Kei Nishikori beats first alternate David Ferrer in three sets to put pressure on Andy Murray at the World Tour Finals in London.
Gareth McAuley will deputise for injured Northern Ireland skipper Steven Davis for Friday's qualifier in Bucharest.
A long-term fall in childcare places available in England appears to have reversed in the five months to August, suggest figures from Ofsted.
FA chairman Greg Dyke says the report into World Cup corruption is now pointless and that it is looking "pretty ugly" for Fifa.
A teaching assistant accused of having sex with a pupil told police she sent him a picture of herself in her underwear, a court hears.
Widespread glitches in French Revolution-set Assassin's Creed: Unity have put its publisher Ubisoft under pressure.
Images from the ESA show what the comet would look like over some of Europe's biggest cities.
Building officials are investigating how a cradle holding two window washers collapsed 68 storeys above the ground at the World Trade Center site.
Nigeria's army has retaken the town of Mubi from Boko Haram, officials say, although some reports say the militant Islamists withdrew.
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports on how to treat an Ebola patient with the blood of an Ebola survivor.
The jury in the trial of a man accused of the manslaughter of County Monaghan teenager Jason McGovern fails to reach a verdict.
Armenia denounces and threatens Azerbaijan over the shooting down of a helicopter in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Wigan Athletic sack manager Uwe Rosler after just one win in 12 games leaves them third bottom of the Championship.
Researchers across Europe have expressed dismay at the scrapping of the role of EU Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA).
Former prison officers at a detention centre, where 915 former inmates say they were physically or sexually abused in the 1970s and 1980s, are interviewed by police
The Lib Dems have got their second largest donation ever, from a Cambridge professor, Electoral Commission figures reveal.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Tony Kochhar gives tips on avoiding handshake strain which Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is said to be suffering from.
Pop group Culture Club cancel their forthcoming US and UK tour because singer Boy George has developed a throat condition and may need surgery.
Around 130 people could lose their jobs as the owners of Deeside-based Shotton paper mill announce 550 redundancies across Europe.
Can shaking too many hands be bad for your health?