Knox and Sollecito cleared in Italy

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Italy's top appeals court acquits Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in 2007.

Alps crash co-pilot 'had depression'

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, suspected of deliberately crashing an A320 plane in the Alps, required treatment for depression, German media report.

Silicon Valley firm wins bias case

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.

Calls to 'boycott' Indiana after law

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Activists are encouraging a boycott of Indiana after the US state enacted a "religious freedom" law which they say discriminates against gay people.

US charges in beating of Indian man

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.

Duo begin year-long space trip

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko take off on a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.

Safari users win right to sue

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings.

US gives permit to rhino hunter

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

A man who won an auction to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia has been given a US permit to import the trophy if he kills one.

Ten dead in Somali hotel attack

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Militants storm a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least ten people including a senior diplomat.

Boko Haram HQ in Nigeria 'retaken'

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Yemen FM urges swift end to strikes

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad.

Several missing after NYC blast

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

At least two people are missing and one other is unaccounted for after an explosion caused three Manhattan buildings to collapse.

Who is behind the 'perfect boyfriend'?

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Need an answer to annoying questions about your love life? The BBC looks at an app providing a "perfect solution".

Election 2015: Who won the interview contest on social media?

Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled live on Thursday night - what can Twitter and Facebook tell us about the result?

Germanwings crash: Counting the cost

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Is the airline legally obliged to compensate the families of the victims for their loss?

VIDEO: Animation reveals changing Nigeria

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

An animation looks at how much Nigeria has changed since the end of military rule in 1999.

Mexico missing students: Fear and distrust six months on

Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

Six months since the shocking disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, little has changed as ordinary people are still scared to speak out fearing gangs and corrupt officials, writes the BBC's Katy Watson.

Putin still in fashion 15 years on

Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Fifteen years after his election, Vladimir Putin's popularity in Russia is undeniable, says the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow.

Rand Paul's Texas tech play at SXSW

Posted on Monday March 16, 2015

What is Kentucky Senator Rand Paul doing in Austin, Texas, at the South by Southwest interactive conference?

VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'?

Posted on Monday March 23, 2015

Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.