The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.
Can science explain the flocking habits of starlings?
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after five years
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul tweets support for the toy store that was criticised for stocking dolls of the TV series' characters
Stags, starlings and more turn out for Autumnwatch
The European Space Agency releases a short sci-fi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.