India's food safety regulator bans the production of Nestle's Maggi instant noodles over fears about their safety.
Relatives of missing passengers who were on board the Chinese cruise ship that sank on Monday stage a protest.
Romanian prosecutors question Prime Minister Victor Ponta over alleged forgery, tax evasion and money-laundering.
Artworks by Rembrandt and Durer reported missing from Boston Public Library are found, in the library.
One of the ancient world's longest poems, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of a festival celebrating ancient Greek culture.
Civilians are once again coming under bombardment in east Ukraine, where the conflict reignited this week with the use of heavy weapons.
Eight of the 10 men reportedly jailed for the attempted assassination of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai were actually acquitted, it emerges.
Elche are demoted from La Liga because of unpaid tax debts and Eibar replace them in Spain's top flight next season.
The amount of oil in the Gatwick airport area could be about 70% more than previously estimated, an exploration company says.
The European Court of Human Rights allows France to take a paralysed man off life support, in a case which divides his family.
An eyewitness hears gas canisters exploding at a fire which has broken out at a mattress recycling unit.
State-backed Lloyds Banking Group is fined a record £117m by the City watchdog for mis-handling payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints.
Ex-All Black flanker Jerry Collins and wife Alana die in a car crash in France, with their daughter in a critical condition.
Two subway trains collide in the Italian capital Rome, injuring at least 12 people, although none are reported to be serious, reports say.
Arrests are made after 68 suspected illegal immigrants, including two pregnant women and 15 children, are found inside four lorries at a port in Essex.
A delay in paying welfare benefits to two disabled people was "unlawful" but did not breach their human rights, the High Court rules.
The British Museum is guarding a precious artefact that was looted from Syria, in the hope of returning it when the country is stable.
Somerset and England wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter announces his retirement from cricket aged 27 because of an eye injury.
Olympic champion rower Helen Glover says she could retire after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A row has broken out between South Korean government officials over their handling of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers).