Maldives poll commission sentenced
The Maldives Supreme Court sentences the entire election commission to six months in jail, suspended for three years, for "disobeying orders".
El Salvador ex-guerrilla in poll bid
Voting is under way in a run-off election in El Salvador, where ex-guerrilla commander Salvador Sanchez Ceren could become president.
Route 94 scores number one single
London-based DJ and producer Route 94 has made his debut at number one in the UK chart with My Love.
'Internet of things' funding pledge
The UK government will spend an extra £45m on developing so-called "internet of things" technology, David Cameron has announced.
Henry Ford's last grandson dies
The last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor company, William Clay Ford Snr, dies at the age of 88.
VIDEO: 'Serious funding shortfall' in Syria
The World Food Programme says it has a serious funding shortfall for its work in Syria.
Halfpenny ruled out for the season
Wales full back Leigh Halfpenny is out for the season with a dislocated shoulder, while scrum half Rhys Webb is a doubt for Scotland.
Wigan to face Arsenal in semi-finals
Holders Wigan will face Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals, with League One Sheffield United to play Hull City.
Blood test 'finds Alzheimer's early'
A blood test can accurately predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to US researchers.
New threat to ozone layer identified
Scientists identify four new man-made gases that are contributing to the depletion of the ozone layer.