The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.
A controversial 1,000-room palace built for Turkey's president will cost even more than the original £385m ($615m) price tag, the BBC has been told.
Watch five top shots as Novak Djokovic beats Tomas Berdych to reach the semis of the World Tour Finals.
Three lanes of the M25 in Surrey remain closed throughout the evening rush-hour after a section of the road collapses leaving a pothole the width of one lane.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's European Championship qualifier between England and Slovenia.
One of the scientists involved in the Philae lander mission apologises for any offence caused over a shirt he wore earlier in the week.
New Zealand and Australia prepare to face each other in the Rugby League Four Nations final in Wellington.
Is Angus Sinclair worst serial killer Scotland has seen?
Police are investigating after a Twitter user wrote that he hoped disgraced footballer Ched Evans raped Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has described rape threats against Jessica Ennis-Hill which were made on Twitter as "appalling", saying that the athlete was "exactly right to speak out".
England defender Leighton Baines pulls out of the squad for the matches against Slovenia and Scotland with injury.
A young Canadian man who admitted taking a photo of an alleged sexual assault, after which the woman killed herself, avoids jail time.
A legal challenge to try to block the UK complying with the European Arrest Warrant is dismissed at the High Court.
Brazilian police have carried out a series of raids and arrested 18 people as part of a corruption investigation into the state-run oil firm Petrobras.
The control tower at the former RAF Wainfleet in Lincolnshire is being sold at auction.
Alex Salmond bows out as leader of the SNP saying a new era is beginning and Nicola Sturgeon will "make history".
Donald Blankenship, the former chief executive of Massey Energy, is indicted for his role in a 2010 West Virginia coal mine explosion - the US's worst coal disaster in 40 years.
Hip hop can help depressed people's self esteem, and more nuggets.
Leading Rosetta scientist apologises after online outcry
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.