Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda will buy Swiss sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media with a group of investors for $1.19bn (£780m).
Government spending on research and innovation needs to be doubled to stop the UK falling behind other countries, say science leaders.
A committee which polices the conduct of MPs should have more non-politicians on it to boost its independence, a report says.
MPs question the government's ability to attract £600m in private sector investment for flood defence schemes in England.
People who have been prescribed powerful anxiety or pain relief drugs are being warned about a new drug-driving law.
Imprisoning young offenders may make it more likely that they will go on to commit sex offences, a study by the Howard League finds.
Christians in Iraq "do not have much time left" without direct military action on the ground, the Archbishop of Irbil tells UK peers and MPs.
Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine say they have encircled the key town of Debaltseve - but Ukraine says its troops are still fighting along a supply road.
An investigation continues after a tipper truck crash on a steep hill in Bath left a child and three adults dead.
A Hong Kong woman is found guilty of severely abusing an Indonesian maid in a high-profile case that drew global attention.
David Cameron is to urge business leaders to give workers a pay rise, while the head of the British Chambers of Commerce will use its conference to call for an EU referendum in 2016.
Chinese markets rose on Tuesday, as investors ignored data that showed consumer inflation hitting a five-year low in January.
Is fox hunting still going on despite 10 years of ban?
Russian President Vladimir Putin begins a visit to Egypt, as both sides aim to boost bilateral ties and discuss major regional security issues.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn prepares to give evidence in a French court where he faces charges of procuring women for sex parties.
A highly critical government report says Nottingham Prison is not safe enough and conditions are poor.
At one time there were probably as many Christians in Asia as in Europe - this, says former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, has been forgotten.
Jordan may have a key role in helping to combat IS, but must guard against domestic upheaval, says Omar Ashour.
Pope Francis has proved to be serious about reform - but there remain limits, says Ed Stourton.
Scientists gain new insights into what lies at the very centre of the Earth, with a US-Chinese team saying its inner core is made of two parts.