Children on the front line of Yemen's war
Former child soldiers, a landmine survivor and an internally displaced child tell their stories.
Meet the dogs being trained to sniff out looted ancient treasures
Dogs are being trained to detect ancient treasures in an attempt to tackle cultural heritage trafficking.
Trump: Get tough and execute drug dealers
The US president claims other countries with a zero tolerance approach 'have no drug problem'.
Syria war: President Assad's frontline visit
The Syrian president drove to congratulate his troops for ousting rebels from 80% of Eastern Ghouta.
Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya
Sudan died in a Kenyan conservancy at the age of 45, after months of ill health.
Australia bushfire: Beach town Tathra engulfed in flames
Residents of Tathra in New South Wales have had to flee their homes via the beach.
The drug addict who became a judge
A pioneering court in Buffalo, New York, is trying to keep drug addicts alive. It's presided by a judge who knows well the perils of abuse.
Indian man's fight to save whale sharks
An Indian man has made it his mission to save whale sharks off the coast of Gujarat.
John McEnroe paid more than Martina Navratilova by BBC
Martina Navratilova told BBC Panorama that the corporation has to "do better".
US Army St Patrick's Day video splits opinion
A video uploaded to the US Army's official Twitter account features 'shamrocks' being fired from weapons.
Ghanaian animal imitator has Guinness World Record ambitions
Ghanaian teenager Justice Osei has a talent for imitating animal species, with over 50 in his repertoire.
Meet CabiFly Brazil's newest taxi service
CabiFly is Brazil's newest form of taxi service.
Living healthily in Qatar: Why's it hard?
In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.
Blossom in south-west China captured by drone
Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China.
The Indians who used kayaking to transform their lives
There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.
Skiers jump from speeding lift in Georgia
Several people were injured when the out of control lift started going backwards fast, in Georgia.
Brazil protests over slain politician Marielle Franco
Tens of thousands gathered to demand justice for Marielle Franco.
Swiss pianist gives concert on ice in northern Baltic Sea
Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold performs for tourists on an icebreaker in Scandinavia's Gulf of Bothnia.
John F Kennedy's lost 'last' speech recreated
The voice of JFK has been used to reconstruct the speech he was due to deliver on the day he was assassinated.
The women bringing animated adventures to life
A record number of women were nominated at the recent British Animation Awards, but men still dominate the industry.
Zimbabwe's ousted Robert Mugabe: 'We must undo this disgrace'
Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe gives his first interview since he was ousted.
'You never get used to living like this'
Seven-year-old Rouaa has lived most of her life in a refugee camp and dreams of a better life.
Rome's rubbish: The people trying to solve the problem
Meet the people who are taking matters into their own hands.
Poisoned ex-spy: Why does UK think it was Russia?
The BBC's Gordon Corera considers the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.
'Elsa' from Frozen rescues police van
He gave it a good push then let it go.
African women 'inspire comic book heroes'
You've heard of Wonder Woman and Black Panther, but what about Queen Amina and Ireti Moremi?
Trump says it 'looks like' Russia behind nerve agent attack
The president spoke after the US and European allies said there was no other "plausible explanation".
Crown Prince warns Saudis will get nuclear bomb if Iran does
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also told CBS News that Iran's Supreme Leader was like Hitler.
From Syria to safety in Pakistan: 'We left children in Eastern Ghouta'
An elderly Pakistani couple talk about life under siege in Syria, and how their relatives clung to them.
Florida shooting: Students vow 'never again' in US walkout
Thousands of students across the country left their classrooms in a call for gun reform.
The seven places where women earn more than men in US
A new analysis by Stateline found only seven communities where women make significantly more than men.
Salisbury poisoning attack: 'US stands in solidarity with Britain'
US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, says Russia is behind an attack on former spy Sergei Skripal in the UK.
Russian spy: Why the UK is expelling diplomats
The government's expulsion of 23 embassy officials in response to the Skripal case is explained.
Miami rescue workers search for survivors after bridge collapse
Rescue workers can be seen looking for survivors at Florida International University.
How to stop birds smashing into windows
The city that decided to stop birds crashing into buildings.
How Russia uses propaganda to discredit opponents
John Sweeney was investigating how the Russian state discredits its critics when it happened.
Stephen Hawking: Scientist in the public eye
From meeting presidents to popes, we look back at some of Professor Hawking's most notable public appearances.
Trump v Tillerson: A short history of disagreements
Rex reportedly called the president 'a moron', while Trump was accused of 'castrating' his secretary of state.
Shoes laid outside the US Capitol in Washington represent young victims of gun violence.
Shoes laid outside the US Capitol in Washington represent young victims of gun violence.
The Eritrean runner fearing deportation
Amar is one of thousands of illegal African migrants being told to leave Israel, or face arrest.
Wrinkle In Time director: 'No one in films looked like me'
Ava DuVernay explains why her film about a girl's quest to find her father "loves a wider audience".
Australia fights drug addiction with plane flying lessons
A moment of fear in the air is part of a rehab programme in Australia.
Nepal airport crash: 'It tilted and hit its wings'
Dozens have died after a plane carrying 71 people crashed on landing at Nepal's Kathmandu airport.
South Korea gaming: Death by overwork sparks calls for change
Critics say "crunch time", an intense burst of work just before a game is released, can be dangerous.
The glacier that keeps collapsing
The Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina is one of very few globally that grows rather than shrinks
Russian spy: Putin challenged over Salisbury poisoning
The BBC's Steve Rosenberg asks Russia's president if Moscow was behind the attack on Sergei Skripal.
Vladimir Putin: What does the world think of Russian president?
People in 10 countries share their views of Vladimir Putin, ahead of Russia's presidential election.
Austin police say deadly package explosions 'linked'
Police did not rule out the possibility of all three attacks in Texas being hate crimes.
The country where more than 70% of people are overweight or obese
Qatar is taking drastic action to help people lose weight and fight diabetes.
Sugar tax: The Norwegians travelling to Sweden for sweets
Here's why some Norwegians are making a day trip to Sweden to get their sugar fix.
Dwayne Wade backs 'Parkland 17' art exhibit on school shooting
The 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting are honoured at a Miami art exhibition.
The girl who convinced the Maasai to stop FGM
Aged eight, Nice Leng'ete was destined to undergo female genital mutilation. But she fought back. This is her story.
Five die in New York helicopter crash
Five people have died after the helicopter they were in crashed into New York City's East River.
Xi Jinping: What if Xi is president for life?
The BBC's Howard Zhang explains why it matters that China has scrapped presidential term limits.
India's gay prince opens his palace for LGBT community
Since coming out, Manvendra Singh Gohil has been championing LGBT rights in India.
Trump's not so new election slogan
You might think you've heard this before. Donald Trump reveals the slogan he will use to fight in the next presidential election.
Climbing Mount Everest while doing 'keepy uppies'
John Farnworth spent the last 10 days juggling a football all the way to Mt Everest's base camp.
The people trying to stop celebratory shooting
A Lebanese NGO is campaigning against the deadly practice of celebratory shooting.
How slime turned around the fate of a glue factory
Cléopatre near Tours has made sticky glue for nearly 100 years and 18 years ago it almost went under.
Priya Varrier: The actress whose wink stopped India
Actress Priya Varrier recently became one of the most searched for Indian people on the internet.
Frozen music: The festival with ice instruments
The BBC Travel Show visits the festival which has ice drums, ice horns and even an ice didgeridoo.
Transgender beauty queen's plea for equality after pageant
Vietnam's Nguyen Huong Giang was crowned Miss International Queen at a pageant in Thailand.
Immigration agents detain mother in front of screaming children
Plainclothes officers seize a woman near a California school in front of her three daughters.
Our mutual friend: Is Dennis Rodman key to Trump-Kim summit?
Can Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's mutual friend Dennis Rodman help pull off a diplomatic slam dunk?
Week-old baby western lowland gorilla in Congo
Rare footage of a baby, critically endangered western lowland gorilla was taken in Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park, Congo.
Jade Hameister: Silencing sexists in a -50C wind chill
The girl who became one of the youngest people to ski to the South Pole – and made a sandwich to counter sexist critics.
ICYMI: Rhinos, robots and tattoos
A few of the stories you may have missed this week...
North Carolina officer charged for tasing jaywalker
A former North Carolina officer faces assault charges after an encounter with a pedestrian.
Rare identical triplets go home in Kansas City, Missouri
Mother Nicole decided against a Caesarean section, and all the boys are doing well.
Five ways to break up with plastic
From boar hair toothbrushes to beeswax food wrap, here's how you can dump the disposable plastics.
Big cat gets CAT scan
After Tomo the lion had a tooth removed, a US zoo wanted to check there was no infection.
Spain strike: 'Young women are incredible'
Women in Spain mark International Women's Day with a strike targeting gender inequality and sexual discrimination.
Syria: Seven years of war explained
What started as protests against the government has morphed into a global conflict.
Natthanan: the 10-year-old make-up artist
Natthanan is a 10 year-old professional make-up artist from Thailand, who has worked at London Fashion Week 2018.
Fiorentina fans sing at Davide Astori's funeral
Fans sing at the funeral of Italy and Fiorentina footballer Davide Astori in Florence.
Paul Newman gave part of salary to me
Actress Susan Sarandon has revealed that the late Paul Newman once handed her part of his salary to top up her pay for a movie.
Trump laughs off awkward slip-up
At a White House event the US president joked with steelworkers - and challenged one to arm wrestle.
Curious Emperor penguins take a selfie video in Antarctica
Two Emperor penguins stumbled across a camera that was left by an Australian Antarctic explorer.
'Without women the world stops'
Some Spanish women will go on strike on International Women's Day to highlight sexism and the gender pay gap.
Should manufacturers use models to sell cars?
Should motor manufacturers still be using models to sell cars?
Virginia man hit by car he is fleeing in police chase
A man accidentally put himself in harm's way when he jumped out of a car he forgot to put in park.
Football star who started in a refugee camp
Nadia Nadim started playing football in a refugee camp after fleeing Afghanistan as a child. Now she is the first immigrant to play for the Danish national team.
Gambian footballer tackling early marriage
Aminata Camara is the Gambian Under-17 football captain – but her family want her to stop playing and get married.
Harlem Globetrotters teach 109-year-old woman new tricks
Virginia McLaurin famously danced with the Obamas on her 106th birthday - now she has been taught a few basketball moves.
Russia, spies and enemies of the state
A look back at high profile Russians to have been targeted on foreign soil.
Avalanche escape captured on headcam
Thomas Kray's headcam was recording when the avalanche struck - he survived by activating his safety airbag.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas wind symphony plays Carnegie Hall
"Music soothes all the pain," says a young musician dealing with the aftermath of the mass shooting.
Digging for a son in Eastern Ghouta
Abu Mohammed lost his son in an air strike in Eastern Ghouta last February. For 10 days he has been digging the rubble of his destroyed house searching for his son's body.
Michelle Obama dances with Parker the portrait girl
The former first lady met Parker after a photo of the toddler mesmerised by the painting went viral.
Homeless swept up in America's capital clean-up
Washington, DC has the highest rate of homelessness in the US. What's being done?
'Their blood is on your hands'
The Al Hindi family were hit by a mortar when on a school run in Damascus.
Tomb Raider star: 'It's all very positive' because of feminist movement
Alicia Vikander, who plays Lara Croft in the new Tomb Raider, says women's circumstances are improving in film.
Watch Frances McDormand's Oscar being taken
A Governor's Ball guest took Frances McDormand's Oscar and posted a video on social media.
Diver swims through 'horrifying plastic cloud'
Rich Horner filmed himself swimming through rubbish off the island of Nusa Penida near Bali.
Crowd catches little girl from ski lift fall
A five-year-old girl was dangling from a ski lift in California when a crowd rushed to her rescue.
Leaders from North Korea, China, Uganda, Russia, Iraq, Cuba and Syria
A look at how dictators who do not want to give up the job manage to hang on to power.
USS Lexington: World War Two aircraft carrier wreck found
The remains of the USS Lexington, which went down 76 years ago, are discovered off Australia.
Russian spy incident: What we know
Two people fell ill on a park bench in Salisbury, and now a nerve agent is revealed to be the cause.
Afrin: What is going on in Syria's other battle?
Civilians are caught up in the battle between Turkey and a Kurdish group seen as allies by the US.