Threat to Palmyra v human suffering: not a zero-sum game
About 3,000 militia members in Iraq begin moving against Islamic State militants after the fall of the city of Ramadi last week, officials say.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Barcelona and Deportivo de La Coruña.
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie would take the England head coach job if it is offered by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.
Ballots are being counted in the Republic of Ireland, where voters have been taking part in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
BBC News caught up with Australia's TV commentators for the Eurovision Song Contest, Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang, about their country's chances in the competition.
Early indications suggest the Republic of Ireland has voted to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel pips the Mercedes drivers in final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix, after Lewis Hamilton had dominated.
A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.
An American woman, said to be the oldest person in the world, is celebrating her 116th birthday on Saturday.
A shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco leaves at least 43 people dead.
Jayaram Jayalalitha is sworn in as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons ends in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal.
Councils across England and Wales call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs.
As Ireland awaits the results of its referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage, many other countries are moving in the opposite direction.
The UN tries to reach some 40,000 Ramadis displaced by the advance of Islamic State amid reports some are dying in the heat.
California farmers’ voluntary proposal to reduce water consumption by 25 percent was accepted Friday, avoiding the threat of deep mandatory cuts amid one of the worst droughts on record.
A large sinkhole is discovered at a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in the US state of Missouri.