Naruhito becomes Japans new emperor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Crown Prince Naruhito is Japan's 126th emperor Japan's new Emperor Naruhito is set to formally mark his ascension to the Chrysanthemum throne on Wednesday, a day after his father…

Three killed in Hawaii helicopter crash

Image copyright CBS Image caption Residents used garden hoses to try to extinguish the blazing helicopter A tour helicopter crashed into a Hawaiian residential neighbourhood and burst into flames, killing all three people onboard, officials…

Man jailed over plot to dump US pensioner

Image caption A BBC Panorama investigation revealed Mr Curry's identity and that his home was in Los Angeles A man who plotted to dump a vulnerable American pensioner in England so he could be treated…

Dutch queen considered Nazi swap for royals

Image copyright Keystone/Getty Image caption Queen Wilhelmina (C in fur coat) spent the war in exile in London before returning as her country was liberated As World War Two neared an end, Dutch Queen Wilhelmina…

US to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

Image copyright MANDEL NGAN/Getty Image caption The Trump administration reportedly decided to pursue sanctions against the Muslim Brotherhood after an April meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi The Trump administration is working to designate…

Singleton brought black experience to the world

Image copyright EPA Image caption John Singleton became the first African-American nominated for a best director Oscar Stars from around the world of music, film and beyond have paid tribute to Oscar-nominated director John Singleton,…

Canada $10 note takes top banknote prize

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionViola Desmond is the first Canadian woman to appear on the face of a banknote.A Canadian $10 bill has won the top prize in an international banknote…

Trump wants asylum seekers to pay fee

Image copyright AFP Image caption Migrants wait to receive food at the Casa del Refugiado US President Donald Trump wants asylum seekers to pay a fee to have their applications processed in the latest move…