Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she will dissolve parliament and call elections, after sustained protests in the capital, Bangkok.
The Brazilian major football league ended on Sunday with a violent brawl that seriously injured three people, with two big clubs being relegated.
Japan revises down its growth data for the July-to-September period after private investment slowed more than expected.
Polls close in Venezuela after local elections seen as a key test for President Nicolas Maduro, with results expected in the coming hours.
China's exports rise more than expected in November adding to the evidence of a rebound in the world's second-largest economy.
Half of the mixed state-funded schools in England reinforce gender imbalances in terms of subjects students study at A-level, research shows.
Australia bowl England out for 312 to win the second Test by 218 runs and secure a 2-0 lead in the Ashes series.
A survey suggests the average UK teenager owns six digital devices.
Up to 100,000 people in Saudi Arabia are to have their genetic codes mapped by 2017.
A campaign urging people with a persistent cough to get checked by their doctor has led to a "dramatic rise" in lung cancer diagnoses, campaigner say.
People in their 40s have the highest rates of hospital admission for drug and alcohol abuse in England, a review says.
French soldiers are to start taking weapons from fighters in the Central African Republic from Monday, by force if necessary, the defence minister says.
MPs and peers are to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela at the opening of business in the Houses of Parliament.
Pictures of shortlisted entries for top architecture competition
Europe's first artificial surf reef is set to be reopened in April after a council receives two insurance payouts to fund repairs.
There is anger in a number of Monday's papers at news that MPs are in line for an 11% pay rise after the next election.
Leaning to wear nine yards of colourful swishing silk
Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
The US veteran who wants to open a flip-flop factory in Afghanistan
What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?