America is closing in on the 50th anniversary of one of the seminal moments of the country's civil rights movement, the march from Selma to Montgomery.
Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.
US stocks hit record levels, with both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 closing at all-time highs and the Nasdaq breaking the 5,000 barrier for the first time in 15 years.
Iraqi forces say they have retaken some districts around Tikrit in their fight to recapture the strategic city from Islamic State.
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is arrested and bailed on suspicion of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
Natalia Revuelta, who supported Fidel Castro when he was planning his insurgency and became his lover, has died at the age of 89 in Havana.
The European Commission says it is trying to maintain EU unity after Greece accused Spain and Portugal of conspiring against it in bailout talks.
The mother of Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi says she immediately recognised his voice when she heard him on a hostage video released by Islamic State.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed almost 10,000 people, but it appears the number of people dying from the virus is finally slowing down.
Leading Burundian dissident, Hussein Radjabu, escapes from a prison where he was serving a 13-year term for plotting against the state.
Police arrest a man and woman on suspicion of murder in the investigation into the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts.
Europe's top rights watchdog is set to rule that France's guidance over spanking children is not sufficiently clear, Le Monde newspaper reports.
Twenty-seven senior Afghan police officers are sacked as part an anti-corruption drive by President Ashraf Ghani.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama.
The family of a man who was killed by the FBI as agents investigated the Boston marathon bombings is suing the agency.
Libya's internationally recognised government in Tobruk names former controversial anti-Islamist Khalifa Haftar as the new head of the national army.
Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.
Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba wins the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership.
On the verge of achieving "a miracle" in Liberia
Padraig Harrington thinks he has rediscovered his "mental edge" after ending wait for a title in either the US or Europe.