Fears over the spread of the coronavirus have triggered violence in Ukraine, where protesters hurled stones at buses carrying evacuees from China.
The mother of the murdered British backpacker Grace Millane told her killer he has "ripped a hole in my heart" after her daughter died "terrified and alone" in his room.
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime, but Grace Millane's backpacking holiday had barely begun when her life ended at the hands of a "sociopath" interested in "dominating and strangulation".
Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman has posted a message of support to a distraught nine-year-old boy who is being bullied because of his dwarfism.
Donald Trump has mocked the South Korean film Parasite after it scooped the best picture prize at the Oscars - telling a crowd he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like Gone With The Wind.
The gunman who killed nine people in a shisha bar and a cafe in Germany had a xenophobic motive and has been identified by federal prosecutors as Tobias R.
A British prisoner who absconded from a jail in South Yorkshire in November 2018 has been arrested in Spain by police investigating an illegal secret underground tobacco factory.
Roger Stone, an ally of Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for witness tampering and lying to Congress.
Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has resigned following an inconclusive result of the country's recent general election.
Britain, the United States and Georgia has accused the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service, of a number of "significant cyber attacks" against Georgia.