England's Adil Rashid and Mark Wood return from the West Indies early and are in the squad for the ODI against Ireland.
For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.
Hundreds of students in Burundi have spent the night in front of the US embassy after their university was closed amid anti-government protests.
Jonathan Trott should be replaced as an England opener after another duck, says Geoffrey Boycott.
The Nigerian military is expected to hand over nearly 300 people rescued from Boko Haram camps, so they can receive treatment and see their families.
Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.
EU officials say they are struggling to locate 1,000 citizens unaccounted after Nepal's earthquake, amid fresh calls for foreign help and humanitarian aid.
One month after the Garissa university attack there are allegations Kenyan security forces have carried out extra-judicial killings in their hunt for members of the al-Shabab group.
Turkish police say they have detained nearly 140 people following clashes during May Day protests in Istanbul.
Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.
A major global commercial fair - Milan Expo 2015 - opens in northern Italy, but violence breaks out in the city as protesters clash with police.
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.
Sterling has fallen sharply against the US dollar after growth in the UK manufacturing sector slowed markedly in April.
South African musician David Jenkins, who is known as Qasadi and has the nickname "White Zulu", talks about his passion for Zulu culture and music.
Two titans of Asian business and technology battle for the contract to build America's first bullet train.
Ten years ago, Lionel Messi scored the first of his 403 goals for Barcelona. BBC Sport looks back at his goal-den decade.
A former police chief says he was "wrong" to issue a statement saying fans' behaviour at Hillsborough "made the job of the police harder", the inquests hear.
A reliance on sat-navs and smartphone map apps is undermining map-reading skills, the Royal Institute of Navigation says.
Baltimore's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, says she plans to file criminal charges against six police officers over the death of Freddie Gray.
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".