President Mahinda Rajapaksa has made much of the development of Sri Lanka's north following the carnage of war - but has life really improved for the Tamil community living there?
Sri Lanka's civil war is officially over, but people are still being "disappeared" - vanishing without a trace, often, allegedly, in the state's unmarked white vans.
The white sand of Sri Lanka's beaches is a lure for thousands of tourists every year - but dig a little deeper and there are many unanswered questions hanging over the country's tourist industry.
Sri Lanka's ruling family are mingling with the Commonwealth's elite as they host this week's summit in Colombo. Yet some of them have been accused of war crimes. So who are the Rajapaksas?
Global problems, from disaster relief to climate change, will be tackled from in front of computer screens worldwide this weekend, as a thousands of hackers take part in a coding marathon for charity.
The head of the RAF tells Channel 4 News that the world of Terminator 2 is coming in response to a question about unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as "drones".
It has been hailed as a flagship government policy designed to shine the spotlight on poor care - Channel 4 News maps the hospitals which have come top and bottom of the "friends and family test".
Meteorologists have predicted that the hot weather the UK is currently basking in will continue until the school holidays - but how does the UK heat wave compare with the rest of the world?
What was Andy Murray's route to glory at "weird Wimbledon", a competition which saw surprise early exits from some of the household names of tennis?