At least 32 people are killed in a storm in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a government official tells BBC Hindi.
South African soldiers and police conduct a series of raids in an effort to curb attacks on foreign nationals and the looting of shops.
Three men are arrested on suspicion of the murder of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence.
Ben Affleck apologises for pressuring a documentary series to cover up evidence of his family's slave-owning roots.
Hong Kong's government reveals its election reform proposals, but as expected does not concede to pro-democracy demands for a fully free vote.
French champion upsets sport's authorities with drug claims
A financial trader is arrested in the UK after US authorities allege he contributed to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" that wiped billons of dollars off the value of shares.
Jeremy Clarkson will be allowed to return to the BBC, says the head of BBC Two, while confirming his final scenes on Top Gear will be shown this summer.
Japan's Nikkei index closes above 20,000 points for the first time in 15 years after the country recorded its first trade surplus in three years.
Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have filed for divorce after 11 years of marriage, it is confirmed.
Millions of public sector workers would be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans, Nick Clegg says, as he promises to end the "era of pay restraint".
Thailand says it is "confident" it can address concerns over illegal fishing that may lead to a trade ban from the European Union.
Rolls-Royce announces that John Rishton will retire as chief executive on 2 July and be replaced by Warren East.
Toure hints at departure, Lloris to assess future, Torres in Gerrard tribute, Spurs plan clear-out, plus more.
Seventeen Indian tourists die and 30 others are injured after a bus veers off a mountain road and crashes in a river.
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels mocks England all-rounder Ben Stokes and his attempts at sledging in the second Test.
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key apologises to a waitress at an Auckland cafe after she accuses him of pulling her hair.
A report by Amnesty International and Global Witness alleges that nearly 80% of US firms are failing to adequately check their supply chains for conflict minerals.
A local court in Japan rejects an attempt by local residents to halt the restart of two reactors at the Sendai nuclear plant.
Iran's foreign minister calls for "urgent humanitarian assistance" in Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition ended air strikes against Houthi rebels.