A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.
A UK-based group of non-resident Indians is campaigning to persuade the Indian government to implement a system of absentee balloting.
After playing dependable characters in Sherlock, The Office and The Hobbit, Martin Freeman presents his colder side in the TV version of Fargo.
Alfa Romeo, the Italian sports car maker, returns to the US market after 20 years. Michelle Fleury takes a tour of the car the firm hopes will appeal to American drivers.
The leader of the French far right-wing Front National party has said that she would welcome collaboration with UKIP with “open arms”.
The BBC’s Natalia Antelava visits a camp site of the self-declared people’s Republic of Donetsk.
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87.
The finish line for the Boston Marathon has been re-installed, as part of a tribute to the people who were killed and injured in a bomb attack at last year’s event.