Ford profits fall on new truck costs

Ford reports a fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

One of the suspects in the murder of journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

US network AMC buys into BBC America

US TV network AMC, which aired Mad Men and The Walking Dead, is to take over the running of BBC after a $200m (£125m) deal with the BBC.

Toilets and free speech in Texas

Pastors fighting transgender access in Texas

NY axe attack: Islamist link probed

Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being was linked to Islamist extremism.

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Canada’s foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.

Ukraine vote could push the country into chaos

Ukraine’s could bring conflict, not peace

US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'

US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, say.

Boko Haram 'abducts more women'

Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north- by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.

Monster shark 'kept whales in check'

The extinction of the biggest shark known to may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.

Knightley to make Broadway debut

British Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola’s classic novel.

Police called to 'Balotelli car row'

Police investigate a claim that Liverpool striker Mario “threatened” a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari.

AUDIO: '19 relatives have died from Ebola'

A pastor who says he has lost 19 members of his family to has been speaking to the BBC.

How technology is transforming Tasmanian farms

How is revolutionising farming in Australia

Amazon reports increased losses

Amazon shares plunge over 10% after the reports a third-quarter loss of $437m (£273m), bigger than many analysts expected.