Pope Francis has released colourful balloons at a ceremony in St Peter's Square to symbolise peace.
FA Cup carnage: Who's still standing and who can go all the way to Wembley in most open competition in years.
How a controversial banner depicting an Anderlecht player's decapitated head came to be unfurled at a game in Belgium.
Nine of Scotland's 14 health boards say they are facing increased demand from people with hearing loss.
Over a third of children in care who have siblings are having to live apart from any of them, suggests research by a children's charity.
A committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on shale gas fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.
People should be able to choose to vote online in the 2020 general election, a commission set up by Commons Speaker John Bercow concludes.
The euro falls sharply against the dollar after the anti-austerity Syriza party wins the Greek general election.
A health campaign is urging people not to ignore heartburn, because it could be a sign of stomach or oesophageal cancer.
The popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK has plummeted in 2014, figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show.
A "profiteering" care agency took hundreds of pounds from low-paid carers who were desperate for work, a BBC London investigation finds.
The impact of the dramatic general election in Greece, won by the anti-austerity Syriza party, is covered on many of the front pages.
Almost half of the people in Wales believe that the Welsh NHS performs just as well as the health service in England while another 15% think it performs better, a new poll for BBC Wales suggests.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter accuses Uefa of lacking the "courage" to challenge his leadership in May's election.
Tom Daley axes his "demon dive" for a new "firework" routine as he attempts to win gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The Venezuelan authorities prevent the former presidents of Chile and Colombia from visiting jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.
A specialist tax avoidance and evasion unit targeting UK residents earning more than £150,000 collected 60% more revenue last year.
Sir Philip Green is considering selling the department store chain BHS after receiving "several approaches".
Downing Street is to review security procedures after a hoax caller was put through to Prime Minister David Cameron, Number 10 says.
Hosts Equatorial Guinea make it through to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals by beating Gabon.