Aston Villa will offer striker Christian Benteke a new deal this summer, says chief executive Tom Fox.
The Home Secretary and her statutory advisers on drug policy may be heading for a showdown over government plans to deal with so-called "legal highs".
A military plane crash was probably caused by computer files being accidentally wiped from three of its engines, according to investigators.
A look back at the long career of big band leader James Last, who has died in Florida aged 86.
Campaigners fighting a decision to take a paralysed man off life support have sparked controversy in France by releasing a video of him in hospital.
Fake mobile towers that scoop up data from passing phones are routinely being used in London, an investigation by Sky News suggests.
Pope Francis approves the creation of a tribunal to hear cases of bishops accused of covering up child abuse by paedophile priests.
Across Europe puffins have been classified as at risk of extinction because of climate change and a lack of food.
Backbench Conservative MPs are demanding government action to help schools in England facing a financial crisis.
Belgium forward Marouane Fellaini is a doubt for Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Wales in Cardiff.
Two Wrexham men go on trial accused of murder after a man was shot with a crossbow, stabbed and then fell from a third floor balcony on the town's Caia Park estate.
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The government will not intervene to force pension providers to deliver on promised freedoms, the pensions minister tells the BBC
Harriet Harman accuses David Cameron of "gloating" after his election win and told him to "show a bit more class".
MPs will get a chance to vote on lowering the voting age to 16, David Cameron says at prime minister's questions.
Venezuela demands that neighbouring Guyana stop US oil company Exxon from carrying out oil exploration in disputed waters.
A Welsh MP calls for an independent inquiry on sheep-dip poisoning that left hundreds of farmers with debilitating health problems.
The number of deaths in Scotland rose by 18% in the first quarter of this year, according to official figures.
The City believes tonight’s Mansion House speech will fire the starting gun on the sale of the biggest disaster of the financial crisis
A woman talks about why she ran away from her forced marriage to a man she had never met, after threats of violence from her family.