A security alert is underway after the discovery of a suspicious object in east Belfast.
QPR defender Rio Ferdinand is suspended for three matches and fined £25,000 by the FA for comments he made on Twitter.
Surrey Police apologises to the family of two women for returning guns to a man convicted of murdering them at a puppy farm near Farnham.
Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers win the £20,000 Barclaycard Mercury Prize with their album Dead.
Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.
Rain has helped tamp down smoke from a creeping lava flow, which continues to threaten residents of a Hawaiian village.
Puppy farmer John Lowe, 82, has been found guilty of murdering his partner Christine Lee and her daughter Lucy Lee on his Surrey puppy farm
An appeal for the Ebola crisis in West Africa is to be launched by the Disasters Emergency Committee.
Holders Manchester City are knocked out of the League Cup as Newcastle earn their first win in 12 attempts at the Etihad.
England bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson say they are saddened by Kevin Pietersen's claims of a bullying culture.
The Vatican has unveiled a new hi-tech LED lighting system for the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
Southampton reach the last eight of the League Cup for the first time in 10 years at the expense of 10-man Stoke City.
John Guidetti scores a hat-trick as Celtic thrash Partick Thistle in the Scottish League Cup quarter-finals.
Two RAF jets create a sonic boom as they intercept a Latvian cargo plane over Kent and accompany it to Stansted Airport.
A Royal Air Force fighter jet apparently threatened to "shoot down" a Latvian cargo plane after it lost contact with air traffic controllers above Kent.
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by the Kilauea volcano are evacuated from their homes as lava hits the first houses in its way.
Swansea say manager Garry Monk will face no punishment from the FA after describing Stoke winger Victor Moses as a 'cheat'.
Three members of Bradford family found dead at their home were stabbed to death and a fourth died from hanging, post-mortem tests reveal.
The WHO says Liberia, the country hardest hit in the Ebola outbreak, has seen a decline in infections, but warns the crisis is far from over.