The US charges six Chinese nationals with economic espionage, accusing them of stealing mobile phone technology to benefit Beijing.
All the human remains recovered from the scene of the Germanwings air crash have been identified and can now be returned to their families, a French prosecutor says.
A paedophile doctor's appeal against his 22-year sentence is "utterly contemptible", says the mother of one his victims.
Police in Texas are calling on members of rival motorcycle gangs to stop fighting after a deadly shootout over the weekend left nine dead.
The apparent suicide of a British student in Germany is likely to have been a "constructed set-up", an inquest is told.
The leader of the biggest civil service union has urged trade unions to join forces to head off attacks from the new Conservative government.
US researchers say that they can distinguish individual right whales based on the sound of their vocalisations.
The largest law firm in Northern Ireland withdraws from all major criminal cases in a protest against new rules reducing the level of legal aid payments.
Chechen leader urges men to stop their wives using WhatsApp after outcry over a controversial forced marriage spread on the messaging service.
The French army says it has seized 1.5 tonnes of drugs and a cache of weapons from militant Islamists in the desert in Niger.
Musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2 tops the UK box office in its opening weekend, beating Mad Max: Fury Road into second place.
Four in 10 adults say there's too much violence and swearing on British TV, while a third complained of too much sex on screens, according to an Ofcom survey.
A student almost loses her sight from an infection she caught using contact lenses.
An air steward who tried to smuggle fake passports into the UK by hiding them in his underpants is jailed for five years.
A bolt of lightning struck the ground of the Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin on Monday during stormy weather.
A deal to provide hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for building and transport projects in Cardiff and the surrounding areas could be in doubt.
World number one Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport his ambition is to remain at the top and how he is learning from Tiger Woods.
A DUP councillor who claimed she had been "bullied" by the party resigns ahead of an internal disciplinary inquiry.
David Cameron is among the first MPs to take the oath - and retake his seat - at the start of the new parliamentary session.
The family of a soldier found dead at Deepcut Barracks urges a coroner to let her body be exhumed so a "full inquiry" can be held.