Singapore's first Premier League recruit has to do military service, after authorities ruled his professional contract with Fulham wasn't a good enough reason to defer it
Donald Trump's Brexit advice to UK Prime Minister Theresa May was to "sue the European Union", she reveals
Campaigners say that what appears to be a rare blue whale has been killed by Icelandic whalers
A group of Kenyan politicians are on a trip to the World Cup in Russia, paid for by taxpayers and estimated to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. It's caused outrage in a country where the average person lives on $150 a month
Iranian authorities condemned for publicly flogging a man convicted of drinking alcohol when he was a child
India has adopted recommendations strongly backing net neutrality that experts say could be the "strongest" in the world
Experts believe they may have found a way to prevent high risk babies from developing type 1 diabetes - by giving the infants powdered insulin to train their immune system
A young homeless man asked a businessman for change. Instead, the businessman asked him about his life and was so impressed by his attitude that he offered the young man a job on the spot (and bought him lunch too)
A 12-metre tall squirrel art installation that cost more than $50,000 is causing controversy in Kazakhstan
As Nato leaders gather for a summit, Donald Trump suggested 70% of Germany's gas imports were Russian. The latest official figure is actually 50.75%
Whale bones found at Roman ruins suggest that the animals were hunted in the Mediterranean Sea as far back as 2000 years ago
Instead of spending money on an expensive honeymoon, a newlywed couple instead decorated their local area with beautiful flowers and hanging baskets. Both were previously widowed and say caring for the flowers is bringing their community together
The open, legal sale of antique ivory in many European countries is covering up a trade in illegal and recently poached ivory, campaigners say
The widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been allowed to leave the country, boarding a flight for Germany. Liu Xia had been under house arrest since her dissident husband won the prize in 2010
Boris Johnson says in his resignation letter that the PM's Brexit plans would mean Britain taking on "the status of a colony".
Boris Johnson resigns as UK Foreign Secretary, following the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis
French policeman charged over shooting of young man that sparked three days of protest and riots
At least two suspected poachers have been mauled to death and eaten by lions on a South African game reserve
Two women in the front row of Titanic The Musical ignored the show to loudly cheer on England in their penalty shoot-out with Colombia
The UK says Russia must explain the Novichok poisoning after the nerve agent was linked to two victims in Amesbury
A man and woman found unconscious in the UK were poisoned with Novichok, the same nerve agent that was used to poison ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal, police say
25,000 archaeological items worth €40m have been recovered in a huge sting operation carried out by police in Italy, Spain, Germany and the UK
The loss of the world's most endangered animal - the northern white rhino - could be reversed by IVF, scientists say
After nine days missing in a flooded cave in Thailand, 12 boys and their football coach have been found alive and well following a desperate search
Ugandans must now pay to use Facebook and WhatsApp - Uganda's social media tax is now in force, requiring users to pay 200 shillings ($0.05) per day of use
Japanese fans became famous for their tidiness at this World Cup. Now a Zen Buddhist temple in Japan is screening matches but the monks are asking supporters to watch "calmly"
A woman who was declared dead by paramedics following a road accident has been found alive in a mortuary fridge
A South African woman is recovering in hospital after being discovered alive in a mortuary fridge
Five men have been lynched by a mob in India, allegedly over allegations of child abduction going viral over WhatsApp
The inspirational 103-year-old woman who's played the piano for over a century
A great white shark has been spotted swimming off the island of Majorca for the first time in more than 40 years
Little girl freezes on stage... dad leaps to her aid (and nails dance routine)
After tweeting about her "worst day ever" for sales, the owner of an independent bookstore has been inundated with support - from customers, book lovers and famous authors
The UK tolerated "inexcusable" US treatment of detainees in years after 9/11 attacks, a new report has found
A young Australian who died unexpectedly and donated his organs is being lauded in China, a country with few foreign donors. Phillip Hancock has changed five lives, helping two people to see again
World Cup 2018: Are women being picked on?
Hello Kitty bullet train to run between Osaka and Fukuoka
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called God "stupid", sparking anger in the largely Catholic country
Traders at Tehran's Grand Bazaar have taken part in a big protest against rising prices and the plummeting value of Iran's currency
Saudi women are officially allowed get behind the wheel, as a decades-old driving ban is lifted
A tiny seal pup has been saved from a "long and painful" death after it was spotted abandoned on a river bank.
Explosion rocks Zimbabwe stadium where President Mnangagwa was addressing thousands of people at campaign rally.
Colombian fans smuggled liquor past Russian security at their game with Japan, hiding it inside a pair of binoculars. Now one of the spectators who shared a drink with them has been sacked, after the video was posted on Facebook
Two baby weasels pause for a photograph while scampering across a scenic road in the Scottish Highlands
A woman who was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer aged 14 has tracked down the nurse whose games and jokes helped her get through her treatment, 30 years later
John Oliver has been censored on Chinese social media after scathing comments about their government on Last Week Tonight
New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern has become the second elected world leader to give birth while in office: a baby girl
Denmark's World Cup players have paid for a private jet to fly defender Jonas Knudsen home, after his daughter was born weeks earlier than expected
The European Union will launch a raft of retaliatory tariffs against US exports like blue jeans and bourbon whiskey on Friday, a top official has said
Dessert sent to the edge of space by schoolkids goes missing
"We wanted to give the girls a lesson about how much diversity there is in the world” - Aminat and Justin McClure celebrate their family's mixed heritage with West African-inspired outfits
The UK government announces plan to review medicinal cannabis, following recent high-profile cases of children with severe epilepsy being denied access to CBD to control seizures.
Italy's right-wing Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini, has prompted a new outcry by saying he wants a census of the Roma community that would lead to non-Italians being deported
Will Ferrell will star in a new film about the Eurovision Song Contest
Will Ferrell to star in a new film about the Eurovision Song Contest for Netflix.
France is threatening to fine General Electric if they fail to create a set number of jobs there. The Labour minister said GE would face a €50k penalty for every job not created
Glasgow fire: Building 'part of the fabric of the city'
Chinese media have mocked Donald Trump over plans to impose 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, saying "wise men build bridges but fools build walls"
Mystic Marcus, a pig with "special powers", has chosen the four nations that he predicts will reach the World Cup semi-finals.
'43% of Russian men won't live to retirement'
Mystic Marcus, a pig with "special powers", has chosen the four nations that it says will reach the World Cup semi-finals.
EastEnders actor Leslie Grantham, best known as rogue "Dirty Den” in the BBC One soap, has died aged 71
Self-professed "mad football fan" John Jupp has covered his house in a huge flag to cheer England on in the World Cup.
Teacher loses her job because a photo of her in swimwear was shared on Instagram