The BBC is to close its Digital Media Initiative, with director general Tony Hall saying it had "wasted a huge amount of licence fee payers' money".
It's the world's most famous film festival - a chance for the stars to show off the latest fashions. And with the world's press camped out at Cannes it's a golden opportunity for firms to get their brands seen.
Part of a road bridge has collapsed into the Skagit River in the US state of Washington
The Royal College of Nursing has said that a fall in the number of NHS district nurses is causing needless suffering for patients and is leading to pressure on casualty departments and ambulance services.
A Sunni gunman in the Lebanese city of Tripoli fires into the Alawite neighbourhood of Jabal Mohsen. Tripoli has suffered sporadic sectarian violence since the Sunni-led uprising against President Bashar al-Assad broke out two years ago in neighbouring Syria. At least 18 people have been killed and more than 120 ...
More children may drown without better school swimming provision, the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has warned.
A growing number of children are being sexually abused by other children, say charities
South Africa is celebrating 100 years since Gerard Sekoto's birth with the exhibition "Song for Sekoto" in Johannesburg.
Global markets have fallen after weak Chinese data and amid worries that the US Federal Reserve may slow its monetary stimulus.
A mutant strain of cockroach that can outsmart the sugar traps used to kill them has evolved, scientists in the US have found.