Humour and health concerns dominate Indian Twitter users' reaction to the temporary ban on Maggi noodles in some states.
Police in Italy arrest 44 people over the rigging of public contracts to run migrant reception centres in a new chapter of a mafia investigation.
Jobless EU migrants can be refused social benefits in another EU country during their first three months there, a top EU legal adviser says.
An elite police unit in South Africa is to launch a preliminary inquiry into allegations that officials paid bribes to help secure the 2010 World Cup.
John Whittingdale faces questions in the House of Commons about the BBC licence fee and the renewal of its royal charter for the first time since becoming culture secretary.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that a German tax on nuclear energy does not breach European Union law.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to be become the chairman of an organisation that combats anti-Semitism and racism in Europe.
The Bank of England keeps the benchmark UK interest rate at 0.5%, more than six years after it first cut the rate to its current record low.
The husband and daughter of a woman who was on the cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River are struggling to cope with the unknown.
A former vice-president of Panama, Felipe Virzi, is detained on corruption charges, the latest of a series of ex-officials to be investigated.
A social media post falsely claiming missing schoolgirl Amber Peat had been murdered is being investigated by police.
More than 90 people have died in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, the fire service says.
England would be ready to host the World Cup in 2022 if it is stripped from Qatar, according to a senior UK government minister.
European 10,000m champion Jo Pavey says she would ditch Alberto Salazar as her coach if she was Mo Farah.
Scientists discover seven new species of tiny frog living on seven different mountains in south-eastern Brazil.
French scientists take part in a challenge to summarise their research in thee minutes, in a bid to make their work accessible.
Former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer has warned UK PM David Cameron not to be too sure of German support in his bid to reform the EU.
A portrait of a young Jewish woman by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt is expected to fetch up to £18m when it is auctioned in London this month.
Burundi postpones both parliamentary and presidential elections due this month, following recent protests over Pierre Nkurunziza bid for a third term.
Two MPs will have their legal challenge to the government's emergency surveillance law heard by the High Court later.