Members of the National Union of Journalists working for BBC News take industrial action in a dispute over proposed changes to staff pensions.
The 20bn euro project to build the A400M transport plane is saved as seven nations agree to buy 170 aircraft.
A Cuban passenger plane crashes in the centre of the country killing all 68 people on board, including 28 foreigners, officials say.
At least 21 people, including some foreign nationals, were feared killed when a small aircraft belonging to a private charter service crashed soon after take-off from the airport in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi.
Several people are injured after a concrete mixer lorry falls from a bridge and lands on a train on the track directly below.
Georgian authorities said on Friday that four Russians and nine Georgians have been arrested for involvement in a Russian spy network. Media reports quoted Russian foreign...
China warns that there will be "consequences" if governments show support for jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Greece resumed the shipment of all mail and packages abroad after midnight on Friday, following a suspension it imposed in the wake of a spate of parcel bombs sent to embassies in Athens and to European governments.
Protesters clashed with the police on Friday night after a white former transit police officer was given a two-year sentence for the killing an unarmed black man.
Shadow immigration minister Phil Woolas vows to fight a decision to declare his 2010 election victory void.
Nigel Farage is re-elected as leader of the UK Independence Party, replacing Lord Pearson in the post he previously held between 2006 and 2009.
Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete has won a second term in office, despite allegations of vote rigging.