Media reports of an end to executions are rejected by senior cabinet minister.
Philippa Hawker Made In France, a film whose provocative poster includes an image of the Eiffel Tower made in part out of an AK-47 assault rifle, will not be released as planned this week.
Peter Hannam As global temperatures in this super El Nino year march ever higher, there's one certainty in the chancy world of weather prediction: 2015 will be the hottest year ever recorded.
Kelly Dennett An Auckland man has admitted he was "gullible" when his partner pretended she was in labour and came home from hospital with a baby.
Nick Miller French police have engaged in a shootout on the outskirts of Paris, with two terror suspects believed killed, including a woman who blew herself up.
Nick Miller Gunfire shattered the pre-dawn quiet of Saint-Denis, an old suburb in Paris's north, two kilometres from the Stade de France football stadium which was attacked by three suicide bombers on Friday. Here is how it unfolded.
Josephine Tovey A strong undersea earthquake has struck off the coast near the Solomon Islands, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
Megan Levy A young French boy's moving conversation with his father about the "bad guys" who carried out the terror attacks in Paris has resonated around the world.
Kate Aubusson and Daniel Fallon Police officers have reportedly been injured during an anti-terror raid on the northern edge of Paris.
Kate Aubusson Police in Belarus say they have found the body of former Olympic sprinter Yulia Balykina, who had been missing since October 28.