President Barack Obama has given his support to the visiting Petro Poroshenko, describing himself as a "strong friend" to Ukraine's leader.
President Obama says Congress's backing for his $500m plan to aid moderate Syrian rebels shows that the US is united against Islamic State.
Which animal fought a valiant battle against an escalator?
How real is the Riot Club?
Just what exactly does the term Freudian mean?
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock, who had faced allegations he sexually assaulted a constituent, resigns from the party.
A sculpture of The Beatles' song character Eleanor Rigby made from £1m of used bank notes is to go on show at the Museum of Liverpool.
Why the chance of seeing an Alpine ibex has halved in 20 years
The man with 26 children who's preaching birth control
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.
Is the American Dream alive in Palm Springs?
Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.
We all dream from time to time of escaping it all and heading for the hills, but is it all it's cracked up to be? BBC Pop Up speaks to residents of two remote villages in the Rocky Mountains
Opening night for Shakespeare theatre... in Gdansk
Supposedly-elite NHS foundation trusts in England are running up an overall deficit for the first time, the regulator is expected to say later.
Dame Laura Davies says a historic vote on female membership could be the catalyst to inspire a new generation of golfers.
A large grant has been given to a project studying police arrest data for racial bias, in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Missouri.
The BBC has lodged a formal protest with the Russian authorities after a news team from the Moscow bureau was attacked in the south of the country.
Everton make a winning return to European football as they beat Wolfsburg 4-1 in their Europa League Group H opener.
Officials in Guinea say they have found the bodies of several people thought to be part of a team of health workers and journalists who went missing earlier this week.