The news that happened while you were sleeping

21:21, Jun 05 2014

What happened in the world while you were sleeping ...

Former British pop star Gary Glitter was charged with eight historical sex offences.

In another high profile sex trial, British TV presenter Sue Cook took to the witness stand to defend Rolf Harris.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau insists searchers for the wreckage of MH370 are looking in the right place.

A massive manhunt is underway in Canada to find the man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers.

Boko Haram militants are continuing their attacks on civilians in Nigeria.

A state minister from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has described rape as a "social crime", saying "sometimes it's right, sometimes it's wrong".

Racism has reared its ugly head in the US again, with a white supervisor telling a black cotton worker "the water fountain is for white people".