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The deal ends Rupert Murdoch's more than half century of media empire building.
- France Millas train crash: Children killed as bus cut in two
At least four children died and another 20 people were hurt in the collision in southern France.
- What is net neutrality?
An Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality" is repealed by a US regulator, so what does it mean?
- Star system has record eight exoplanets
Nasa finds a distant star circled by eight planets, equal to the complement in our own Solar System.
- California firefighter dies as Thomas blaze rages
About 7,000 firefighters are trying to tackling the Thomas fire, the fourth biggest in state history.
- Odebrecht scandal: Peru president Kuczynski under pressure to quit
Pablo Kuczynski has reportedly lost the support of key cabinet members over corruption allegations.
- Venezuela first lady's nephews jailed for drugs
The two men were found guilty of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into the United States.
- Roy Moore refuses to concede after Alabama election defeat
Defeated Republican Roy Moore refuses to concede Alabama race and warns a cultural battle 'rages on'.
- UK's May: We're on course to deliver Brexit
Theresa May plays down her Commons defeat as she arrives in Brussels for dinner with EU leaders.
- Syria war: US says flares fired at Russian jets
A mid-air collision was only narrowly avoided, the US defence department says.
- Joe Biden comforts John McCain's daughter over cancer
The ex-VP offers words of advice on the senator's cancer during an emotional TV talk show encounter.
- Thousands stranded as airline fails
About 5,000 passengers are stuck abroad after the Austrian airline opens insolvency proceedings.
- Dalai Lama launches free iPhone app
The official app will let followers stay up to date with his travels and read his teachings.
- Gemenid meteor shower dazzles over northern hemisphere
If you missed the annual Gemenid meteor shower, cameras captured the celestial display over China.
- Booze calculator: What's your drinking nationality?
How does your drinking measure up to the average from countries around the world?
- 7 days quiz: Who did George Clooney give $14m to?
7 days quiz: Who did George Clooney give $14m to?
- Africa's top shots: 8-14 December 2017
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this week.
- 'Flat-chested' K-pop star responds to 'cruel' body comments
Online critics said she didn't look right for K-pop, but Amber Liu from girl group f(x) is fighting back.
- Australia child abuse inquiry: Messages from survivors
More than 1,000 handwritten notes describe being heard by Australia's huge child abuse inquiry.
- Airbus A380 draws giant Christmas tree over Germany
An Airbus pilot has festive fun flying in the shape of a Christmas tree on a test flight over Germany.
- The five personalities at every Christmas party
Clinical psychologist Ros Taylor says there are five types of characters you'll find at every festive shindig.
- My father fought the CIA's secret war in Laos
A journalist looks for the truth of his father's role in one of the largest clandestine missions in US history.
- China's Class of 1977: I took an exam that changed China
China's 1977 college entrance exams brought in a generation that would change the country forever.
- Migrants in Germany: Should they be paid to go home?
Berlin is offering asylum seekers thousands of euros to retrace their steps - but is it ethical?
- Lock out: The Austrian hotel that was hacked four times
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back?