John Simpson examines the successes of Islamic State and the consequences for those affected and the wider region.
Baltimore's top prosecutor announces revised charges, but the most serious charges - including second-degree murder - remain.
Thousands of workers and union supporters protest outside McDonald's headquarters, as the fast food firm continues to face wage pressure.
Jack Grealish was not considered for an England call-up to face Republic of Ireland in case of a backlash, Roy Hodgson says.
BBC News catches up with Guy Sebastian, Australia's entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and the fans who have followed him to Vienna.
Syrian troops prevented civilians from leaving the ancient city of Palmyra as it fell to Islamic State militants, the United Nations says.
The head of the Boy Scouts of America says defiant chapters and possible legal challenges should give organisation pause.
The EU opens summit talks with six ex-Soviet states in Latvia, with the EU's Donald Tusk saying it is not a "beauty contest" to isolate Russia.
Former Portugal midfielder Luis Figo joins Michael van Praag in withdrawing from May's Fifa presidential election.
David Cameron says he will not give up on his immigration target despite net migration to the UK reaching its highest level for a decade.
Armed police officers are being trained in how to use public toilets safely, after leaving firearms behind on several occasions.
Former Liverpool and Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez could replace Carlo Ancelotti as manager of Real Madrid.
Clean-up crews are working around the clock as investigators look into how tens of thousands of gallons of oil spewed into the sea off Santa Barbara.
World number six Milos Raonic pulls out of next week's French Open after failing to recover from a foot injury.
The Republic of Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to decide whether to change the constitution to make gay marriage legal.
Joe Root hits 98 and Ben Stokes 92 as England recover from 30-4 to reach 354-7 in the first Test against New Zealand.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.
Celebrities including Sadie Frost, Paul Gascoigne, and Shobna Gulati are awarded a combined £1.2m in phone-hacking damages from Mirror Group Newspapers.
A London cab driver is found guilty of the murder of a US soldier in Iraq eight years ago, after his fingerprints were found on roadside bombs.
As fighting continues in Yemen despite agreement to attend UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva, Lyse Doucet meets some of those forced to flee their country.