A 15-year-old has won a competition to design the new £1 coin, which will be in circulation from 2017.
The Mexican authorities have introduced a new law banning certain animals - among them tigers, elephants and zebras - from performing in circuses.
Serbia arrests seven men suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia.
Bassist Andy Fraser, who co-wrote Free's 1970 hit All Right Now and had been fighting cancer and Aids, dies in California aged 62.
A new iPad app is asking users to "tag" tigers in images gathered from the internet, to help researchers with counting and tracking the animals.
Mancini piles pressure on Pellegrini, Chelsea eye Real Madrid pair, Man Utd prepared to sell De Gea to get Bale, plus more.
Chancellor George Osborne should make the same commitment on Welsh funding as his Lib Dem Treasury colleague Danny Alexander, Wales' Finance Minister Jane Hutt says.
Serena Williams recovers from a poor start to beat Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.
Some of the soap's most memorable moments - after 30 years
Supermarket chain Aldi's plans to open a distribution centre and offices in south Wales could see a further ten stores opened across Wales, creating 500 jobs.
Benjamin Netanyahu is on course for a fourth term as Israel's prime minister after winning the general election.
Batsman Kevin Pietersen says he will "do anything" to help him earn a recall to the England side.
An internet dating site for married people is taken to court in France, accused of promoting adultery.
Solar Impulse, the solar-powered plane attempting to fly around the world, is back in the air again, crossing India and hoping to make it to Myanmar.
Celebrations are due to take place on Wednesday in Russia to mark the first anniversary of Moscow's annexation of Crimea, as Richard Galpin reports
The WAVE centre which offers support to anyone traumatised by the Troubles in Northern Ireland, has won a major award.
A solar plane started the third leg of its round-the-world journey on Wednesday as it took off from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
The Northern Lights - or Aurora Borealis - have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
Northern Lights illuminate UK skies
An elderly couple took their own lives after struggling to cope when their daughter and her boyfriend moved in with them.