Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss his side's Copa del Rey final against rivals Barcelona on Wednesday.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi must perform a year's community service in a home for the elderly, a Milan court has ruled.
Funerals are to take place for three Lebanese journalists for the Hezbollah TV station al-Manar who were killed in Syria on Monday.
Thousands of Chinese workers at the Yue Yuen shoe factory, which supplies brands including Nike and Adidas, strike over social security payments.
Hazardous levels of air pollution in China and across Asia are affecting weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, according to a study.
The world's hardest, and coldest, marathon has taken place at Russia's Barneo Ice Station in the geographic North Pole.
A facial recognition database being built by the FBI could contain over 52m images by 2015 causing concern to privacy campaigners
Aston Villa suspend assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and coach Gary Karsa pending an internal investigation.
A sharp fall in petrol prices helped to keep US consumer inflation well below the Federal Reserve's 2% target in March.
Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial he was "heartbroken" at seeing the body of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as the cross-examination ends.
MEPs back rules for a banking safety net to minimise the risk of further EU taxpayer-funded bailouts.
India's Supreme Court recognises transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling which orders the government to provide key amenities.
Residents of the Chilean city of Valparaiso return to areas burned by a fast-moving forest fire which engulfed parts of the historic port.
Rebel forces in South Sudan say they have recaptured the oil hub of Bentiu and want oil companies to halt operations.
The Russian economy may see zero growth this year because of the Ukraine crisis, Russia's finance minister has admitted.
An ex-counter-terrorism chief will oversee an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot - an appointment described as "desperately unfortunate".
Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi must perform community service in a home for the elderly, following his conviction for tax fraud.
Manchester City's Yaya Toure will be out for up to two weeks with a muscle injury picked up in the defeat by Liverpool.
Zai Bennett, the controller of BBC Three, announces he is to move to Sky Atlantic, just weeks after the BBC announced the channel would be scrapped.
Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav pleads guilty to attempted battery after pulling a knife on the teenage son of his girlfriend during an argument.