MEPs overwhelmingly back new rules to make big lorries safer for other road users and more fuel-efficient.
Moving a dinosaur skeleton across the US
Judges at the trial of ex-Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic reject a move to drop genocide charges relating to the Bosnian war in the 1990s.
Nestle reports its worst first-quarter sales growth since 2009, blaming unusual weather, a late Easter, poor sales in emerging markets and cost-conscious Europeans.
Sir Trevor Nunn's revival of the Noel Coward play Relative Values, starring Patricia Hodge, Caroline Quentin and Rory Bremner divides critics on its opening night.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reveals why he reacted so emotionally after Sunday's victory over Manchester City.
Skywatchers in the Americas have caught a rare celestial show caused by the Earth's shadow falling across the Moon.
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange - refuses to travel to the US to testify about losing large amounts of the virtual currency.
US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint.
UK's inflation rate, as measured by the consumer prices index, fell to 1.6% in March, the Office for National Statistics says.
Nicaragua is preparing for the possibility of a massive earthquake hitting the nation after a string of smaller tremors rocked the area.
Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's Australian Grand Prix is rejected.
A female London Marathon runner from Sierra Leone is missing after she disappeared and failed to catch a flight home.
The singer's next court hearing over his assault charge for hitting a limousine driver will take place in May.
Iran complains to the United Nations over the decision by the US to refuse a visa for its newly appointed permanent representative.
The finish line for the Boston Marathon has been re-installed, as part of a tribute to the people who were killed and injured in a bomb attack at last year's event.
Author Donna Tartt is awarded this year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction, for her critically acclaimed third novel The Goldfinch.
Michael Jackson's mother is ordered by a US court to pay more than $800,000 (£480,000) in trial costs to concert promoter AEG Live.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage rejects claims he might have abused EU expenses, describing a newspaper report as "utterly outrageous'.
The US president urges his Russian counterpart to use his influence to make separatists in eastern Ukraine stand down as the government moves against them.