Can California learn to live with drought?

Can California learn to live with ?

Ben Carson wins Oklahoma straw poll

Republican give non-politician Ben Carson a boost after listening to Republican presidential hopefuls for three days.

Irish Church needs 'reality check'

One of Ireland’s most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a “reality check” following the ‘s overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.

Polish voters to decide on president

Poland prepares to go to the polls as Andrzej Duda and Bronislaw Komorowski vie for the in a run-off vote.

The swelling migrant security crisis

How will governments deal with growing numbers of ?

'No peace dividend' for Panama border force

deal “no cure” for Panama’s border problems

Leading Ukraine rebel chief 'killed'

One of the top commanders in eastern Ukraine, Alexei Mozgovoi, is killed in an attack on his car, media say.

Yellen: US rates may rise this year

The chair of the , Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates “at some point this year”.

Cholera hits 3,000 Burundi refugees

More than 3,000 Burundian refugees in have contracted cholera, the UN says, with hundreds of new cases a day.

Who was suicide bomber Luul Dahir?

The ‘friendly’ of six who killed herself in a hotel

The 'Kabuliwala' Afghans of Kolkata

The Afghans who have made Kolkata their home

Spiders strum on leaves for love

Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship to a female, scientists find.

Councils urge blanket legal high ban

Councils across call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs.

Jayalalitha takes oath in Tamil Nadu

Jayaram Jayalalitha is sworn in as the chief minister of the state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.

Grange Hill's Benny Green found dead

Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children’s TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.