US oilfield services firm Halliburton says it will cut up to 8% of its global workforce of 80,000 as oil prices continue to tumble.
Microsoft has released a patch to close a bug believed to exploited by hackers who targeted US military and government networks.
A man is charged with the murder of a University of Virginia student teenager whose disappearance for weeks made national headlines.
Greece's left-wing government drafts an alternative to its bailout conditions - but its EU partners remain sceptical.
The BBC's Will Gompertz sets a challenge to a former art forger, so see if he can spot a replica in Dulwich Picture Gallery in London.
A teenage Muslim convert accused of planning to behead a British soldier claimed he knew Lee Rigby's killer Michael Adebolajo, a court hears.
A minister promises to close an "unfair" immigration loophole in the rules for allowing foreign-born spouses of UK citizens into the country.
The Scottish government is sending in a support team to help cut A&E waiting times at the Royal Alexandra hospital in Paisley.
Labour defends the choice of a pink minibus to launch a campaign aimed at female voters after it is attacked on social media.
Tributes are being paid to the victims of a crash where three men from south Wales and a local child died in Bath, Somerset.
Argentine forensic experts find DNA from an unidentified person in the apartment where special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead last month.
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch says it has now completed initial surveys of the wreck of the cargo ship Cemfjord.
Sky secures five of seven English Premier League live TV packages while rival BT secures two packages in a record £5.136bn deal
Australia is to compete at this year's Eurovision Song Contest as part of the the show's 60th anniversary celebrations, organisers announce.
A former crime-fighting chief is announced as the next chief inspector of borders and immigration.
Sky and BT Sport will pay the Premier League £5.1bn to share live TV rights for three seasons from 2016-17.
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says he has got his "dream manager" to replace Harry Redknapp, who resigned last week.
Doctor Who actor David Tennant becomes the most successful debut contestant on Radio 4's quiz show Just a Minute.
A rare species of elephant in Mali is being targeted by poachers, with the government blaming rebels attempting to raise money for weapons.
The man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at a park in Glasgow has been deemed unfit to stand trial.