BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
NY policeman dies from gunshot wound
A plainclothes policeman dies two days after he was shot in the head while attempting to question a man in the New York borough of Queens.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 8:49 pm
McDonald's announces shake-up plans
Fast-food chain McDonald's announces plans to restructure its business and increase its number of franchised restaurants globally.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 8:41 pm
FN's Jean-Marie Le Pen suspended
France's National Front suspends founder Jean-Marie Le Pen over a series of inflammatory remarks and a feud with his daughter Marine.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 8:36 pm
Leaders set out rival 'choices'
Party leaders set out rival versions of the "choice" facing voters as a row breaks out between the Conservatives and Lib Dems.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 8:32 pm
Royal princess named Charlotte
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace says.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 7:36 pm
US cartoon attack suspects 'named'
US officials reportedly identify the gunmen who are said to have attacked a Texas event exhibiting cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 7:17 pm
Italy approves major election reform
Italy's parliament approves a far-reaching electoral reform that aims to give the country greater political stability.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 6:31 pm
TV battles Periscope's boxing pirates
US networks force clips of the Mayweather v Pacquiao boxing match offline, but fail to prevent new apps showing live streams of the bout.
Posted: May 4, 2015, 5:23 pm