Venezuela is recalling its ambassador to Spain a week after the Spanish prime minister called for the release of a Venezuelan opposition leader.
South Korean intelligence services believe that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle.
A man accused of threatening a 13-year-old poppy seller is charged by police.
Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.
Nicky Morgan, the education secretary and equalities minister, says she has changed her mind and now supports same-sex marriage.
Critics may already be writing off Obama's presidency - but he still has much to offer in the years to come, says John Simpson.
The story behind an image of two members of the Secret Service agents in Chicago, USA.
China is to get its own version of Big Brother for the first time, with the housemates' exploits to be broadcast on popular video site Youku Tudou.
Mexicans share portraits of kidnapped students
Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa hires a legal firm to investigate the circumstances around her mother's death last month.
A London-based NFL team could be worth more than £100m a year to the UK, according to a new report.
Up to 200 Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help Kurdish defenders in the Syrian border town under siege from Islamic State militants.
A 1970s skatepark in Essex has been given Grade 2 listed status by English Heritage, joining the ranks of stately homes and ancient monuments.
Tens of thousands of Hungarians march through Budapest against plans to tax internet use, in the biggest anti-government protest for years.
Almost 650 children reported missing in Greater Manchester in 2014 were at risk of child sexual exploitation or serious harm, a report suggests.
Members of China's top political advisory body have voted to kick out Hong Kong tycoon James Tien for his criticism of Chief Executive CY Leung.
Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.
A referendum in favour of leaving the European Union should have the clear support of each UK nation, the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon insists.
Kevin Spacey pays tribute to actress Elizabeth Norment, who played Nancy Kaufberger, the secretary to his character in US TV drama House of Cards.
The BBC follows the Royal Marines from the Battle of Trafalgar to Afghanistan