There could be about 10-13,000 victims of slavery in the UK, far more than previous estimates, analysis for the Home Office suggests.
To many outsiders, cricket can seem like a pedestrian pursuit.
David Cameron is to set out plans to curb welfare benefits for migrants from the EU - after figures revealed net migration had risen above 2010 levels.
At least 13 inmates at a Venezuela prison, all of whom were on hunger strike, have died, according to the Ministry for Public Power of Penitentiary Services.
Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the head by a ball during a match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
A jewelry heist on one the world's most prestigious jewelry stores has been foiled, and both would-be thieves are in police custody after an attempted escape amidst a flurry of security forces, according to police, eyewitnesses and French media.
A grand jury decides not to charge a Missouri police officer over the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, prompting anger on the streets.
Bill Cosby is dominating headlines as accusations pile up.
Insurance companies are to be banned from covering the cost of terrorist ransoms under a raft of measures being unveiled by the home secretary.
Israel has revived its controversial demolition policy in the wake of several recent terror attacks. Israel says it may save lives. Palestinians say it's cruel and unusual punishment.
Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as negotiators admit "big gaps" remain.
Lionel Messi broke the Spanish league's all-time scoring record after hitting a hat trick in Barcelona's 5-1 victory over Sevilla.
At least 14 people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion which has led to the evacuation of a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.
It's an all too familiar feeling for the high handicap golfer.
Remembrance Sunday services are to be held across the country to commemorate the nation's fallen servicemen and women, with the Queen laying a wreath in London.