The BBC Pop Up bureau explores the rich heritage of voodoo culture among the Cajun and Creole communities of Louisiana.
What is lurking in Sweden's waters?
Ukraine rebels fight on to keep dream alive
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.
Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board.
A nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man die after a house fire in Penistone, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire Police said.
A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.
Arsenal score twice in the final two minutes to earn a dramatic comeback win at Champions League opponents Anderlecht.
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.
Fans recall Nirvana's first UK gig 25 years on
Six surprising numbers from the fight against the epidemic
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.
Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.
A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.
Pope Francis says Bayern Munich "played a wonderful game" after the German side beat Roma 7-1 in the Champions League.
Renting your own room for a power nap
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.
Some US seniors are still paying off student loans
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it
Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
Caterham's new owners threaten to quit the F1 team in a row with former owner Tony Fernandes.
EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker insists freedom of movement rules cannot be changed, putting him at odds with the UK.