Britain called upon its overseas territories to "get their house in order" over the sharing of tax information on Monday as the UK looks to lead a global fight against tax evasion ahead of a meeting of the world's wealthiest states.
More than 17,000 dogs from 70 countries were part of the show which took place from May 15-19.
A custom-made electric guitar played by the late John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles sold at a New York auction on Saturday for $408,000, said officials with the company behind the event.
French President Francois Hollande announced he would sign the bill on gay marriage into law the next day after it was approved by the Constitutional Council on Friday.
Almost two-thirds of Europe's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are still afraid to show their sexuality in public and most feel discriminated against, an EU report said.
More than $1 million worth of jewels that were to be lent to movie stars at the Cannes Film Festival were stolen from a hotel room in the French Riviera town.
Iranian Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi drew enthusiastic applause on Friday for one of the most-keenly awaited films at Cannes, a Paris-set tale about shifting relationships.
French President Francois Hollande called for an economic government for the euro zone with its own budget, the right to borrow, a harmonised tax system and a full-time president.
Three Chinese women reportedly missing were found dead in Russia's southern Siberian republic of Khakassia.
The Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the first batch of its share of the global bailout loan to cash-strapped Cyprus.
A giant shoe is pictured outside a life-size "Barbie Dreamhouse" of Mattel's Barbie dolls in Berlin, May 15, 2013. The life-sized house, covering about 1,400 square metres offers visitors to try on Barbie's clothes in her walk-in closet, tour her living room and her kitchen.
The UK said on Wednesday it will work with Chinese tour operators to make the application process for a British visa easier for group visitors.