UK prime minister Dave Cameron will hold his last cabinet meeting before stepping down. He promised in doing so if the people voted for Brexit, which happened in the previous weeks. 7
Suffragettes' efforts undermined by EU - Priti Patel
Debates in UK's position in the EU are under way, but the referendum is quite male dominated. Women's opinion in the issue are important since these are national matters.
Identity 2016: Why Nigerians melt their gold jewellery in Dubai
Apparently, Dubai is not only a melting pot of different cultures, but also that of solid gold. Here is why Nigerians go to the city to have their gold melted and recycled.
Bacteria that resist 'last antibiotic' found in UK
Although its threat to human threat is low, a newly discovered bacteria was found resistant to common antibiotics, even to the more powerful ones like colistin.
Sperm whale stranded on Hunstanton beach dies
Despite efforts of rescue groups in getting back the stranded Sperm whale on Hunstanton beach, it died. Because of its massive weight, they cannot move the whale.
Cambridge and Oxford universities slip in world rankings
Many top universities slipped this year. Oxford and Cambridge are still among the top 10 in global rankings, but have moved down two places. Harvard continues to be at the top.
North Korea says it has invented hangover-free alcohol
North Korean scientists claim they have invented hangover-free alcohol. Although possibly outrageous and too good to be true, it would be great to have it around.
Samarco reaches £800m deal over deadly Brazil mudslide
Brazilian mining company Samarco pledged to pay 4.4bn reis for the damaged they've caused. Their operations breached a dam which set off a deadly mudslide. The mudslide destroyed the town of Mariana in southern Brazil and killed 19 people.
New Zealand’s never-ending fire
Unknown to most travellers – and indeed most locals – the tiny South Island village of Murchison is home to a bizarre bowl of flames that burns eternally in the bush.
Amazon boss Bezos becomes world's third richest
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the third richest in the world. Mr Bezos owns 18% of Amazon's shares, which rose 2% in trading on Thursday.