presiding officer Tricia Marwick announces she will step down as an MSP at next year's Scottish election.