From BBC News
- Opposition wins Nigeria election
- Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria's presidential poll, in the country's first ever election victory by the opposition.
- Bloody end to Turkey hostage crisis
- A Turkish prosecutor and two gunmen who took him hostage have been killed after a shootout in Istanbul, officials say.
- Lufthansa knew of co-pilot depression
- The Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz informed Lufthansa's flight school in 2009 of a "serious depressive episode", the airline says.
- Statement 'expected from Iran talks'
- Nuclear talks between world powers and Iran could go on past a midnight deadline, US officials say, as delegates prepare to issue a general statement.
- Donors pledge billions for Syria
- Donors at a UN conference pledge $3.8bn for victims of Syria's civil war, termed "the worst humanitarian crisis of our time".
- Turkey hit by massive power cut
- A huge power cut hits several cities in Turkey, including Istanbul's public transport network.
- Libya Tripoli-based Islamist PM fired
- MPs remove Omar al-Hassi as head of Libya's Islamist-backed alternative government in Tripoli amid allegations of financial irregularities.
- Iraqi forces in 'major Tikrit push'
- Iraqi forces have made major advances against Islamic State (IS) in Tikrit - retaking the government headquarters, officials say.
- Indiana to 'fix' law on religion
- The governor of Indiana has said that he wants state lawmakers to "fix" a religious freedom law that has created a national outcry by the end of this week.
- Evidence links China to GitHub attack
- Security researchers say "innocent" internet users are unwittingly carrying out the attack, most likely hijacked by the Chinese government.
- US makes climate pledge to UN
- The US has pledged to tackle climate change by cutting its carbon emissions 26-28% by 2025.
- Clarkson live tour set to go ahead
- Jeremy Clarkson is to appear on planned live dates with his former Top Gear co-stars Richard Hammond and James May, BBC Worldwide announces.
- VIDEO: Alps rescuer: 'The scene was surreal'
- Jean Sebastien Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal".
- VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'?
- Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.
- VIDEO: China warning over global warming
- The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.
- VIDEO: India 'looking strong' in World Cup
- India have looked very impressive in the cricket World Cup, and cricket columnist Ayaz Memon has been speaking to the BBC in Mumbai on their chances of winning the tournament.
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- VIDEO: Bringing a giant puppet eagle to life
- BBC News meets the makers of the giant puppets of Spanish Theatre Company Carros de Foc.
- VIDEO: Londonderry fire temple to peace
- A huge temple that overlooked Londonderry for the past week has been burnt down as a gesture of letting go of the past and looking to the future.
- VIDEO: New Orleans airport attacker dies
- A man who was shot by police as he tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans international airport on Friday dies from his injuries.
- VIDEO: 3D printing 'builds' Sagrada Familia
- How 3D printing is helping with the completion of the Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona
- Alarm as Turkey backs new police powers
- Turkish MPs back sweeping new powers for police
- Is India's anti-corruption party unravelling?
- The anti-corruption Aam Admi Party is embroiled in a feud and looks headed for a split, writes Soutik Biswas.
- Women give tech sector wake-up call
- Lack of gender diversity and alleged discrimination against women are uncomfortable issues once again in the spotlight for the technology sector.
- VIDEO: How to get the bomb - in 60 secs
- With Iran's nuclear programme in the spotlight the BBC looks at how hard it is to get the bomb.
- Do trade pacts threaten democracy?
- Do trade treaties that include investor-state dispute settlements as a right pose a threat to democracy from multinational companies?
- Iran nuclear crisis: Six key points
- Six key points to understanding what the crisis over Iran's nuclear programme is all about.
- Ants in space grapple with zero-g
- A study finds that ants on board the International Space Station still use teamwork to search new areas, despite falling off the walls of their containers for up to eight seconds.
- Medieval eye remedy 'kills MRSA'
- A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists say.
- Buffett 'wouldn't raise US rates'
- The billionaire investor, Warren Buffett, says if he ran the US Federal Reserve, he wouldn't raise interest rates significantly.
- HP files $5.1bn Autonomy lawsuit
- HP sues Autonomy co-founder Mike Lynch and ex-finance officer Sushovan Hussain, as Autonomy's former management says it will launch a counter-claim.
- Amazon launches home ordering kit
- In an attempt to attract more household shoppers, Amazon unveils a button for replenish items such as washing powder and razors.
- Microsoft unveils Surface 3 tablet
- Microsoft shifts its entry-range tablets to Intel processors, allowing them to run a wider range of software.
- Dutch royals to return Nazi art
- The Dutch royal family says it will return a painting believed to have been confiscated from Jewish owners during World War Two.
- Williams family to talk out of court
- The wife and adult children of late actor and comedian Robin Williams agree to meet outside court to try and resolve their dispute over his belongings.
- LHC fixes glitch, prepares for beams
- The short circuit delaying the restart of the Large Hadron Collider has been fixed, after a blast of high current melted the metal particle responsible.
- New renewables break capacity bar
- New renewable generating capacity broke the 100GW barrier in 2014, equivalent to the entire fleet of nuclear power plants in the US, a UN report shows.
- MS drug 'may already be out there'
- Depression and heart disease drugs are to be tested in a new trial to find treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
- Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency'
- Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation.
- Italy 1-1 England
- Murray reaches 500 career wins
- Andy Murray reaches 500 career wins with victory over Kevin Anderson at the Miami Open, beating the South African 6-4 3-6 6-3.
- America's most generous con artist
- Mark Landis spent 30 years donating works of art to respected museums and galleries - but the pictures were fakes that he had created himself.
- I nearly drowned in chocolate
- A Syrian refugee tells how he nearly drowned in a lorry of melted chocolate as he tried to enter the UK.
- Porpoises use 'sound searchlights'
- Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.
- China officials get behind the wheel
- Chinese officials are rushing to get driving licences after their chauffeurs were removed due to spending cuts.
- Mining massacre report given to Zuma
- The findings of an inquiry into the killings of 34 workers at the Marikana mine in South Africa are given to President Jacob Zuma.
- Myanmar drafts ceasefire with rebels
- Myanmar's President Thein Sein witnesses the signing of a draft ceasefire deal between the government and 16 rebel groups, which the UN says is "historic".
- Fatal storms hit northern Europe
- Four people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and the UK.
- Peru prime minister deposed in spy row
- Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.
- Yemen 'on verge of total collapse'
- The UN's human rights chief warns Yemen is "on the verge of total collapse", as Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombard Houthi rebels.
- Boston bombing defence finishes
- The defence in the Boston Marathon bombing trial rests its case against defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with 30 counts related to the attack.
- Election fight over living standards
- The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats welcome pre-election figures showing growth in household incomes, but Labour says it has been the "slowest recovery for 100 years".
- Ashcroft quits the House of Lords
- Former Conservative Party treasurer Lord Ashcroft says he is quitting the House of Lords.
- Former MP Joyce to stand trial
- Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is to stand trial accused of attacking two teenagers and damaging stock at a shop in London.
- A4e staff jailed for training fraud
- Six employees at a back-to-work recruitment company are jailed for a fraud that saw them falsely claim about £300,000.
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- Trevor Noah's funniest jokes
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- Saudi Arabia fights pull of Islamic State
- Riyadh tries to counter the pull of Islamic State among its citizens
- Is fibre key to connecting Africa?
- Is fibre key to getting all of Africa online?
- Ray of light in a drought-hit desert
- A ray of light in Pakistan's drought-hit Thar desert
- VIDEO: Living on Ukraine's front line
- One villager still living on Ukraine's front line
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