An eighth Harry Potter book is to be released this summer - containing the script for a new stage play telling the wizard's story.
The US government's tax collection agency says attackers fooled its computers into generating more than 100,000 tax return Pin codes.
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen pours cold water on the prospect of a second rise in interest rates any time soon.
A candidate in Uganda's presidential vote promises to repatriate the remains of the former dictator, Idi Amin, and build a museum in his honour.
What happened to Mexico's missing students?
Twitter announces it is starting to place video ads and prioritised tweets at the top of its users' timeline feeds.
Japanese brewer Asahi says it has agreed to buy the Peroni and Grolsch beer brands, which are being sold to allow AB InBev to take over SABMiller.
Traditional leaders in South Africa express their "disquiet" over chief Mandla Mandela's conversion to Islam.
Did a meteorite kill a man in India?
Scientists are planning to recreate the ocean journey that brought first settlers to Japan.
Liberia's Supreme Court blocks the Senate's attempt to jail the country's finance minister after he tried to clamp down on politicians' expenses.
Greek schadenfreude over Deutsche Bank's struggles
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, seen as the architect of the country's interventions against militants, says he is standing down.
South Korea suspends operations at the Kaesong industrial park run with North Korea in response to Pyongyang's nuclear and rocket tests.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders both win decisive victories in the New Hampshire primary, the second contest in the race for US presidential nominees.
An Israeli court extends former PM Ehud Olmert's 18-month jail sentence for bribery by a month, after rejecting a plea bargain over another charge.
Over a million people attend the victory parade for the Denver Broncos, celebrating their Super Bowl win over the Carolina Panthers.
Migrant parents are often more ambitious for their children
Japanese shares have continued to fall, hitting their lowest level since October 2014 and entering a bear market.
A range of cybersecurity experts warn parents to beware of buying VTech's electronic toys following its handling of a recent hack attack.