Pope Francis dismisses the Right Reverend Rogelio Livieres Plano over his involvement in a scandal involving the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.
The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is suspected to be one of the Boston Marathon bombers, has been pushed back by two months to January.
A nurse who fantasised about beheading a teenager with an axe and then eating her is jailed for nine years.
A father who admitted murdering his two-month-old baby daughter is jailed for at least 22 years.
Three members of the same family who drowned when their kayaks were swept over a weir on the River Tyne in Northumberland, faced an "impossible" situation, a coroner hears.
Almost one in seven countries around the world has a prime minister or head of state who studied in a UK higher education institution, according to an analysis by the British Council.
Tesco's profits guidance error was "stratospheric" and its executives may have to face MPs, the chairman of the Parliamentary Business Committee tells the BBC.
The "most dangerous" part of Ukraine's conflict in the east is over, President Petro Poroshenko says, adding that his "peace plan will work".
Andy Murray beats India's Somdev Devvarman in straight sets in Shenzhen, China in his first match since the US Open.
The recall of Parliament on the day of the UKIP conference is a "cynical ploy", says the party's deputy chairman.
Roger Federer doesn't have enough time to visit the whole of India. So his fans Photoshopped him into their cities.
The Queen's horse Estimate is stripped of second place in the Ascot Gold Cup after testing positive for morphine.
Tesco was warned in 2010 about 'aggressive accounting'
Relatives of adopted people will have more rights to find out about their birth family, so they can find out information such as inherited medical conditions.
Jonathan Beale explores the UK's options for military action in Iraq
Homes and businesses could see speeds rise considerably if a new technology being tested by BT comes to fruition.
Air France and pilots' union SNPL resume talks in the hope of resolving the strike that is costing the airline up to 15m euros a day.
A US teenager sentenced to life without parole for the 2011 murder of two Britons in Florida has his sentence thrown out.
A search is underway for two hen harriers which have gone missing, prompting the RSPB to offer a £1,000 reward for help in their safe recovery
CCTV footage is released from cameras fitted on bin lorries showing cars and vans mounting the pavement, sometimes at speed, by drivers who do not want to wait for the bin lorry to pull over.