Burundi crisis: coup over as president returns to the country

One-Minute Read
Fri 15 May, AT 09:28

'We have decided to surrender, I hope they don't kill us' says coup leader after heavy fighting with loyalists

How the markets reacted to the new Tory government

Thu 14 May, AT 16:13

Sterling, bonds and equities surged after the general election - but is this just the calm before the storm?

Iranian nuclear enrichment facility

Saudi Arabia threatens to match Iran's nuclear capabilities

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 15:48

'Whatever the Iranians have, we will have, too,' Saudi prince warns ahead of impending nuclear deal

Mayor of London Boris Johnson

London Mayor election 2016: who could replace Boris Johnson?

Thu 14 May, AT 15:45

Diane Abbott and Sadiq Khan announce their bids to become Labour's London mayoral candidate

Man 'founds country' to make daughter a princess

Thu 14 May, AT 14:49

American starts world's first crowdfunding page to set up a kingdom in northeast Africa

Pound notes

How new Conservative policies will affect your wallet

Personal Finance
Thu 14 May, AT 14:39

Attitudes to wealth and benefits may have helped decide the election. Here's what the Tory win means for personal finance

Goodbye Mr Burns: Harry Shearer to leave The Simpsons

Thu 14 May, AT 14:07

A look back at some of Mr Burns' best bits from the past 25 years of The Simpsons

Thailand beach

Chinese company sends 12,000 employees on holiday to Thailand

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 14:06

Staff and customers sent on an all-expenses-paid trip to Bangkok as a reward for meeting sales targets

Antibiotics being prepared

Drug firms 'should be given cash incentives' to develop antibiotics

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 13:20

Payments would encourage pharmaceutical companies to develop new drugs to fight the looming superbug threat

Suarez vs Evra and Chiellini as Juventus face Barcelona

Thu 14 May, AT 13:13

Champions League final may not be the Ultimo Clasico but it could mean more beef for Luis Suarez

Cannes Film Festival 2015: lots of English, but not much British talent

Thu 14 May, AT 12:26

As the world famous festival kicks off on the French Riviera, we look at the controversies, triumphs and movie highlights

Octopus at the German Natural History Museum

Octopus tentacle inspires new flexible tool for surgeons

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 12:06

Robotic arm can transform from a bendable to rigid instrument, setting it apart from other surgical tools