As the fighting in eastern Ukraine intensifies, humanitarian conditions in the region are deteriorating.
The steady rise in childhood obesity finally seems to be slowing down, but a third of young people are still too heavy, a study has found.
Boris Johnson is set to trigger a new controversy with an outspoken outburst - even by his standards - on the character and personality of jihadist bombers.
Rap mogul Suge Knight is believed to have run down and killed a man in a fast-food restaurant car park - but his lawyer insists he was fleeing attackers and will be "exonerated".
Teachers in China have been told by the government not to "spread Western values" in their lessons.
There is no escaping it! From TV adverts to snow day announcements at school, it seems everyone cannot get enough of the Disney animated hit - Frozen.
Pop star Justin Bieber has apologised for his recent bad behaviour, and says he is leaving behind his "arrogant" and "conceited" attitude.
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A report examining the damage to wage levels following the financial crisis has found that people aged between 22 and 29 have been hit hardest.
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