Elephant rampage causes panic in India

A wild elephant went on an hours-long rampage in India’s , sending residents fleeing in panic.

Women flee Australia 'murder attempt'

An Australian man is charged over the alleged kidnapping and of two female backpackers on a beach south of Adelaide.

Twitter hit by slowing growth in users

Shares of Twitter fall in after-hours trading as the companies earnings shows growth faltering.

Is the tax tide beginning to turn?

Is it becoming harder for firms to avoid tax?

Thailand's love of the supernatural

The history of ‘s current craze

Pakistan's secretive bustard hunting scene

The shy rare hunted as aphrodisiacs

China's curious cult of the mango

The Cultural Revolution and the of the mango

Can this replace black pepper?

Foodies are turning to this new type of pepper

Former Auschwitz guard faces trial

A 94-year former Nazi SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp in is to go on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people.

AUDIO: Has Sesame Street been gentrified?

Sesame Street’s Elmo explains why his seems to have gone upmarket.

LA to spend $1.9bn on homeless crisis

The US city of , known as the homeless capital of America, is passing a $1.87bn (£1.29bn) plan to help get 40,000 people off the streets.

Christie ends bid for the White House

Republican Chris Christie drops out of the presidential race after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire.

US Senate backs more N Korea sanctions

The US Senate unanimously in favour of tougher sanctions against North Korea after its recent nuclear and rocket tests.

Hong Kong shares sink 4%

shares join the regional downward trend, falling 4%, as trading resumes after the Lunar New Year break.

In pictures: Mumbai cabbies

London-based Glaswegian photographer Dougie Wallace spent four years documenting the black-and-yellow Premier Padmini taxis that have been a feature of , India’s financial capital, since the 1960s.