BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'
German prosecutors say Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:49 am
Leaders grilled in election special
David Cameron and Ed Miliband are put on the spot over immigration, the EU and spending plans in the first set-piece TV broadcast of the election.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:48 am
Sex abuse 'cover-up' inquiry extended
Three new investigations into alleged corruption by the Metropolitan Police over claims of child abuse are to be managed by the police watchdog.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:33 am
Boko Haram HQ in Nigeria 'retaken'
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:32 am
Yemen urges swift end to air strikes
Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:31 am
Italy court to rule on Kercher death
Italy's top court is to rule whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:27 am
Flight chaos from Amsterdam power cut
Flights are diverted from Schipol airport after a major power cut hits Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the northwest of the Netherlands.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:19 am
Oscars producers not back next year
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have produced the last three Academy Awards, will not be returning for next year's Oscars.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:14 am
Top Gear: Tymon 'won't press charges'
Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer physically and verbally attacked by Jeremy Clarkson, tells police he does not want to press charges.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 11:00 am