A man once dubbed the world's fattest has between three and four stone (22 to 27kg) of skin removed.
Economic migrants rescued from the Mediterranean while trying to reach Europe should be returned home, Home Secretary Theresa May argues.
A teenage girl appears in a Mexican court in a custody case filed by a US woman, weeks after another girl was wrongly sent to America.
A timescale for the race to replace Ed Miliband as Labour Party leader is to be drawn up by the party's National Executive Committee.
North Korea's Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, says South Korea's spy agency - according to media reports.
Rescue work is to resume after the latest deadly earthquake in Nepal, as thousands of scared residents spend the night in the open.
Secret letters sent by the Prince of Wales to Labour government ministers a decade ago are to be published later, ending a lengthy legal battle.
A Swiss court rejects the appeal of Guatemalan ex-police chief Erwin Sperisen against a life sentence for the execution of prisoners.
Britain's forgotten Caribbean war heroes
An Auschwitz survivor talks about surviving Auschwitz and about facing his former guard, Oskar Groening, at trial.
Writer and director Armando Iannucci is to deliver the James MacTaggart memorial lecture at this year's Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival.
Life after shooting a US president
Photographer Pete Kiehart's photographs of volunteer soldiers in Ukraine living under a bridge near Donetsk.
Twenty years after Nelson Mandela's ANC took office, why does South Africa remain one of the most unequal societies on the planet?
The film buff who left home to make action movies in a slum
The Scottish government is to reveal another action plan to tackle long waits in Accident and Emergency departments.