From BBC News
- World's longest rail tunnel to open
- The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is to be officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.
- Rail strike takes hold in France
- An open-ended rail strike takes hold in France, with many services cancelled, just nine days before the Euro 2016 football tournament kicks off.
- Tiger cub bodies found at Thai temple
- Forty tiger cub bodies found in freezer at Thai Buddhist temple that has been accused of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.
- N Korean editorial praises 'wise' Trump
- An editorial in North Korean state media says Donald Trump is a "wise politician" whose victory in US elections could be good for the North.
- Police to investigate gorilla shooting
- Police are to investigate the circumstances around the killing of a gorilla at Cincinnati Zoo after a three-year-old boy fell into his enclosure.
- Green energy surges to record levels
- The world added far more renewable energy sources than fossil fuels in 2015, with developing countries overtaking richer nations on green spending.
- Fort McMurray residents to return home
- Some residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray are to begin returning home after a raging wildfire that displaced 90,000 people.
- Chinese stowaway found on Dubai flight
- A Chinese teenager is found hiding in the cargo hold of an Emirates passenger jet that had flown from Shanghai to Dubai.
- US warns of Europe terror threat
- The US warns that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.
- OAS seeks emergency Venezuela meeting
- Organization of American States head Luis Almagro calls for an emergency meeting which could lead to the expulsion of Venezuela from the regional body.
- Polisario Front leader Abdelaziz dies
- The leader of the Western Sahara independence movement, Mohamed Abdelaziz, dies after a long illness, aged 68.
- Shark bites off Australian surfer's leg
- A surfer is in a critical condition after losing a leg in a shark attack at a beach in Western Australia.
- Why Pikachu is making Hong Kong angry
- Nintendo's upcoming Pokemon games are causing controversy in Hong Kong because of plans to give Pikachu and his friends Mandarin names.
- Military exercise mistaken for invasion
- Finnish man flees island home after spotting military's arrival - but it was just an exercise.
- VIDEO: Aerial footage shows Texas flood damage
- Parts of Texas have experienced unprecedented levels of flooding causing the mandatory evacuation of hundreds of residents.
- VIDEO: On the road with Yingluck Shinawatra
- Officially Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is banned by the military from any political activity, and everyone is banned from campaigning on the new constitution.
- VIDEO: Inside the world's longest rail tunnel
- The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel will be officially opened in Switzerland today after nearly two decades of construction work.
- VIDEO: Child pulled from Idlib strike rubble
- Turkey has accused Russia of bombing a hospital and a mosque in the Syrian city of Idlib.
- VIDEO: A visit to Karachi's 'most dangerous' area
- BBC journalist Benjamin Zand visits Lyari in Karachi, which he had been told to avoid as the Pakistani city's 'most dangerous' area.
- VIDEO: Britain's tricky history with Europe
- Ahead of the UK's referendum, the BBC's Rob Watson explores Britain's very tricky history with our European neighbours.
- VIDEO: The Ethiopian town famous for runners
- You have probably never heard of Bekoji, but this small town in the highlands of Ethiopia has had a huge impact on athletics.
- VIDEO: Rain brings flooding to northern France
- Parts of northern France have been hit by flooding after sustained heavy rain swept the region.
- The return of Yingluck Shinawatra
- Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra returns to public life
- Swiss Gotthard rail tunnel - an engineering triumph
- Longest rail tunnel is engineering triumph
- Why drinking in India is an 'outdoor sport'
- Why Indians love to drink on the move
- Zimbabwe's flag fury
- Are Zimbabweans learning to voice their anger?