March For Our Lives: Huge gun-control rallies sweep US
Student-led March For Our Lives events nationwide draw hundreds of thousands of protesters.
Syria war: Rebel evacuations from Eastern Ghouta gather pace
Buses carrying rebels and their families leave the Eastern Ghouta enclave as the government grip tightens.
Arnaud Beltrame: France lauds policeman who swapped with hostage
France mourns an officer who died saving the lives of hostages held by an Islamist gunman.
Earth Hour: Lights off to preserve the planet's environment
Lights are turned off every year for Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change.
Spain Catalonia: Ex-leader Puigdemont 'avoids Finnish arrest'
Carles Puigdemont left Finland before a Spanish warrant could be executed, a Finnish MP says.
Waterslide death: Former park boss charged after boy killed
A 10-year-old died after his raft went airborne and his head hit a pole in Kansas in 2016.
Trump signs new transgender military ban
The policy scraps his blanket ban but bars those who have undergone gender transition from serving.
Croatia rally: Traditionalists reject EU gender treaty
They say the document will open the door to same-sex marriage and transgender rights.
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.
Iran angered by US imposition of cyber sanctions
The US had taken action against 10 Iranians and a tech firm for alleged worldwide hack attacks.
Most wanted Roy Lawrence Piechocki arrested in Bulgaria
Roy Piechocki has been wanted by Interpol since 2011 for sexually exploiting a minor in the US.
Apple wants to introduce new emojis for disabled people
The company says very few of the current emojis "speak to the life experiences of those with disabilities".
Gun marchers: 'Our message to the world is...'
Tens of thousands of people protested in Washington over gun laws. What was their message to the rest of the world?
Massive incomplete TV tower in Russia demolished
Several people had fallen to their deaths from the tower over the years, which never even transmitted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In pictures - US rallies and around world
Americans march for tougher gun controls in the wake of a Florida school shooting.
The woman who brought skull watches back to life
Scot Fiona Krüger has carved out a niche in the conservative world of Swiss watchmaking.
The evolution of UK-Australia travel into a single flight
The first non-stop journey takes place on Saturday, almost 80 years after it involved 31 stopovers.
A day in the life of India's 'tuberculosis warrior'
On world tuberculosis day, Dr Zarir Udwadia talks about his fight against the deadly disease.
Trade wars, Trump tariffs and protectionism explained
Tariffs and protectionism - what do President Trump's new policies mean and what will they do?
John Bolton: Five things new Trump security adviser believes
The new US National Security Adviser is a confrontational advocate for the use of American power.
Rosa Parks house: Dispute threatens bitter end to homecoming
A small clapboard house where the civil rights hero once lived has criss-crossed the Atlantic. Now it needs a new home.