A pioneering Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar, the Black Beauty, is to be auctioned in New York in February.
A "foolish" Tesco shopper who changed the display image of a demonstration iPad to a pornographic photo is given a community order.
Italy's parliament elects judge Sergio Mattarella as the country's president, on a third day of voting for the largely ceremonial post.
The sister of Missing Manic Street Preacher Richey Edwards says it was difficult for her father to die without knowing the fate of his son.
Thousands of children in Northern Ireland receive the results of their post-primary school entrance exams on Saturday.
The search for a fishing boat that went missing in the English Channel with four people on board is called off, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says.
After Tiger Woods's worst professional round, Iain Carter asks how the former number one can halt his alarming decline.
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German former President Richard von Weizsaecker, whose two terms in office spanned reunification, dies at the age of 94.
A Welsh police and crime commissioner says the proposal to offer Tasers to all front-line police officers is a mistake.
Officials' primary concern was with "national security" during a paedophile scandal involving a senior British diplomat in the 1980s, according to a former top civil servant.
British number one Andy Murray says it would be a "big upset" if he could beat Novak Djokovic and win his first Australian Open.
A British healthcare worker is brought back to the UK for Ebola monitoring after suffering a needle-stick injury in Sierra Leone.
The Met Office issues a further warning of snow and ice covering much of Scotland from Saturday afternoon until noon on Sunday.
Taekwondo and badminton are among the 22 sports confirmed for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Firefighters in Los Angeles have carried out a dramatic rescue of a dog trapped in a river.
Benedict Cumberbatch and members of codebreaker Alan Turing's family are among those calling for thousands of men who were prosecuted for being gay to be pardoned.
Animal lovers across Gloucestershire are being asked to volunteer to help toads to cross the roads.
Captain Michael Clarke denies he is in dispute with Cricket Australia after making 51 on his return from surgery.
World number one Serena Williams overcomes illness to win her 19th Grand Slam title with a 16th successive victory over Maria Sharapova.