Cyril Ramaphosa has been chosen to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the leader of South Africa's ruling party African National Congress (ANC).
The European Union has announced an investigation into the tax model used by Ikea - the world's largest furniture retailer.
The family of Rebecca Dykes, the British diplomat murdered in Beirut, have described her as "simply irreplaceable".
Web giants such as Google, Facebook and Twitter would be welcome to operate in China if they adhered to Beijing's strict censorship and surveillance laws, regulators have said.
A mysterious interstellar asteroid is the same size and shape as London's famous Gherkin skyscraper, astronomers have said.
Facebook is introducing a "Take a Break" feature which will let users erase their ex and avoid being reminded of them after a break-up.
President Putin has thanked Donald Trump for the US's help in foiling a plot to attack the city of Saint Petersburg.
A Briton is among three people detained as part of an international drug trafficking ring operating from Catalonia.
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has apologised after he tweeted a picture of himself dressed as a black basketball player.
The son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has been arrested on suspicion of assault and burglary in her home state of Alaska.