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First double execution in the US since 2000 goes ahead in Arkansas
Two inmates have been given lethal injections as Arkansas completed the first double execution in the US since 2000.
Francois Hollande warns France against voting for Marine Le Pen
French President Francois Hollande has warned of "the risk for our country's future" if far-right leader Marine Le Pen wins the presidential election.
French election: What happens next?
Macron or Le Pen: Who's better for Brexit?
FTSE 100 adds £38bn as stocks surge on France election result
The FTSE 100 has enjoyed its biggest one-day rally since September as markets surged following the first round of voting in France's presidential election.
Plastic waste on beaches underestimated by 80% - study
The amount of ocean plastic washing up on beaches around the world could be underestimated by up to 80%, according to new research being carried out in Australia.
The palliative stage of the plastic problem
The moment you realise something terrible has happened can be a very physical experience.
Sky Ocean Rescue: How you can be an ocean hero
Three months after the launch of the Sky Ocean Rescue campaign we're asking you to do your bit to protect our oceans.
At least 24 dead in bus and tanker crash in Kenya
At least 24 people have died in a collision between a bus and a tanker carrying cooking oil on one of Kenya's major roads.
US sanctions Syrian workers at agency blamed for chemical weapons
The US has sanctioned 271 employees of a Syrian government agency it blames for developing chemical weapons.