A Paris prosecutor confirms an investigation is under way into claims French soldiers in the Central African Republic sexually abused children.
A town with one of the "worst" festive displays in Britain is to switch on its new tree eight months before Christmas.
Tour guides at Shakespeare's Globe in London are to take industrial action after talks to resolve a pay dispute broke down.
A County Antrim man who was given a suspended sentence for attacking his brother in Australia has said he is "totally delighted" to return home.
Communities in south Wales are fed up of grass fires and want to get involved to stop unacceptable behaviour, a grass fires summit is told.
The permanent headquarters of the Square Kilometre Array - the world's biggest radio telescope - will be based in Britain.
Thirteen members of a loyalist flute band have been convicted of provocatively playing a sectarian tune outside a Catholic Church.
A Texas judge whose Facebook posts led to a mistrial is appealing against a ruling that she take social-media classes.
David Cameron talked about taxes, Nigel Farage talked about immigration and Ed Miliband talked to Russell Brand.
Ronnie O'Sullivan recovers from 6-3 down and is level at 8-8 against Stuart Bingham in the World Championship quarter-finals.
A court in Egypt sentences 69 Islamists to life in prison for looting and setting fire to a church in a town near Cairo in August 2013.
Hillary Clinton says Freddie Gray's death 'demands answers', while Republican candidates tread lightly - and sometimes unsuccessfully
The European Parliament adopts a resolution calling for the EU to take bolder action to deal with the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe expresses "deep repentance" over Japan's role in WW2 during a historic address to the US Congress.
A teenager who groomed his friend to kill soldiers is found guilty of preparing to commit acts of terrorism.
A mother filmed berating her son for his involvement in the Baltimore riots has spoken about the incident to US TV programme CBS This Morning.
Nasa jointly develops a plane wing that can change shape during flight, reducing drag and improving fuel efficiency.
A more radical approach to cutting teachers' workload needs to be investigated, such as sending marking overseas, researchers suggest.
Former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton speaks to BBC Sport ahead of this weekend's super-fight in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
The BP Portrait Award reveals its 2015 shortlist, with artists from the UK, Israel and Spain in the running.