A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.
A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC.
The daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces she is pregnant with her first child.
An open letter from Bollywood personalities urging people to vote for secular parties has caused a stir.
There is a huge response to a speeding crackdown in Belgium, with thousands of people participating.
A Brazilian man who earns money selling space on his body for tattoo ads seeks a customer for his forehead.
A badger survives being wedged in the grille of a car after a collision on a Norwegian motorway.
Russian social network users offer free lodging for Ukrainian women in exchange for a bowl of soup.
How do you take a huge dinosaur skeleton across the US?
... on the Tube as a protest against 'sexism'
Oldest message in a bottle reaches sender's granddaughter
Couple trace an engagement ring lost years ago at sea
How the sacred and sensuous mingled in ancient India
Why Kim Kardashian is tweeting about the conflict in Syria
The women fighting Brazil's outlook on rape
How one man 'forgot about' his luxury boat
Is burning money the 'ultimate social experiment'?
- Family car catches fire among lions
- Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack
- Muammar Gaddafi killed in Libya
- The man responsible for the shutdown
- Billionaire to build Titanic II
- Former Radio 4 presenter dies at 88
- HMRC 'plans to share personal data'
- We'll get Britain building - PM
- Burnt boy in 'critical condition'
- 'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage