A blood test for Down's syndrome can reduce the number of pregnant women needing risky tests, say UK doctors.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron will urge world leaders at the G7 summit to take corruption more seriously in the wake of the Fifa scandal.
Millions of rail passengers who suffer travel delays will soon be able to claim refunds in cash, after a major policy change, the BBC learns
The annual map fair is being held in London, but who collects maps and why are some of them worth so much?
An easing of the pressure on the banks and the prospect of a ban on homework at one of the country's top schools make the front pages.
How one couple’s wedding photos went viral
Mexico mid-term polls in the shadow of drugs trade
Have 1,200 World Cup workers really died in Qatar?
How deodorant from the 1970s is still doing harm
Ten baby crocodiles have arrived a hatchery in Cuba after being transferred from a zoo in Sweden.
Newsnight's David Grossman asks if Britain can still boast of engineering prowess as Crossrail's 26 mile tunnel is completed.
Barcelona's Neymar says his friendship with fellow strikers Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez is the key to their success.
The World Cup could reach up to a billion TV viewers as hosts Canada kick off the biggest staging of the tournament on Saturday.
Scotrail will not be affected by a scandal that has hit the Dutch company that runs the franchise , the Scottish government has said.
Former British sprinter Allan Wells denies drug allegations and says he won his Olympic gold with "honesty and commitment".
The British sculptor Anish Kapoor comes under fire for artwork in the French palace of Versailles that has been called "dirty" and "gross".
Cash-strapped savers are trying to bend pension transfer rules, financial advisers are warning.
Matt Ritchie's first Scotland goal gives Gordon Strachan's side a workmanlike win over Qatar in their friendly.
The American Haas team effectively rule out signing US female racer Danica Patrick for their debut Formula 1 season next year.
A woman says former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused her brother while Mr Hastert worked as a high school teacher in the 1970s.