The UK trade deficit narrowed to £1.2bn in April from £3.1bn in March, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
Cash-strapped Greece submits a revised reform plan to the European Union and International Monetary Fund.
Comedian and actor Lenny Henry looks set to become Sir Lenny after confirming that he will receive a knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours.
G7 signal intent to move beyond burning of fossil fuels
The trailer for Jeremy Clarkson's final episode of Top Gear is released, showing him and his fellow hosts taking on their trademark high speed challenges.
Asian shares were down as investors continue to worry about a Greek debt default and the timing of a US interest rate rise.
Nineteen people are injured, three critically, as a van rams into a cafe in northern Australia, causing a fire that engulfs the building.
Police in Scotland are understood to be investigating claims that Labour peer Lord Janner abused a boy there in the 1970s.
Actress Mary Ellen Trainor, who starred in films like The Goonies and Lethal Weapon, dies at the age of 62.
Four people and a suspected gunman die and several are injured in a rare shooting in a village in China's Hebei province, state media report.
Nuns from Ireland and New Zealand are rescued from a lift in Rome by a cleaner after being trapped for three days without food and water.
Juventus eye Manchester United striker Van Persie, West Ham to appoint Bilic, Cech encourages Arsenal, plus more.
Hundreds of celebrities including Daniel Radcliffe, Olivia Colman and Jack Whitehall sign a letter calling for an end to the plans to move BBC Three online.
The UK's withdrawal from the European Union (EU) would threaten jobs and harm its economy, a major recruitment firm says.
Police in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand say they have killed at least 12 suspected Maoist rebels in a clash.
Hong Kong issues a warning against travel to South Korea, which is battling a deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndromes (Mers).
People will be banned from using e-cigarettes in places like restaurants, pubs and at work in Wales, under new public health laws being unveiled.
Megan Rapinoe scores twice as the USA start their Women's World Cup campaign with a 3-1 win over Australia.
A parachute has failed during a Nasa test of new technology for landing larger spacecraft and eventually astronauts on Mars.
US rapper Snoop Dogg sues beer-maker Pabst Brewing, saying the firm owes him money from the sale of the company and its beer line last year.