Global protests over climate change
Thousands march in New York as part of 2,000 protests taking place around the world to demand urgent action on climate change.
GM recalls cars over brake defect
American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.
White House security stepped up
The US Secret Service says it has launched a comprehensive review of security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours.
Paloma Faith and Sigma top UK chart
Drum and bass duo Sigma reach number one with their track Changing, featuring Paloma Faith - the first time the singer has topped the singles chart.
Cape Fear actress Bergen dies aged 84
Polly Bergen, the actress whose fictional family was terrorised by Robert Mitchum in the 1962 film Cape Fear, dies aged 84.
Jolie to direct ivory poaching film
Angelina Jolie signs up to direct Africa, a film about a conservationist's battles with ivory poachers.
eBay flaw has existed for months
A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.
Google and Apple encrypt by default
Google and Apple commit to encrypting users' data by default, to protect against hackers and the requests of law enforcement agencies.
Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.