Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Ancient Peruvian technology to fix a water crisis
Desert heat and winds from the Mediterranean combine to create unpleasant conditions across the region.
28 May 2015 11:19 GMT | Weather
The state with the Arctic Circle running through it is warmer than most of the US.
28 May 2015 06:39 GMT | US & Canada, Weather, Environment
Over 1,100 people die, with workers, elderly or homeless people among those worst hit as temperatures approaches 50C.
27 May 2015 11:49 GMT | Weather, Environment, Asia, India
Hospitals on alert to treat victims of heatstroke and people advised to stay indoors, as temperatures near 50C.
27 May 2015 06:11 GMT | Weather, Environment, Asia, India
Mexico has suffered its worst weather event in over 50 years.
People attempt to get on with their everyday lives as Typhoon Usagi finally clears Taiwan and the Philippines
Myanmar's largest city has been badly affected by heavy rainfall.
Texas governor says flooding that has killed at least three people is the worst he has ever seen in his state.
26 May 2015 04:14 GMT
At least 13 people killed, including three children, after tornado hits city of Ciudad Acuna near border with Texas.
25 May 2015 21:49 GMT
Death toll from severe heat wave reportedly crosses 500, with the country's southern states the worst affected.
25 May 2015 16:38 GMT
Historic rainfall leaves parts of Texas and Oklahoma under water forcing thousands from their homes.
25 May 2015 10:25 GMT
US climate scientists say past year was warmest since records were kept, showing that global warming continues unabated.
Coverage has fallen to a new low for this early in the year with the prospect of further melting in coming weeks.
24 May 2015 13:41 GMT
Warmer waters surrounding the ice-covered continent are having a dramatic effect, according to a new study.
22 May 2015 10:35 GMT
Near-record temperatures recorded as heat wave strikes India ahead of the annual monsoon rains.
21 May 2015 10:37 GMT
The annual spring rains, humidity and high temperatures are starting in South China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea.
17 May 2015 15:25 GMT
The country's summer rains are due to start on June 1, but they may still leave some farmers disappointed.
11 May 2015 11:33 GMT
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia