Animal keepers at a rescue centre in Penrith, Cumbria, have been enjoying an unexpected arrival - a baby meerkat.
Recent strikes against IS militants have seen the deployment of a new breed of jet fighter.
Women who consistently gain a skirt size every decade are increasing their risk of developing breast cancer, according to new research.
Two South Africans who lost relatives when a church hostel in Nigeria collapsed say they intend to sue evangelist TB Joshua - and call for others to join them.
Pope Francis dismisses the Right Reverend Rogelio Livieres Plano over his involvement in a scandal involving the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.
Roger Federer doesn't have enough time to visit the whole of India. So his fans Photoshopped him into their cities.
CCTV footage is released from cameras fitted on bin lorries showing cars and vans mounting the pavement, sometimes at speed, by drivers who do not want to wait for the bin lorry to pull over.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
Martin Beltran Coronel, who was arrested in Mexico on suspicion of being a top drug lord, has been ordered freed due to violations of due process.
Stephen Fry talks to BBC Breakfast about missing afternoon tea with Hollywood actor Al Pacino and his struggle with drink and drugs.
Scores of Syrian Kurds who fled to Turkey to escape Islamic State militants try to return home.
The family of Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British-Iranian woman being held in Iran after going to a men's volleyball match, appeal for her release.
More than 100 people attend a vigil in Greater Manchester in a show of support for the British hostage Alan Henning.
Northern Ireland Executive ministers are expected to discuss the serious financial pressures on their budgets at a meeting on Thursday, as they face £200m of potential cuts.
The "Constructing Worlds" exhibition opening at London's Barbican Centre features powerful photographs of modern architecture, from the first skyscrapers in New York to the tower blocks of Venezuela, to modern construction around China's Three Gorges Dam.
There are calls for victims of violence to be notified automatically when the perpetrator is released from jail, after a pensioner's killer is released without the family's knowledge
The Indian satellite which entered orbit around Mars on Wednesday begins work, taking pictures of the planet's surface, media reports say.
David Cameron says Britain is ready to "play its part" in fighting Islamic State, which he calls an "evil against which the whole world must unite".
Ukraine's prime minister urges the West not to lift sanctions on Russia, after the US president says they could go if Moscow supports peace efforts.
Brazilian researchers release thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses Dengue fever into the environment in Rio de Janeiro.