Syriza, the left-wing party that stormed into power in Greece, has promised to ditch austerity and renegotiate the EU-IMF bailout. Here are five things it wants to change.
The world is "dangerously unprepared" for future pandemics like the deadly Ebola outbreak, the president of the World Bank warns.
Shares in Electronic Arts jump almost 5% after the video games publisher reports stronger than expected results.
Striking buildings new to the National Heritage List
Jewish groups in Argentina boycott the government's Holocaust memorial, in protest at the investigation into the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.
How pallbearers almost dropped Churchill's coffin
The Ministry of Defence will have to sell off more military land and assets to make savings in the coming years, the defence secretary indicates.
Most detainees at the Australian-run Manus Island centre are not refugees and will soon be repatriated, says the PM of PNG, but campaigners dismiss the claim.
More than a million UK adults may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, an NHS watchdog warns.
Researchers say offering financial incentives worth £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit.
Scottish councils used covert surveillance on hundreds of occasions over the last three years, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.
Why can't we let go of our old tech?
Scotch whisky contributes almost £5bn to the UK economy and supports more than 40,000 jobs, according to industry research.
Football clubs spent a record £2.7bn in international transfers in 2014, with English football clubs accounting for £795m of the total.
Some of those who survived Auschwitz have gathered there for a commemoration 70 years after the camp was liberated by Soviet troops.
How a Nazi doctor experimented on identical siblings
The village that has just got its first fridge
Helen Macdonald wins the Costa Book of the Year Award for 2014 for her personal account of trying to train a goshawk after the death of her father.
Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,
The BBC's Ian Pannell travelled to Libya's capital to discover a country now in the hands of militias.