An EU referendum, tax cuts for low-earners and an extension of Right to Buy are to be promised in the first all-Conservative Queen's Speech since 1996.
Tourism operators in earthquake-hit Nepal seek guidance from international experts on which areas can be declared safe for trekking and mountaineering.
Tackling inequality is key to tackling crime, according to Scotland's most senior police officer.
MSPs are to vote on the Assisted Suicide Scotland bill following a debate in the Scottish Parliament.
The plan to send ice from the Alps to Antarctica
The SNP say the Queen's Speech will be a test of the UK government's "good faith" when it comes to devolving more power to Scotland.
A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.
UK nations have some of the biggest skills gaps between young people who are not in education, employment or training and those in work, suggests a study.
The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.
Wednesday's newspapers look forward to what will be in the Queen's Speech, and there is annoyance in some quarters that the Human Rights Act repeal is not expected to feature.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is named the League Managers' Association manager of the year.
BBC News hears how an exhibition is highlighting Lebanon's ethnic diversity to address racism.
Will Turkey's infrastructure projects, such as this high-speed train, prove to be a vote-winner for the governing AK Party?
Children and adults alike have been flocking to one of Taiwan's newest themed restaurants, where almost every item of food and much of the decor features Hello Kitty's iconic face.
A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England is expected to be announced in the Queen's Speech.
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw says head teachers of coasting schools should be replaced.
The extension to Mrs Thatcher's Right to Buy scheme - controversial at the time - promises to be one of the first big controversies of the new Conservative government.
How tough will the new voting rules be?
Usain Bolt wins his first race of the year in Europe, but fails to break 20 seconds in the 200m at the Golden Spike meet.
A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.