Benedict Cumberbatch and members of codebreaker Alan Turing's family are among those calling for thousands of men who were prosecuted for being gay to be pardoned.
Russian drug cheat Tatyana Chernova has her results annulled from 2009-2011 but keeps world title she won from Jessica Ennis.
A chemical weapons expert working with Islamic State in Iraq has been killed in an air strike. the US military says.
The professional game of American Football is more popular than ever, yet some would argue it has never been more contemptible.
McLaren's Ron Dennis insists Fernando Alonso will not join Mercedes for 2016 as a replacement for Britain's Lewis Hamilton.
Will Gompertz discusses appropriation - and Fifty Shades of Grey - in his latest blog
With Frank Lampard poised to return to Chelsea with Manchester City, QPR boss Harry Redknapp insists he deserves a warm welcome.
'Warts n all' eulogy sparks tongue-in-cheek reaction
Days after Kurdish forces drove Islamic State militants from Kobane in northern Syria, people who fled the town are now waiting to return.
The Islamic State group is forging links with militants across North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, challenging its al-Qaeda rivals.
Suge Knight, the man behind the Death Row Records label, has been arrested on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck.
Championship leaders Bournemouth beat Watford 2-0 with the visitors playing all but the first 28 seconds with 10 men.
Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
James Dayton scores early on his debut as St Mirren pick up three valuable Premiership points at Firhill.
Sam Burgess has a quiet international Union debut as England Saxons beat Ireland Wolfhounds 18-9 in Cork.
A man is shot in both legs in what police describe as a paramilitary-style attack in north Belfast.
Bayern Munich suffer a first meaningful Bundesliga defeat in over two years as they lose to second-placed Wolfsburg.
The funeral is held of Sussex war veteran Bernard Jordan, who left his care home to attend D-Day commemorations in France.
Teacher Jeremy Forrest who ran off with pupil 'cried to her mother'
The mother of a girl who was abducted and taken to France by teacher Jeremy Forrest denies she is exploiting her daughter by writing a book on the case.