The genetic code of "an entire nation" has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.
Councils in England and Wales want new powers to combat men suspected of grooming children for sex, by using Asbo-style preventative measures.
Six months after the Ayotzinapa 43 disappeared, a movement of digital activists borrowing tactics from Spanish and Greek anti-austerity movements, and from the Arab Spring, has gained strength on Mexican social media.
At least 12 workers are killed and more than 20 are injured when scaffolding collapses at a building site in Vietnam's Ha Tinh province.
A range of modern languages vital to the UK's economic future could be lost from schools in England, warns Labour.
Rocket and mortar attacks by Palestinian militant groups during last summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says.
There has been flash flooding in one of the driest regions in the world - Chile's Atacama desert.
Instagram's co-founder, Kevin Systrom, discusses the company's ambitions for photo-sharing service.
The £259m deficit facing East of England hospitals poses a "genuine risk of damaging quality of care", an NHS trusts' group warns.
King Richard III's body is due to be laid to rest at Leicester Cathedral later at a service presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The US embassy in Uganda warns that Westerners - including Americans - may be targeted for terror attacks in the capital, Kampala.
A Devon secondary school pupil is diagnosed with the lung disease tuberculosis.
Saudi Arabia launches a military operation in Yemen against Houthi rebels to protect "the legitimate government", the Saudi ambassador in the US says.
Glasgow and Berlin are to co-host a major new multi-sports event in 2018 to a television audience of 850 million.
Young adults in Scotland are the population group most likely to experience poverty, a new report says.
What a chicken sandwich tells us about our financial health
Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.
The UK's tax authority has been accused by MPs of failing to properly monitor the system of tax reliefs.
The mystery of what happened to Germanwings flight 9525, the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson, and allegations of a cover-up on chicken safety are three subjects on Thursday's front pages.
The week's event have shown what a powerful, almost mystical ring, the word "king" still has.