Germany's Chancellor Merkel says a compromise is possible, amid a stand-off with Greece over the terms of its bailout.
Professionals who fail to report cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in children could face the sack under a new law for England and Wales.
The Democratic Republic of Congo sets a date for presidential elections following last month's violent protests against a possible delay.
The future of Belfast Harbour, including potentially its sale, is being explored by the Northern Ireland Executive, with a panel to advise on a way forward likely to be established shortly.
Security forces remove opposition leader Julius Malema from South Africa's parliament during a state of the nation speech by President Jacob Zuma.
The number of patients in Wales waiting longer than they should for hospital treatment reaches 21,000 for the first time, after rising 8% in a month.
Ex-IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn is grilled in court on his use of a "bachelor pad" for orgies and text messages asking for women for sex parties.
Dogs can tell the difference between happy and angry human facial expressions, a study suggests.
Chelsea and Everton are charged by the Football Association after the clubs' players were involved in an on-pitch incident.
Ministers announce how money ring-fenced for new school places will be spent, with Manchester and London deemed in most need of extra funding.
Scotland has provided some of English football's most successful managers and the Premier League has never been without one - until now.
Three men are convicted of raping a woman in a trial the judge tried to stop because of a lack of evidence.
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott says ODI skipper Eoin Morgan's batting is "not as good as he thinks".
Labour argue that Tory plans will take government spending back to 1930s levels - but how useful is this comparison?
MPs take evidence from the new head of an inquiry into allegations of historic child abuse.
A lorry driver admits causing the death of a student after he drove through a red light and crashed into a taxi in Glasgow.
As the Cricket World Cup gets under way, BBC News provides a 90-second beginner's guide to the ins and outs of the revered sport.
Police say they believe they know who carried out a shooting of a man outside a wedding in County Fermanagh.
Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher could miss the World Championships after her guide Charlotte Evans suffers concussion.
The BBC's Mark Lowen speaks to people in an Athens fish market, as Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tries to renegotiate a bailout at his first EU summit.