• Vietnam probes 'missing jet debris'
Vietnamese planes spot possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet - nearly two days after it disappeared with 239 people on board.
• Ukraine gripped by rival rallies
Tens of thousands of people across Ukraine hold rival pro-unity and pro-Russian rallies, as Moscow continues to strengthen its grip on Crimea.
• Iran sees nuclear deal 'in months'
Iran's foreign minister tells the visiting EU foreign policy chief a nuclear deal could come in months but Catherine Ashton stresses there is no guarantee.
• Afghanistan's vice-president dies
One of Afghanistan's two vice-presidents, Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, has died of natural causes, a government spokesman says.
• North Koreans vote in elections
North Koreans are electing new members of the country's rubber-stamp parliament, with only one candidate standing in each district.
• Spain opera director Mortier dies
Gerard Mortier, who spearheaded an operatic production of Brokeback Mountain at Madrid's Teatro Royal, dies aged 70.
• Murray stays quiet on independence
Tennis ace Andy Murray vows not to reveal his feelings on Scottish independence after abuse over a joke about England in the World Cup.
• VIDEO: Plane and skydiver collide mid-air
A pilot and jumper escaped with minor injuries after a plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver's parachute, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Florida.
• VIDEO: Spanish protest over abortion bill
Thousands of people took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday to protest against an abortion reform bill that would allow terminations only in cases of rape or if the mother's health is at risk.
• VIDEO: Baby hippo born at Mexico City zoo
A baby hippo has been born at Mexico City's Chapultepec Zoo - the first in 16 years.
• VIDEO: One-minute World News
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
• VIDEO: Iran nuclear deal 'within months'
The Iranian foreign minister has told the visiting EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, that a nuclear deal could come in the next four months.
• VIDEO: On board a $300m superyacht
Nima Abu Wardeh takes a tour of the most expensive superyacht currently on the market.
• VIDEO: 'Electronic lollipop' simulates taste
Scientists at City University, London have developed a machine that they say is able to simulate taste.
• VIDEO: Rubbish piles up on Rio streets
Rio Carnival officially ended on Wednesday but piles of rubbish left on the city's streets are still waiting be collected.
• Italy up in arms over David advert
Italy's culture minister expresses outrage over an advertisement by a US weapons firm showing Michelangelo's David holding a rifle.
• Nuclear fallout bunker for sale
A Cold War-era nuclear fallout bunker in the Derbyshire countryside is up for auction.
• US economy adds 175,000 new jobs
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
• Landmark default in China solar firm
Chaori Solar becomes the first Chinese firm to default on its onshore corporate bonds, say media reports quoting the firm, after failing to make an interest payment.
• Facebook's WhatsApp purchase opposed
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
• Samsung launches free music streaming
The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
• Gravity cameraman collects honour
The chief cameraman on Oscar-winning film Gravity wins an award for his work at a ceremony which also honours late camera operator Sarah Jones.
• Washington set for Grey's Anatomy
Actor Isaiah Washington is to return to US medical drama Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show after using a gay slur.
• Great Walls 'could stop tornadoes'
Building gigantic walls across the US could protect Tornado Alley "forever", a physicist says, though critics say the idea is unworkable.
• Tree storm damage 'worst since 1987'
This winter's extreme winds caused the biggest loss of trees in in more than 20 years, according to the National Trust.
• Malaria 'spreading to new altitudes'
Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
• Warning over hospital superbug rise
Sixteen patients have died in Manchester over the past four years while infected with a highly resistant superbug, figures show.
• England 29-18 Wales
England beat Wales 29-18 at Twickenham to win a first Triple Crown in 11 years, ensuring they remain in contention for the Six Nations title.
• Russian baddies are back
From the 1930s to present day, Russians have been portrayed as murderous thugs on the big and small screen in the West.
• The restaurants that thrive on insulting their diners
A Chinese eatery dubbed "London's rudest" has promised better service. Is insulting your customers ever a good idea?
• Libya threatens to bomb oil tanker
Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan threatens to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tries to export oil from a rebel-controlled port.
• Sri Lanka seal Asia Cup final win
Sri Lanka beat holders Pakistan by five wickets with 22 balls remaining at the Asia Cup final in Mirpur:
• Sarkozy phone 'tapped by judges'
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has had his phone tapped on the orders of judges investigating alleged campaign donations from Libya, it is claimed.
• Thousands join Venezuela protest
Thousands of Venezuelan students and opposition supporters take part in an anti-government rally in the capital, Caracas, on Women's Day.
• Beirut rally against domestic abuse
Thousands of people have marched through the streets of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to demand politicians pass a law against domestic violence.
• US general faces assault accuser
A US Army captain weeps as she tells a court that a general made her perform oral sex on him and threatened to kill her family if she told anyone.
• Russia has miscalculated, says Hague
Russia has made a "big miscalculation" in entering Crimea and could face "far-reaching" economic sanctions, Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
• Judge 'backed paedophile campaign'
High Court judge Lord Justice Fulford campaigned to support a paedophile group that tried to legalise sex with children, a newspaper claims.
• Don't go backwards on EU, says Clegg
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg pledges to take on "stuffy parochialism", as he makes the case for membership of the EU in his conference speech.
• Co-op Group to boost executive pay
The troubled Co-operative Group is set to award large pay rises and bonuses to its senior staff, it emerges.
• Week in pictures: 1-7 March 2014
Some of the best news photos this week
• Day in pictures: 7 March 2014
24 hours of news photos: 7 March
• In pictures: Venezuela remembers Chavez
First anniversary of President Chavez's death
• Your Pictures: Photos from Wales
A selection of photos from around Wales
• Day in pictures: 6 March 2014
24 hours of news photos: 6 March
• Day in pictures: 5 March 2014
24 hours of news photos: 5 March
• In pictures: Escalating Ukraine tensions
Russia tightens military grip on the Crimea
• In pictures: Oscars ceremony 2014
The winners and on-stage antics
• Is Afghanistan really impossible to conquer?
Is Afghanistan really impossible to conquer?
• Sniffing out cancer with electronic noses
How dogs are helping 'electronic noses' smell disease
• Personal treasures of World War One uncovered
The book that stopped a WW1 bullet and saved a life
• Your pictures: Nature
Readers' photos on the theme of nature.
• Born a refugee: Syrian children of the camp
Syrian children of the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan
• My Day: Sri Lankan fisherwoman
Scratching a living from the sea in Sri Lanka
• 10 things we didn't know last week
There's a zipline between Spain and Portugal, plus more nuggets
• The Loop: The postcode lottery
Readers respond to this week's Magazine stories
• Law and order breaks down ahead of Crimea vote
Law and order breaks down ahead of Crimea vote