While he had spent the better part of 70 years on the road, playing gigs in pretty much every corner of the world, when he died this week BB King was at home in Las Vegas.
Peter Hannam Last month was within 0.01 degrees of being the equal warmest April in records going back to 1891, Japan Meteorological Agency says.
Lindsay Murdoch "Please help us," came the cry from a people smuggler's boat carrying hundreds of frail and distressed Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar.
Philip Dorling The US military plans to station B-1 strategic bombers and surveillance aircraft in Australia as part of efforts to deter Chinese ambitions in the South China Sea, a senior US government official has revealed in comments later downplayed by the Australian government.
Lindsay Murdoch An Australian who has been accused in the Philippines of providing money, mobile telephones and free education to Filipino teenagers in exchange for sex, claims he has been set-up by a former girlfriend.
Nick Miller London: The British teenager who allegedly planned an attack on a Melbourne Anzac Day parade will go on trial in August, after a judge fast-tracked the case due to the defendant's young age.
Lindsay Murdoch Malaysia has turned away a boat carrying 500 Rohingyas and Bangladeshis amid warnings that pushing migrants and asylum seekers back out to sea could lead to their deaths.
Jewel Topsfield The discredited 'two-finger' test is to determine if the hymen is intact in order to recruit 'the best people both physically and mentally'.
Lisa Visentin Whenever the demure world of Britain's aristocracy collides with its notoriously confrontational press pack, eyebrows are inevitably raised.
Nick Miller Prince Charles lobbied extensively for farmers, complained about restrictions on the sale of herbal remedies, and hit out against the 'badger lobby' in a series of secret letters to then prime minister Tony Blair and other government figures.
LIVERPOOL Hospital's 2015 Midwife of the Year winner said she felt privileged to receive the accolade recently.