Locals from a small town in Peru come out in force on Wednesday to illuminate a remote airstrip for an emergency night flight with the headlights of their motorbikes and rickshaws.
Tom Dyckhoff examines the latest "hacking" craze - where online design communities interact to reinvent and create new objects.
The long Easter weekend is typically seen as the start of the UK's tourism season but has the never-ending winter put tourists off?
Millions of web pages are set to be archived as part of a project run by the British Library.
The Queen has received an honorary Bafta award for her lifelong support for British film and was described as "the most memorable Bond girl yet."
Belgian designer Carl de Smet discusses his experiments with smart foam technology, which allows him to 'bake' furniture so it assembles itself.
Dan Baum, author of Gun Guys: A Road Trip, tells the BBC why as a liberal Democrat who loves guns, he is considered a "very weird hybrid".
On the 45th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, previously unseen footage has been released showing his killer in police custody.
Facebook releases software that puts content from the social network on the home page of Android phones.
Injured soldiers are helping to excavate a Roman building as part of their rehabilitation.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Glasgow as part of a two-day trip to Scotland.
A female judge has sentenced Mick Philpott to life for killing six of his children in a fire at his Derby house, the editor of the local paper said there was a "delicious irony that a woman has finally told Mick Philpott what to do".
Paris city council launches a pilot project that, if successful, will see sheep replacing lawnmowers in the French capital's public spaces.
A landslip at a beach in Torquay has turned the sea in the area red and damaged an already partially collapsed empty house
Rijksmuseum's director of collections, Taco Dibbits, takes the BBC's Will Gompertz for a tour of the re-furbished exhibition space in Amsterdam.
Greater Manchester Police has become the first force in the UK to record hate crimes against groups such as goths and punks.
Social networking site Facebook is expected to unveil a push into the smartphone market on Thursday from its headquarters in California.
Organisers of the Grand National at Aintree insist "safety and welfare are of paramount importance" at the meeting.
The lights at Rome's famous Colosseum were switched off as part of a protest against the forthcoming trial of two Italian marines in India.