French police 'hero' dies of wounds
An officer who swapped places with a hostage in a supermarket siege dies of his injuries.
Spain Catalonia: Clashes after separatist leaders detained
Thousands rally in Barcelona and other cities after a Spanish judge puts five Catalan leaders in jail.
DR Congo to shun its own donor conference in Geneva
The UN warns of a humanitarian crisis but Congolese leaders say the country's image is being tarnished.
Florida school shooting: Pennsylvania students get stones
The buckets of stones in classrooms could ward off a gunman, says a Pennsylvania school official.
Trump trade war: China tells US it will defend national interests
US President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on Chinese goods , raising fears of a trade war.
Hamelin Bay: Nearly 150 beached whales die in Australia
Rescuers manage to return just six surviving pilot whales to deeper waters in Western Australia.
Ex-model says Trump 'tried to pay for sex'
Karen McDougal says she cried when Mr Trump offered her money after their first encounter in 2006.
Elon Musk pulls Tesla and SpaceX from Facebook
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has the official Facebook pages for his Tesla and SpaceX companies deleted.
Car bomb targets spectators at Afghanistan wrestling match
Officials say at least 13 people have been killed in the explosion at Helmand sports stadium.
Mother jailed in France for drowning five newborn babies
The newborns were found in a freezer at the mother's home near Bordeaux.
Half of African species 'face extinction'
The findings come after the death of the last male northern white rhino.
Trump drops $1.3tn budget veto threat but vows: 'Never again'
The president is accused of making a "loser's bluff" after dropping a threat to veto the bill.
Eye-witness says French hostage-taker ran after him
Armed police have killed a suspect, 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in a series of attacks in southern France.
France hostage crisis: Moment police closed in on attacker
Helicopters flew overhead as an elite police team moved in on Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in France.
Trump's cabinet: Who's next in the firing line?
US National Security Adviser HR McMaster is the latest victim of the President's line-up changes.
Skripal 'regretted being double agent'
A former classmate says the spy told him he even wrote to Vladimir Putin asking to come back to Russia.
How DNA can be used to store computer data
British scientists think DNA could be used to solve a global problem - where to store all our data.
Flying firsts: Aviation milestones throughout history
From the Wright brothers to direct UK-Australia flights.
Meet the disabled Syrian boy who is always smiling
Seven-year-old Mustafa lives in Jordan with his grandmother and his sister.
Origin of 'six-inch mummy' confirmed
Scientists investigate an unusual, small, mummified skeleton from Chile to establish its medical history.
Sex doll 'brothel': Xdolls escapes Paris council censure
The business, which charges €89 for an hour with a silicone sex doll, was accused of demeaning women.
Tajikistan ministry's book tells women how to dress
A book published by the government tells Tajik women what they should - and should not - be wearing.
Global implications for NZ 'Million Dollar Mouse' success
Eradicating mice from one tiny island group could spell hope for fauna around the world.
Smokers fail to respond to UAE 'sin tax'
Survey suggests that only a quarter of smokers have changed their habits after tobacco prices double.