In his book Tiki Pop, Sven Kirsten describes how Tiki bars and cocktails became a welcome escape for Americans in the 1950s and 1960s.
The BBC’s Tulip Mazumdar reports from south-east Guinea, where the Ebola outbreak first started in March 2014.
Nitin Srivastava reports from the barricaded town of Saharanpur where the situation remains tense.
A burst water main on Los Angeles’ iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.
The BBC’s Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.
Andrew Harding reports on the ongoing violence in the Central Africa Republic.
Amphetamine drugs worth millions of pounds were sent by international parcel courier from the UK to Australia.
Fresh fighting, close to where the Malaysia Airlines jet went down in Ukraine, has prevented international monitors from accessing the crash site for the second day in a row.