Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Dozens drown in ferry capsize
With the ferry carrying hundreds of people on board, it is feared the death toll will rise.
Russia reinstated by Wada after doping scandal suspension
A decision to lift the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency (Rusada) is labelled "the greatest treachery" of clean athletes.
Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric testing
The court order is part of a probe into the far-right leader sharing images of IS atrocities.
Maryland shooting: Woman kills three, turns gun on herself
The attack which killed three people is a rare mass shooting carried out by a woman.
Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure
Dozens on a Jet Airways flight are injured as pilots "forget" a switch to maintain cabin pressure.
Uganda's Bobi Wine: 'Tortured' pop star MP returns home
Bobi Wine is back in Uganda after medical treatment in the US following his alleged assault by soldiers.
Earliest animal fossils are identified
Scientists have identified the earliest known animal in the geological record.
Dutch rail crash: Four children killed in electric cart
Four children from a day-care centre have died in a collision involving a train and an electric cart.
Girl killed as troops shoot to clear traffic
The nine-year-old Somali girl died after soldiers fired shots to clear a traffic jam in Mogadishu.
More fake diploma claims for Spanish university
A Madrid university allegedly granted fake law diplomas to hundreds of Italian nationals.
Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister
The Spanish foreign minister says he disagreed with the idea, put to him during a visit to the US.
France torn over video of driver slapping boy for 'disrespect'
Thousands back a Paris bus driver after he was caught on camera slapping a boy, 12, for "disrespect".
The inventor who plans to build a city under the sea
After spending decades exploring the deep sea, Phil Nuytten plans to build a colony there.
Osborne Macharia on the Afrofuturism revolution
Visual artist Osborne Macharia wants the cultural movement to revolutionise the perception of Africa.
The daring Allied plan to defeat the Nazis
The daring Allied parachute drop to win WW2
Officials watch as fiery cyclone grows over 200 ft high
Firefighters encountered the swirling blaze in Vanderhoof, BC, while battling wildfires in the area.
Ukraine's Roma living on fringes of society
Stories of families living on the breadline are common, as are stories of racist attacks.
India's only self-made female billionaire
Self-made billionaire Kiran Mazumdar Shaw shares her secrets for succeeding in a man's world.
Returning to Idlib - One Syrian's story
Muaz is risking his life back home in Idlib after returning to the city destroyed by war.
Rugby World Cup: Cover up your tattoos in Japan, players told
World Rugby has warned that body ink is associated with gangsters in Japan, host of the 2019 World Cup.
Maine restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana
A lobster restaurant in Maine says the process is more humane as it lessens their pain before death.
Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry
A shop has covered its logos after being criticised by local German and Jewish communities.
Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law
Georgia rethinks legalising cannabis cultivation after church protests.
Chinese city debuts 'bus-pooling' service
Ever felt the frustration of waiting for a bus that never comes? Beijing's got an answer to that.
Five surprising reasons prisoners have been freed
After a US man's golf drawings lead to freedom, here are some other reasons prisoners have been freed.
My holiday with the Afghan mujahideen
A man's neighbour invited him on holiday to war zone in Afghanistan for an extraordinary experience.
Marco Minniti: The man who cut the migrant flow to Italy
Migration to Italy is down - and former minister Marco Minniti says he's the man responsible.
Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?
With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics.
Your pictures: My favourite room
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "my favourite room".
The new face of the far right in Europe
He's the far right's newest poster boy – but Martin Sellner’s insistence that his far-right group is non-violent doesn’t have everyone convinced.
Letter from Africa: The link between earth tremors, God and Nigeria's elections
Why some earth tremors in Nigerian's capital, Abuja, have caused such a stir.