Kenyan environmental activist Phyllis Omido wins the high-profile Goldman prize for her campaign against a smelting plant in a slum community in Mombasa.
A former senior police officer denies telling officers to put the blame for Hillsborough on "drunken, ticketless Liverpool supporters".
Lucasfilm boss 'staggered' by the reaction to Star Wars teaser
US authorities arrest and charge six men in the state of Minnesota with conspiring to support the Islamic State militant group.
The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.
Two common drugs - one for treating athlete's foot and another for alleviating eczema - might be useful therapies for multiple sclerosis, scientists believe.
A convicted fraudster who used an "ingenious" escape plot to trick prison officers into releasing him is jailed for seven years.
An air strike on an arms depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa causes a huge explosion, flattening nearby buildings and shattering windows in far away neighbourhoods.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini holds news conference after a meeting on the growing migrant crisis.
Former Liverpool players, an ex-manager, pundits and fans discuss boss Brendan Rodgers' future after another trophy-less season.
The draw for the qualifiers for the 2017 Women's European Championship sees England in a group with Belgium and Serbia.
James Oatway, a South African photojournalist, witnessed the killing of a Mozambican man. He tells the BBC's Southern Africa Correspondent Karen Allen how he tried to save the man.
Images from the campaign trail: 20 April
A seven-year-old girl who was found dead in her bed had more than 50 injuries to her face and body, a murder trial hears.
Europe's Rosetta probe catches its comet quarry in the act of producing a huge jet of gas and dust.
Delhi's first woman bus driver takes the wheel - with messages of support and malfunctioning doors.
What are the current pressures on Europe from non-EU migrants fleeing war and poverty? The BBC's Laurence Peter explains.
Another boat packed with migrants has run aground - this time off the Greek Island of Rhodes.
A leading UK English language school, called Isis, is having to change its name because of the associations with the extremist group.
Former Labour MP Lord Mason of Barnsley has died at the age of 91, it is announced.