Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years for the manslaughter of Reeva Steenkamp. It is understood the athlete will spend part of his term under house arrest. He was also handed a suspended three-year sentence for firearms offences.
A police chief has been charged with making indecent images of children.
Ben Hodder, 34, a chief inspector with the Essex force, is due to appear before magistrates in Basildon on November 6.
He was originally arrested on May 8 and released on bail and has now been charged with two offences.
Hodder, of Thurrock, has been suspended from his post as area commander for the town.
The chair of the Government's historic child abuse inquiry has insisted she does not have a "close association" with Lord Brittan amid calls for her to quit over their social links.
Fiona Woolf said the former Cabinet minister - who has flatly denied failing to act on a dossier of abuse allegations in the 1980s - was just "one of thousands" of people she knew in London.
The corporate lawyer has entertained Lord and Lady Brittan at dinner parties on three occasions since 2008, and dined at their house twice.
She also met the peer's wife for coffee, sat on a prize-giving panel with her, and sponsored her £50 for a fun-run - but insisted there was nothing in the encounters to stop her chairing the wide-ranging probe.
A Spanish nurse infected with Ebola while caring for a patient at a Madrid hospital has recovered after her test results proved negative twice in a row, doctors have said.
"We consider her cured of the Ebola virus by World Health Organization criteria," Jose Ramon Arribas, a doctor at the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, said.
Teresa Romero, 44, was diagnosed with Ebola two weeks ago, becoming the first person to catch the deadly virus outside West Africa during the most recent outbreak.
There are at least five Britons travelling to Iraq and Syria to join Islamic State (IS) every week, the UK's most senior police officer has said, adding that this is the minimum and there could be many more.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said the militants' activities in those countries were "not just the horrors of distant lands" and warned of the terrorist threat posed at home by returning fighters.
Granada Reports viewers have been sharing there images as high winds from the tail end of ex-Hurricane Gonzalo have hit the region.
Islamic State (IS) fighters have claimed that munitions dropped by American planes have landed in the areas they control, rather then getting to the Kurdish fighters the US is trying to arm.
In a video posted online a masked man with a machine gun opens several boxes which hold a variety of shells and explosives. He says: "These are the bombs dropped by American forces to the Kurdish forces. Praise to God, now they are spoils for the Mujahideen."
The United States airdropped arms for the first time to help the defenders resist an assault by IS.
The US military said it conducted six air strikes on Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday and Monday, one of which destroyed a stray bundle of supplies from an air drop in order to prevent them from falling into enemy hands.