Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu says he will fund 1,000 budding African entrepreneurs as part of a $100m (£670,000) initiative to boost the continent's private sector.
The FA announces proposals to restrict the number of non-EU players in English football and toughen rules on home-grown talent.
US researchers are investigating ways to extract the gold and precious metals from human faeces.
Around 100 migrant workers have been rehoused after being found to be living in "grossly unsuitable and unsafe premises" in Flintshire.
David Cameron says he is putting himself forward "for the full five years" as prime minister in the next Parliament.
David Cameron tells the BBC he will not serve a third term as prime minister if the Conservatives remain in government after the general election.
A teaching union generally regarded as the most moderate is to debate taking industrial action over pay, it has emerged.
At least 36 people are killed and 70 injured in Peru as a bus careers into the wrong lane and is hit by three oncoming vehicles.
Too tight to call? Chief football writer Phil McNulty takes on the challenge of predicting how the top-four places will be decided.
Daniel Sturridge is a doubt for England's Euro 2016 qualifier with Lithuania on Friday because he has a hip injury.
The Football Association will charge Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel for an incident involving David De Gea at Anfield on Sunday.
Nine British-Sudanese medical students and doctors who have travelled to Syria were motivated by humanitarian concerns, their parents say.
Gulf States will take "necessary measures" over deteriorating security in Yemen if a peaceful solution cannot be found, Saudi Arabia says.
Leaving the EU could cost the UK economy 2.2% of total output (GDP) by 2030, a study by the think-tank Open Europe says.
Freeing a double killer from an open prison on day release, allowing him to murder a Good Samaritan, has been branded a "catastrophic failure" in a report
A judge has ruled that a woman may seek punitive damages from a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley on the grounds of sexual discrimination.
Afzal Amin has resigned as Conservative candidate in Dudley North over claims he plotted with the English Defence League, a Tory spokesman confirms.
Following the death of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, BBC News considers his legacy with a look at some key facts and figures.
Growing evidence suggests cannabis could cure serious diseases like cancer, but opinions are divided.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in the UK have increased and are being blamed on a rise in extremist sentiment.