BBC World News
- Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in California.
- Iraqi Kurds 'in Kobane to fight IS' Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State militants.
- Quarantine victory for US Ebola nurse A judge in the US has ruled in favour of a nurse fighting a state quarantine order issued because she treated Ebola patients in West Africa.
- Burkina Faso's president resigns Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.
- Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.
- Meyiwa suspect in court in S Africa A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa during an alleged robbery.