The Mormon church admits for the first time that its founder, Joseph Smith, took multiple wives, with the number estimated to be up to 40.
Swiss world number two Roger Federer overcame Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-2 at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
MPs hear evidence on historic child abuse.
Commonwealth champion Zoe Smith withdraws from the weightlifting world championships in Kazakhstan because of a virus.
A verdict of negligence on three senior officers of a South Korean ferry that sank in April, killing over 300, angers many victims' relatives as too lenient.
Experts warn one in 10 sausages in England and Wales could lead to a hepatitis E virus infection (HEV) if they are not cooked properly.
The formal part of the Apec summit in Beijing has ended but the US and Chinese presidents have been holding private talks, as Martin Patience reports from Beijing.
Thousands of people attend a ceremony at the Menin Gate to mark the anniversary of the WW1 armistice.
Nigeria criticises the US for refusing to sell the government "lethal" weapons to fight militant Islamists as they seize another town.
The story of the people snatched from Syria's streets
After 11 women die in a botched mass sterilisation attempt in central India, the BBC's Geeta Pandey explains why Indian women go to sterilisation camps.
The pilot of a rocket-equipped push bicycle tells the BBC it was "very scary" to ride the vehicle at 207mph, breaking his previous record.
The UN has expressed concern over the sentencing by an indigenous court in Colombia of seven Farc rebels over the murder of two indigenous leaders.
An investigation into the recording of telephone calls between prisoners and their constituency MPs is ordered by the justice secretary.
A 1984 Oxo advert starring Lynda Bellingham is to be screened on Christmas Day as a tribute to the actress who died last month.
Former Blackpool and Hull striker Ben Burgess on his decision to swap the changing room for the classroom.
The Confederation of African Football confirms Morocco will not host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations but no new venue is announced.
A powerboat was being "pushed to its extremes" when it turned sharply throwing a family of six into the water and killing the father and a daughter, an inquest hears.
Clothes Show presenter on the appearance of David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage and Natalie Bennett.
Google is to pay over £1bn to rent an airfield but little is known about what it plans to do there.