Residents of Copenhagen have won a significant victory in a battle to prove that freedom from noise pollution is a human right.
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews have been on the streets of Israel to protest against government plans to draft them into the army.
The Battle of the Oranges takes place every spring in the small town of Ivrea, near Turin.
The crisis in Ukraine is one of the most serious confrontations between Russia and the West in recent years, A clash of old Cold War rivalries as Bridget Kendall reports.
Security is tightened in China’s Kunming after a knife attack, as witnesses describe horrific scenes and the authorities vow to catch perpetrators.
There are signs that the sari is back in fashion with urban Indian women, as Shilpa Kannan reports.
Nigerians have spent $6.5bn on private jets – the BBC visits one in Lagos.
One of Reeva Steenkamp’s closest friends speaks to the BBC about her fears and hopes, ahead of Oscar Pistorius’s trial.