Escape to somewhere exotic and tropical this winter: the 23rd annual orchid festival at Kew Gardens in southwest London.
The spectacular costumes – covered in feathers, sequins and jewels – can be more than 5m high and weigh over 80kg.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 384 people, including 94 children, have been killed in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region since 29 January.
Netanyahu's government is offering 20,000 male migrants, most of whom are from Sudan and Eritrea, $3,500 (£2,500) and a plane ticket to what it says is a safe destination in Africa.
In pictures: The most exciting cars on show at Retromobile 2018, including the Ferrari FXX, a stunning 1938 Bugatti and a pristine Ferrari 250GT Cabriolet.
Photos show buildings in Hualien leaning at sharp angles, their lowest floors crushed into mangled heaps of concrete, shattered glass and bent iron beams.
Poland's president says he will sign a bill outlawing suggestions the Polish nation or state was complicit in Nazi crimes.
An 11-year-old girl was the only one person at home when the helicopter crashed into her house. She managed to escape with only a minor knee injury,
Torrential rains have caused havoc in Jakarta and neighbouring West Java, as flooding and landslides have killed at least five people.
The Alps Ski Resort was one of South Korea's first winter sports destinations, attracting tens of thousands of skiers every year, until it abruptly shut in 2006.
The Berlin Wall has now been dismantled for as long as it stood - 28 years, two months and 26 days, or 10,316 days in total.
The world's largest annual migration is underway as hundreds of millions of Chinese people head back home to celebrate the Lunar New Year with their families.
IBTimes UK presents a gallery featuring the best photos of the most creative costumes and masks at this year's Venice Carnival.
An average month's amount of snow fell on Moscow over the weekend, with the depth of the snow reaching 62 centimetres (24.5 inches) in some parts.
IBTimes UK teams up with EyeEm for a photography competition focusing on the clean lines, shapes and compositions of minimalist architecture across the globe.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga swore himself in as "the people's president" during a mock inauguration ceremony in front of a huge crowd of tens of thousands in Nairobi.
Amazon says its "employees can work in an environment that's more like a tropical rainforest in the clouds than an office." Like that's a good thing.
Cape Town is in the grips of a drought so severe that it is projected to run out of water on 12 April, becoming the world's first major city to run dry
Venice carnival costumes are changing. It's not just fabulous ballgowns for the ladies and black cloaks for the men. Why should the ladies have all the fun?
Set up in 1940, Auschwitz became the centrepiece of Nazi Party dictator Adolf Hitler's "final solution" plan to exterminate the Jews.
Legendary French chef Paul Bocuse, often referred to as the "Pope of French cuisine", died aged 91 on 20 January.
Invasion Day rallies to protest against Australia Day, the celebration of the start of white colonisation and persecution of Aboriginal Australians 230 years ago.
A powerful new exhibition at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem explores the power of photography during World War II.
Rivers across France keep getting more and more swollen as more and more rain falls on the country,.
The so-called "widow's camp" at Balukhali Rohingya refugee settlement consists of 50 red tents where no men or boys over the age of 10 years old are allowed.
Myanmar finally allowed the world's media in to Rakhine state to show they are ready to welcome back some of the Rohingya Muslims who fled the country.