The US House of Representatives has given its final approval to a bill - already passed by the Senate - backing the Keystone XL pipeline.
Talks on the future of Greece's debt repayments have been "constructive" but no agreement has been reached, both sides confirm.
Japanese shares rose despite news that the latest talks in the euro zone over Greece ended without a resolution.
The West, led by the US, has the capacity to make Russia think twice about aggression in Ukraine, says Mark Mardell - the question is whether it has the will.
Guidance is being issued about the use of hidden cameras to monitor the care of people in hospital and care homes in England.
A row has erupted about links between the sugar industry and scientists that advise government on obesity.
Did elderly Syrian woman really call IS fighters 'donkeys'?
Colombia's second largest rebel group, the ELN, releases a Dutch citizen it had kidnapped more than a year ago.
Six inmates who held a warden and guard hostage at a prison in Kaohsiung, Taiwan for 14 hours have killed themselves, say officials.
Shares in China's biggest online search engine, Baidu, fall nearly 10% after disappointing results as users switch to mobiles.
Lawyers for two Australians facing execution in Indonesia on drug smuggling charges have mounted a rare legal challenge in a final attempt to save their lives.
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Australia appeals again to Indonesia to spare Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, due to be executed in Bali for drug crimes.
Images of every tower block built in the UK are to be catalogued in a fully searchable digital archive described as a "Domesday Book" of the UK's post-war reconstruction.
A new rail link between the Borders and Edinburgh reaches a major milestone as track-laying is completed.
Most of Scotland's councils are due to set their budgets for the coming year, with councillors facing tough decisions on local spending as they seek to balance their books.
Tiger Woods says he is needs "a lot of work" on his game and he will not return until he is "tournament ready".
The row over claims of tax evasion at HSBC's Swiss bank, and Labour leader Ed Miliband's labelling of David Cameron as a "dodgy" prime minister, lead several papers.
The Romanian entrepreneurs making money from communism