Senegalese singer Thione Seck is charged with money laundering after fake banknotes worth millions of dollars were found in his house.
Award-winning Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has fled from India to the US after she was named as an al-Qaeda target, a rights group says.
The Queen has attended hospital for her "routine" annual check-up, Buckingham Palace reveals after social media speculation about her health.
Plans to equip all Met Police officers with cameras on their uniforms are announced by the Mayor of London.
Tributes are made to missing teenager Amber Peat after a body is found near her home in Nottinghamshire.
A murdered teenager was beaten with a pole in an alcohol and drug-fuelled rage after being mistaken for someone else by his attacker, a court hears.
The global economy has been given "B-minus " grade equating to "muddling through" by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The chief executive of the company that runs Alton Towers says he is devastated by an accident that left four people with serious injuries.
More than 10,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed since a US-led coalition launched a campaign against it nine months ago, the US says.
Detectives investigating the killing of a man shot in his car more than 20 years ago issue a new appeal to trace a man.
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As hedgehog numbers decrease, campaigners are calling for people to make their gardens more hedgehog-friendly.
Nigeria's President Buhari is making his first foreign trip since taking office last week, visiting Niger where he is expected to discuss Boko Haram.
Growth in the services sector suffered its biggest slowdown in almost four years in May, a survey suggests, raising fears about the strength of the recovery.
Ten members of staff from a mental health ward where treatment was condemned as "institutional abuse" are reported to their professional bodies, as assembly members prepare to discuss the scandal.
David Cameron is preparing to face his first Commons question time since winning the general election.
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is cleared of perjury as the case against him collapses.
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson pleads not guilty to a number of allegations of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
The South African Football Association holds a news conference to discuss claims about alleged payments for the 2010 World Cup.
A search is under way for a dog that slipped the lead of its blind owner and possibly boarded a train.