Police in Argentina say they have foiled a scheme to smuggle cocaine into Europe by hiding the drug in specially-designed skis.
Thousands of lawyers opposed to legal aid cuts in England and Wales are to walk out for a second time this year.
Why fear of recession might be driving Putin's policies
Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the highlands of Africa and South America, scientists say.
Where is Thailand headed after four months of protests?
The previously lost films being re-released
A replica World War One battlefield where soldiers trained in trench warfare before being sent to the front is discovered in Hampshire.
A plane is forced to turn back shortly after taking off at Heathrow Airport after an "engine surge" in the air.
A US businessman who lost $500,000 (£298,000) at a Las Vegas casino argues he should not have to pay because he was too intoxicated.
The country where you'll find No Fingers, Stutterer and White Hair
The restaurants that thrive on insulting their diners
A French scientist has unravelled a formula for trick roping, made famous in Western movies, to teach himself how to lasso like a cowboy.
US supermarket firm Safeway agrees to be bought by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and other supermarket chains.
As President Barack Obama faces some tough decisions on the situation in Ukraine, the BBC takes a look back at how he's handled other uprisings happing on his watch.
How data defenders are using analytics to fight hackers
Two classic cowboy rope tricks in super-slow motion.
Why a landmark Indian law is shutting down schools
Petitioners keep hopes for justice alive in China
With China's annual legislative session underway thousands of people have headed to Beijing to petition the government.
The UK Independence Party has done the Conservatives an "enormous favour" by "cleansing" the Tories of views it finds distasteful, a Tory MP claims