US billionaires respond enthusiastically to presidential race with no effective limits on donations.
Nick Miller British Labour MP Tom Watson stood up in the House of Commons in 2012 and lobbed a grenade – metaphorically speaking. The impact of the explosion is about to hit.
Ruth Pollard For the first time, Turkish jets have attacked IS positions in Syrian territory, while its attacks on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party in the north of Iraq are the first in four years.
[WARNING: GRAPHIC] Comedian Ricky Gervais has denounced online the slaughter of pilot whales on the Faroe Islands near Norway.
Nick Miller Icelanders appear to be coming round to the view that upholding their nation's reputation is more lucrative than sales of whale meat.
Peter Munro The last time it snowed in Tonga was never. But that's not stopped plans to compete in every event in the winter games.
Nick Miller After losing her job cleaning the Finance Ministry, Despina Kostopoulou campaigned against austerity. She's now back at work.
Amrit Dhillon As her marriage began to deteriorate, Shazia Ansari's husband, an engineer, began joking sardonically about saying the word 'talaq' to divorce her.
Nick O'Malley The United States had one mass shooting for every day of the first 204 days of 2015.
Nick O'Malley With just 18 months left in office, US President Barack Obama has set his sights on reforming America's criminal justice system.