A teenage girl has spoken of the change in her life after being given a bionic hand - the technology for which is being developed by scientists on Tyneside.
Green leader Natalie Bennett calls for a "citizen's income" as she launches her party's key themes for the general election campaign.
Drones are seen flying over several sensitive landmarks in Paris in a night-time mystery that French police say is being taken seriously.
A Fifa taskforce recommends that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should take place in November and December.
Finalists in this year's Sony World Photo Awards
An artists view of the Royal Navy
President Joko Widodo says foreign nations should not interfere in Indonesia's right to use the death penalty, amid plans for more executions.
New Ebola infections have fallen in Liberia, but it still has the problem of what to do with huge quantities of potentially infectious human waste.
There is outrage in India over a Hindu leader's comment that Mother Teresa's charity work had one objective - to convert the poor to Christianity.
Cardiff City's board is to boycott Tuesday's Championship game at Wigan in protest at alleged racism from its owner and manager.
Greece submits a list of reform proposals to its European and IMF creditors in the hope of further lending, the European Commission says.
Scientists at the University of Newcastle are using microchips as fine as human hair to produce a prosthetic hand.
West Indies opener Chris Gayle hits the first double century in the history of the World Cup, reaching 200 off 138 balls.
Turkey criticises the UK for taking too long to inform it about the three London schoolgirls travelling to Syria possibly to join Islamic State.
A fashion academic explores the exploitation and celebration of women by the fashion industry.
Cuba's annual cigar festival opens in the capital Havana - with American visitors able to take cigars home legally for the first time in decades.
South Korea and the US announce their annual military drills will begin on 2 March, a move that traditionally angers Pyongyang.
South Korea has announced its annual military exercises with the United States with start in early March.
The Gold Coast Titans are to be taken over by Australia's National Rugby League, amid a drug scandal which will see five players in court.
Cigar enthusiasts from around 80 countries have gathered in the Cuban capital Havana for the country's annual cigar festival.