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Johnson won't stand for Tory leader and PM

Former London mayor Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister. READ MORE

Migrants die as dinghy sinks off Libya

At least 10 people drown when their inflatable boat capsizes, as Italy raises to the surface a boat that sank with the loss of 700 lives. READ MORE

Ivory Coast's 'hero' professor backs student mothers

An Ivory Coast professor, photographed carrying a student's baby in class in a widely-shared image, says being a mother should not stop women getting an education. READ MORE

Istanbul airport attack: Turkish police in anti-IS raids

Turkish police carry out raids against suspected IS militants following the attack on Istanbul's airport, detaining at least 13 people. READ MORE

Israeli girl stabbed to death by Palestinian inside bedroom

A 13-year-old Israeli girl is stabbed to death by a Palestinian inside her bedroom at a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank. READ MORE

Mudslide causes Japan house to topple

A mudslide in the city of Nagasaki caused a house to topple over after heavy rain pounded southern Japan over the past week. READ MORE

Afghanistan: Bombers 'kill up to 40' cadets near Kabul

Suicide bombers attack an Afghan police convoy outside the capital Kabul, killing as many as 40 cadets and civilians, officials say. READ MORE

Australian teen pleads guilty to plot to behead police officer

A 19-year-old Australian faces a possible life term after admitting plotting to behead a police office during Anzac Day commemorations. READ MORE

Gove shock in fight to lead Tories and UK

Justice Secretary Michael Gove is to stand to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister. READ MORE

Heathrow expansion decision delayed

The UK government is to defer a decision on airport expansion until the new Conservative Party leader is elected, the BBC understands. READ MORE

US election: Michael Sandford who 'wanted to shoot Trump' charged

A British man, who allegedly snatched a police officer's gun at a rally for Donald Trump, has been charged, but not with plotting to kill him. READ MORE

Alvin Toffler, futurologist guru, dies at 87

Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and other works predicting social, economic and technological change, dies at 87. READ MORE