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Vladimir Putin warns of Russian retaliation if US places missiles in Europe
Vladimir Putin has warned Moscow will match any US move to deploy nuclear missiles closer to Russia by placing its own missiles closer to the US or by deploying new, faster missiles.
Faroe Islands to close for big clean-up in April - but volunteers can stay for free
The Faroe Islands, a group of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic, will be closed to tourists for one weekend in April for a big clean-up.
Yang Fenglan: China backs 15-year jail term for 'ivory queen' caught with 700 tusks
China has backed a 15-year jail term handed to a Chinese woman known as the "ivory queen", who was convicted of smuggling around 700 elephant tusks.
Samsung unveils foldable phone and 5G version of Galaxy
Samsung has unveiled its first foldable smartphone - the first device of its kind from a major phone maker.
Plastic pollution: Flip-flop found in poo of endangered Indian Ocean tortoise
A huge plastic clean-up operation is being organised on one of the most important turtle nesting islands in the Indian Ocean.
British schoolgirl, 9, dies after eating ice cream in the Costa Del Sol
A nine-year-old British girl has died after eating an ice cream while on holiday in the Costa Del Sol with her family.
Newcastle man appears in court charged with inciting terror attack in Germany
A man accused of plotting a terrorist bomb attack in the UK has appeared in court charged with inciting an atrocity in Germany.
Vietnamese hairdresser giving out Trump and Kim cuts
Two unlikely style icons have emerged in Vietnam's capital of Hanoi, thanks to a barbershop giving out free Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un haircuts ahead of their summit next week.
Hugo Palmer: Australian police scale back search for missing Briton
Police in Australia are scaling back the search for a British tourist and his friend who went missing from a popular beach north of Sydney.
Martina Navratilova dropped by LGBT group over 'transphobic' comments
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been sacked as an ambassador for a group campaigning for LGBT sportspeople over "transphobic" comments.