Watch highlights from the 2014 Oscars award ceremony which saw big wins for 12 Years a Slave and Gravity
More than 100 people have been killed following a weekend of violence in north-east Nigeria.
A neighbour of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial she was awoken by a woman’s “terrible screams” followed by cries and shots.
Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.
Members of the Ukrainian navy at their base in Sevastopol have told the BBC they do not want Ukraine to split apart.
Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote talks about his journey to success, why he is finally getting into the oil industry and how he avoids corruption.
At least 11 people have been killed in an attack at a court in Islamabad, in one of the deadliest assaults on the Pakistan capital for years.
A pro-Russian crowd in the eastern Ukraine city of Kharkiv cheered as the Ukrainian flag on the top of an administration building was replaced with the Russian tricolor flag.