An aircraft which crashed in France killing a father and son fell from the sky "like a stone", an inquest is told.
Mass protests are expected across Mexico for 43 missing students, whom the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang.
British Basketball League side Cheshire Phoenix sign the world's tallest basketball player Paul Sturgess.
An average of 13 people have been killed daily in eastern Ukraine since the 5 September ceasefire came into place, a leading UN official says.
Britain's Will Stevens makes Formula 1 debut in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, partnering Kamui Kobayashi at Caterham.
Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.
A factory worker died from severe burns when he became trapped in an industrial oven, a court hears.
Edinburgh University launches an investigation into threats of rape made by members of an American-style "fraternity" organisation.
A pregnant woman killed her three children before writing "I love you" on their bodies, kissing them and tucking them up in bed, an inquest hears.
Police arrest five people in east Belfast over the death of a mother of five, which is being treated as murder.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
The chemicals giant Ineos is expected to announce plans to invest more than £6m in UK shale gas production.
Leroy Rosenior feels Malky Mackay's appointment as Wigan manager "makes a mockery" of an ongoing FA inquiry.
US comedian Bill Cosby has once again refused to comment when asked about sexual assault allegations that have been made against him.
A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
The Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice has rejected the UK's challenge to its cap on bankers' bonuses.
A South Wales Police officer tried to cheat his way out of a speeding ticket by changing his car number plates, a court hears.
David Cameron tells MPs there are no plans to change the funding formula used to decide spending in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Artist David Hockney, 77, has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that he is working harder than ever from his home in Los Angeles.