EU naval vessels rescue more than 700 migrants off Sicily, as Africans continue to attempt the perilous crossing from Libya.
A mentally ill woman who had both legs amputated was wrongly forced to fund her own care for more than 14 months, the health and local government ombudsmen rule.
Former US House of Representatives speaker Dennis Hastert faces charges of lying to the FBI over secret payments to cover up "prior misconduct".
A blanket ban on so-called legal highs is proposed in a new bill that is being published today.
BBC football expert Pat Nevin believes teenager Jack Grealish could be pivotal for Aston Villa in Saturday's FA Cup final.
From match-winning newsagents to Manchester United's lower-league tormentors, what became of this season's FA Cup giantkillers?
China's top court says it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls.
To celebrate one of the most famous cup traditions, Top of the Pops 2 has gathered together a selection of the best FA Cup songs.
A County Tyrone property firm is planning two developments in Belfast that will provide accommodation for almost 1,300 students.
A Northern Ireland council withdraws its proposals for a number of dog exclusion zones after residents express concerns.
A review is carried out into death rates at a Denbighshire mental health unit where it is claimed patients were treated like "animals".
Drugs charities in Wales criticise a plan to place a blanket ban on "legal highs" claiming it will drive the drugs underground.
Anderson Group, one of the recruitment industry's most high profile companies, is promoting an 'aggressive' tax avoidance scheme which tax experts are calling 'abusive'.
Transport officials in Washington DC block plans by a free speech group to display a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the subway.
History will be made in Nigeria on Friday when for the first time power will be handed over between rival political parties.
Is the Heysel disaster English football’s forgotten tragedy?
The 209 members of Fifa are set to vote for their new president amid a huge corruption scandal, with Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term.
Campaigners are calling on the government to do more to commemorate the sinking of the troopship Lancastria, one of the worst maritime disasters of World War Two.
Authorities in the Australian state of Victoria say young women are being lured by romantic notions to the Middle East to join Islamic State.
Could Nepal learn lessons from India, where a 7.7 magnitude quake flattened towns and villages in 2001?