Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56.
The latest global ransomware virus has spread fast after initially affecting computer systems in Ukraine, but how exactly does it work?
Donald Trump has suffered an embarrassing setback on a key campaign pledge after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell delayed a vote on his legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
The first cases of cholera have been recorded in emergency shelters for families fleeing the conflict in the southern Philippines city of Marawi.
A former Front National supporter has been spared punishment after helping her lover, an Iranian refugee, cross into Britain.
The Pentagon has released details to back up its allegation that Syria's government is planning another chemical attack.
Qatar has stepped up its war of words with regional rivals as the crisis surrounding its isolation shows no sign of resolution three weeks on.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised down its forecasts for US economic growth, accounting for the Trump administration's failure to launch its promised stimulus.
A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the Netherlands was partly to blame for the deaths of more than 300 Muslim men in the Srebrenica genocide of 1995.
A "powerful" cyberattack that started in Ukraine has spread across the world, hitting banks, government IT systems and energy firms.
The jury in the trial of five men accused of organising and carrying out the contract killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov have started deliberations on their verdicts.
A lawyer representing an American woman who was seriously injured by a faulty Takata airbag has described them as "bombs waiting to explode".
Australia's deputy prime minister has warned Johnny Depp could face perjury charges in the "terriergate" saga.
Google has been ordered to pay a record fine of £2.1bn (€2.42bn) for abusing its dominance as a search engine to boost its shopping comparison service.
The family of five-year-old Grenfell Tower victim Isaac Paulos have said they will forever miss their "kind, energetic, generous little boy".
A convenience store called Singhsbury's has changed its name after being threatened with legal action... to Morrisinghs.
North Korea has ripped into Donald Trump, likening him to Adolf Hitler - a week after calling the US President a "lunatic".
Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with accepting millions of pounds worth of bribes.
Syrian President Bashar al Assad appears to be preparing a fresh chemical weapons attack, the US has claimed.
US President Donald Trump's travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries has been partially reinstated by the Supreme Court.
The Colombian President says the sinking of a tourist boat which killed at least six people was not due to overloading.
Tennis legend John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700 in the world" on the men's circuit.
Footage has emerged of the moment a blue shark washed ashore as British holidaymakers soaked up the sun on a beach in Majorca.
A boat carrying around 170 tourists has sunk in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia.
Around 1,500 people have been evacuated from homes, campsites and hotels after a forest fire erupted in southern Spain.
An overturned oil tanker has burst into flames in Pakistan, killing at least 153 people who had rushed to the scene - many to collect leaking fuel, an official said.
The cholera outbreak in Yemen has now become the worst in the world, the United Nations says.
The man said to be Islamic State's leader in southeast Asia - and one of America's most wanted terrorists - appears to have gone on the run after a five-week battle in the Philippines.
Rescue workers have pulled 10 bodies out of piles of rock and mud and were still searching for 93 people after a massive landslide struck in southwestern China.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has posted a video of himself with Emmanuel Macron in which the French President repeated his "make the planet great again" dig at Donald Trump.
It is hard to appreciate how dreadful Mosul's old city has become.
Five people, including a 12-year-old child, have been electrocuted at a water park in the northwestern Sakarya province in Turkey.
Qatar has been told it must close the broadcaster Al Jazeera and meet 12 other demands to lift a blockade by countries including Saudi Arabia.
North Korea has denied torturing a US student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.