*Texas Explosion. A blast at a fertilizer plant near Waco levels buildings and rattles homes 70 kilometres away.
*Foghorn Requiem. A unique musical score is set to be played in northern England -- and its centrepiece is a lighthouse.
*Rhino Heads Stolen. Thieves raid a museum warehouse in Ireland, tie up the guard and make off with valuable ivory.
*Anti-incest App. Developers create a phone app to prevent Icelanders from accidentally "dating" a relation.
*First Nations Suicides. The chief of Neskantaga in Northern Ontario declares a state of emergency after a string of suicides.
*Foreign Worker Tribunal. The case of a migrant farmworker's death could make coroner's inquests into such deaths mandatory.