A robber who boasted on Facebook about his plans to raid a supermarket is caught red-handed by police.
Child rappers with guns put French suburbs in spotlight
A prisoner wins a landmark ruling that could see the smoking ban applied in state prisons in England and Wales.
How many leaders have other countries managed to get into a political debate?
The Olympics are meant to unite... try telling that to Britain's football officials as a row looms over Rio participation.
Country star Shania Twain will play 48 dates across the US and Canada, kicking off in June, in what she says will be her "last" tour.
An American has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates for comments he posted on Facebook while in the US.
An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen for more than 18 months has been freed following an intelligence operation, officials in Iran say.
Bolivia's former drug car Gen Oscar Nina is arrested on suspicion of having links to drug trafficking, Bolivian officials announce.
A woman who was beaten to death in Nigeria on suspicion of being a suicide bomber was in fact mentally ill and not involved in terrorism, according to police and her family.
India's home minister says action will be taken after the BBC aired a documentary in the UK featuring an interview with a convicted rapist.
The US ambassador to South Korea was attacked in Seoul by a man who slashed him with a knife.
Construction of Dundee's new £80m V&A museum of design, which is due to open in 2018, has got under way.
German intelligence tackles a flood after taps are mysteriously removed at its unfinished HQ in Berlin, in a scandal dubbed 'Watergate'.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson hopes a fearless attitude will help her win gold at the European Indoor Championships.
Pharrell Williams denies copying Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up for the hit single Blurred Lines, but says he may have been "channelling... that late-70s feeling".
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is charged by the FA with improper conduct following the match against Hull City on Tuesday.
Nathan Matthews, stepbrother of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, appears in court charged with her murder.
Liberia goes a week without any new cases of Ebola - the first time such a milestone has been reached since May 2014, the WHO says.
UK broadcasters have made a "complete and utter mess" of plans to hold TV debates ahead of the general election, the Democratic Unionist Party says.