The Solar Impulse team is preparing to set off on the most dangerous phase of the mission to fly a solar-powered plane around the world - flying non-stop across the Pacific Ocean.
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili - who is wanted in his country - is appointed governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region.
Boho Haram militants kill least 13 people in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri, just after Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as president.
Alastair Cook passes Graham Gooch's tally of 8,900 runs to become England's leading scorer in Test history.
Former QPR, Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand announces his retirement at the age of 36.
The observation deck at the top of the One World Trade Centre has opened to the public.
At least 71 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.
Pakistan will host a third and final cricket match against Zimbabwe despite a deadly bomb attack near the venue of Friday's game, officials say.
A strong undersea earthquake strikes south of Japan, shaking buildings in Tokyo almost 900km (550 miles) away, but no tsunami warning is issued.
The body of Ranjit Power, a Wolverhampton businessman who went missing three weeks ago, is found in a forest in the Jalandhar region, police in India say.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.
First Minister Peter Robinson is at the Irish Open golf tournament in Newcastle, County Down, a day after being discharged from hospital.
A 16-year-old boy appears in court charged with the murders of a man and woman in Colchester.
A memorial service for Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride is held at Manchester Cathedral.
Newly re-elected Fifa President Sepp Blatter gives a news conference in Zurich.
Former Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond is convicted of two charges after a bar fight on Christmas Day - but cleared of a more serious claim.
Mo Farah sets the world's quickest 10,000m time of 2015, then blames pacemakers for not allowing him to go faster.
A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.
Half a billion people globally get set to watch Arsenal take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final, while Inverness CT face Falkirk in Scotland.