A grand jury reaches a decision over whether to charge a police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says his family.
Members of the Welsh assembly could get a £10,000 pay rise after the 2016 election, the body which sets their salaries says.
A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.
A terminally ill woman who claims a hospital did not treat her suspected cancer as urgent has launched legal action against a health board.
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military.
A murder investigation is launched after an 18-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in hospital.
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.
An attraction styled, though not produced, by TV interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has had to close after just one day, following complaints from hundreds of disappointed customers.
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.
The fatal shooting by US police of a 12-year-old boy brandishing a replica gun in a playground prompts calls for the guns to be more clearly marked.
The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says his injury troubles are making him stronger and he will be back "soon enough".
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.
The former head of the Somerset Racial Equality Council is convicted of fraud after stealing another man's identity.
Labour says it has identified £250m in cost savings in the police service, promising to use the cash to protect the front line.
A 12-year-old boy has died after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, while carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.
Mr Hagel may not have been fired from his top military post but he appears to have been pushed, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus
Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers-Taylor become the first women to win international four-man bobsleigh medals.
The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, tells the BBC that there's a risk that long term growth in the UK, and other developed economies, will be "soggier than it has been in the past"
Chuck Hagel has resigned as US defence secretary after less than two years in the post, following a series of meetings with President Barack Obama.