France's Senate rejects a planned 2013 law penalising people who pay for sex and decides to maintain the offence of soliciting.
Deflation in the eurozone eased during March while the rate of unemployment dipped slightly in February, figures show.
Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.
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.
NFL side Atlanta Falcons lose their draft pick for 2016 and are fined $350,000 for using fake crowd noise at home games.
A British tourist killed in a terror attack at a museum in Tunisia died from gunshot wounds, a coroner hears.
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".
Italian online fashion retailer Yoox agrees an all-share merger deal London-based rival Net-a-Porter.
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman denies he is quitting the show after a leaked email from him thanking staff and marking the end of an era.
The chairman of South Africa's power utility resigns following calls for him to be sacked over allegations of interfering with operations.
Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of British couple Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, who were found dead with bullet wounds in a village near Benidorm.
New Zealand's Daniel Vettori announces his retirement from international cricket following his side's World Cup final defeat.
Rare evidence of key Russian role in Ukraine combat
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.
At least 15 people have died in landslides following floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
Kingfisher, the owner of DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is to close about 60 B&Q stores in UK and Ireland over the next two years.
Filming on the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film is delayed until 15 April as star Johnny Depp continues to recover from a hand injury.
Comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, it is announced.
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies says profits jumped a third last year, boosted by strong performances in all its businesses.
Australia's Macquarie Group is reportedly planning to cut nearly half of its investment banking jobs in Asia following a slump in deals.