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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:37:13 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Pistorius trial shown prosthetic leg  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:35:57 GMT
The prosthetic leg belonging to Oscar Pistorius has been shown to the court during his murder trial. He denies murder, claiming he mistook Reeva Steenkamp for a burglar. 
VIDEO: India votes on biggest polling day  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:46:07 GMT
Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP. 
AUDIO: The world's first homoerotic stamps  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:48:46 GMT
Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps 
VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:36 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains in Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago. 
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:20:21 GMT
The daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces she is pregnant with her first child. 
VIDEO: CCTV reveals dog as hunted car vandal  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:57:34 GMT
A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tyres in a quiet Cumbrian village has been unmasked as a dog. 
US banking giants see mixed results  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:34:30 GMT
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump. 
Weibo shares surge on US debut  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:10:20 GMT
Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start. 
German media boss criticises Google  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:24 GMT
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant. 
Lavabit loses contempt appeal  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:37:07 GMT
A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden. 
BP Portrait Award shortlist unveiled  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:48:04 GMT
Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista. 
George Alagiah treated for cancer  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:13:34 GMT
BBC News presenter George Alagiah is diagnosed with bowel cancer and will take a break from broadcasting while he receives treatment. 
EU green light for UK carbon project  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:12:16 GMT
A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU. 
'Most Earth-like planet yet' found  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04:42 GMT
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.