Tanzania outlaws witch doctors in a move intended to stop the killing of albino people for their body parts.
Woody Allen is to create his first ever television series, writing and directing a show for the Amazon Prime Instant Video service.
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry's all-time centuries record of 775 in the Masters.
Millions of Android users could be at risk as Google changes the way it handles security updates for older versions of the smartphone operating system.
Police make multiple arrests and use tear gas to disperse crowds of American football fans following Ohio State's victory in the college championship game.
Oldham Athletic owner Simon Corney says he would consider selling the League One club after the Ched Evans saga.
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry was wrong to refuse a woman's bid for legal representation at public expense, the High Court has ruled.
Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill to contest her first heptathlon since winning gold at London 2012 in May's Hypo-Meeting.
Film-maker Pedro Almodovar joins the cast of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown for the curtain call at its opening night in the West End.
The German president and chancellor are to attend a Muslim community rally on Tuesday to promote tolerance and religious freedom.
First snow of the year in Wales
The UK's creative industries, which includes the film, TV and music sectors, were worth a record £76.9bn to the UK economy in 2013, the government says.
A South Carolina judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a former police chief who killed an unarmed black men after a jury deadlocked.
A Jewish newspaper has photoshopped female world leaders out of a Unity March picture in Paris.
A jury in the trial of an ex-lover of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins can return a majority verdict, a judge says.
A global study of 274 cities helps shed light on energy consumption in urban areas and what can be done to make future urbanisation more energy efficient.
The family of a teenager found hanged at home want schools across the UK to review how they handle sensitive issues with pupils.
A police force recruiting for a new deputy chief constable requests applicants submit a "selfie" in order to apply for the role.
Zimbabwe's High Court orders a halt to the eviction of farmers who say they have been targeted to make way for a game park for First Lady Grace Mugabe.
A review of the New York police's recent chokehold cases has found discipline recommended by a complaint board were often not followed.