Utrecht shootings: Hunt for gunman after attack on tram
One person is feared dead and a number are injured amid "several shootings".
Christchurch shootings: NZ cabinet backs tighter gun laws
PM Jacinda Ardern says reforms will be detailed within days, after the mosque attacks that killed 50.
Cyclone Idai: Devastation in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
More than 150 people have died as the tropical storm swept across Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Yellow vest protests: France to tighten Paris security
The government is under pressure after businesses were vandalised on Paris's most famous avenue.
Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video
New Zealand says airing footage of the mosque attacks at Turkish rallies endangers its citizens.
US detects huge meteor explosion
The fireball is the second most powerful in 30 years and the biggest since Chelyabinsk in 2013.
UK space internet firm OneWeb ready for lift-off
OneWeb secures new funding enabling it to speed up plans for a global high-speed broadband network.
Dick Dale: 'King of Surf Rock' guitarist dies aged 81
Tributes pour in for the "King of Surf Rock", whose music featured in the classic film Pulp Fiction.
Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward charged by Uefa over celebration
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is charged with improper conduct by Uefa for his celebration after beating Atletico Madrid to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
Israeli soldier and rabbi killed in West Bank attack
A Palestinian allegedly stabbed a soldier before stealing his rifle and shooting two other people.
Dead Philippines whale had 40kg of plastic in stomach
The whale that washed up in the Philippines had ingested 16 rice sacks and "multiple" shopping bags.
Hong Kong subway trains collide amid new signal system trials
Two trains collide during a new signal system trial, threatening travel disruption for millions.
Cyclone Idai brings devastation to Mozambique port city of Beira
There's been a "massive and horrifying" impact on Mozambique's port city of Beira, the Red Cross says.
Christchurch shootings: NZ cabinet backs action on gun laws
Details of gun law reforms will come within days following the Christchurch shootings, Jacinda Ardern says.
Prince Gyasi: Instagram photographer on capturing Accra life
Ghanaian Prince Gyasi takes stunning photos of Accra using only his phone.
Finding elite Russian troops during 2014 Crimea annexation
On the anniversary of Crimea's annexation, this is how the BBC discovered Russian troops were involved.
Indonesia floods: Baby rescued from underneath collapsed building
A five-month-old boy is rescued by soldiers after Indonesia's Papua province is hit by flash floods.
Christchurch shootings: The New Zealanders rallying to help victims
Among those offering support, church-goers are fundraising to help their Muslim neighbours.
Christchurch shooting survivor says he forgives his wife's killer
Farid Ahmed's wife Hosne, 44, was killed while searching for him in Christchurch.
South Africa's President Ramaphosa gets stuck on train
South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa joined commuters on a train but ended up staying longer than planned.
MySpace admits losing 12 years' worth of music uploads
The social network has apologised for losing the data during a server migration.
Chinese uni trades canteen discount for workout
A university in China is rewarding physical exercise with food discounts in its campus canteen.
Indian online detergent boycott misfires
Calls to boycott Surf Excel washing powder in India have been confused with Microsoft Excel.
Dutch 'blunder building' bans dancing
A much-criticised Dutch government building has warned staff over weak floors.
A scandal in the Amazon - where pilots are forced to lie
Few landing strips in the Amazon have been registered, so pilots have to file fake flight plans - making it hard to find them if they go missing.
Kirstjen Nielsen: Walking a tightrope working for Trump
Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen is the face of a policy that provokes condemnation because of its impact on children.
Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacks leave city in shock
The Christchurch mosque attacks have stunned Muslims and non-Muslims alike, writes Jay Savage.
Mobile data: Why India has the world's cheapest
Companies have slashed prices and thrown in freebies to attract users - but is this sustainable?
Algeria's President Bouteflika is going - but that's not enough for protesters
After 20 years in power, Abdelaziz Bouteflika says he will stand down - but protesters are not satisfied.
Holocaust: How Spanish 'Angel of Budapest' Sanz Briz saved Jews
Angel Sanz Briz is honoured by Israel for rescuing Jews in WW2, but not well known in his native Spain.