Saudi Arabia has arrested at least seven prominent women's rights activists - just a few weeks before the ban on women driving is formally lifted in the Kingdom.
There is narrow support for abortion on request for women up to 12 weeks into pregnancy in the Republic of Ireland as the referendum approaches, a Sky Data poll has revealed.
A Sherpa guide who has scaled Mount Everest for the 22nd time has returned from the record-breaking trip and told friends he is not done yet.
A Playboy model and her seven-year-old son have died after falling from a New York hotel penthouse suite, police have said.
French filmmaker Luc Besson - known for movies including The Fifth Element and Leon - has been accused of raping an actress in Paris.
The suspect in a US school shooting that left 10 people dead spared his friends so they could tell his story, police say.
A cougar has been killed by authorities in Seattle after it mauled a mountain biker to death and wounded another.
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is dangerously oozing towards a major road that serves as an escape route for coastal residents.
The teenager accused of killing 10 people at a Texas high school exchanged "a lot of firepower" with police before he surrendered, a county official has said.
Twenty priests were among 110 people who died in the Cuba plane crash, it has emerged.
Fans of the Royal Family in the UK and around the world have marked Harry and Meghan's wedding with their own celebrations.
More than 100 people have died after a plane crashed into a field shortly after take-off in Havana, Cuban state television has confirmed.
Millions of British drivers will be able to carry on using existing insurance policies in the EU after Brexit without the need for additional paperwork, the Government has confirmed.
Disgraced ex-footballer Michel Platini has admitted the draw for the 1998 World Cup was fixed.
There is "little evidence" that Israel made any effort to minimise casualties during Monday's protests by Palestinians, the UN's top humans rights official has said.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has claimed Donald Trump asked him twice to explain the difference between HIV and HPV, and said it was "scary" how much the president knew about his daughter's looks.
Ecuador has cancelled extra security at the London embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up since 2012.
Digital payments giant PayPal is to swallow up Swedish financial technology start-up iZetttle for $2.2bn (£1.6bn).
Hawaiians have been given face masks and told to take shelter after scientists warned the Kilauea volcano, which has destroyed homes, could become more violent within hours.
The number of British troops in Afghanistan could be almost doubled, after the defence secretary wrote to the prime minister asking for more boots on the ground.