At least eight people, including a child, have drowned when a boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island.
A 39-year-old ex-banker who made a remarkable tilt for France's presidency, has won the country's first-round vote.
OPINION: Trust the French to make things complicated.
A small French town has never forgotten the New Zealanders who helped save their town in WWI.
ANALYSIS: A campaign overshadowed by investigations, Russian meddling and anger. We've seen this before.
The leader of Britain's Labour Party says "the only solution in Syria is going to be a political one".
A stolen vehicle was abandoned outside with the engine running while voting was taking place.
As voting continues one thing is agreed upon - it has been an exceptional campaign.
No other 91-year-old can whip up a Twitter storm like Queen Elizabeth II.
"Noxious substance" sprayed into nightclub crowd, seriously injuring four.
Polls show Conservatives hold commanding lead in run-up to surprise June poll.
Unique Norse dialect "will end in the Latin bin" if it isn't dragged into the digital age, experts say.
A knife-wielding man was arrested after threatening police and causing panic.
Overseas voters cast first ballots in election that could change global political landscape.
The asylum seekers, including toddlers, were trying to illegally leave Romania.
Like a scene from Speed 2, this car ferry ploughs into a seawall on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.
Automated social media accounts spreading propaganda in the lead-up to presidential election.
He said she was the "strongest" on terror and border control, but stopped short of explicitly endorsing her.
Not terror, but greed - suspect who allegedly bombed football side bought 15,000 shares in team.
Kiwi Ben Kepka says it felt like landing on the set of an apocalyptical horror movie.
Man who killed a police officer in Paris attack threatened and tried to kill police in the past.
Reports suggested they were preparing for a possible US attack on North Korea, but authorities say that's mere speculation.
It darkened the final day of campaigning and might have an impact at the polls.
OPINION: UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has his supporters believing in miracles.
The British couple gave their old piano to a school, only for a tuner to find a stash of gold inside.
Attacker's identity is known by French officials, who are probing his terrorist links.
US authorities will seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
ANALYSIS: The terror attack in the heart of Paris could dramatically change the result of the the French presidential election.
The French capital has been targeted once again as gunmen open fire on the streets.
A police officer lost his life and another was wounded after gunmen opened fire in the French capital.