The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
One man dies and two others suffer minor injuries following a three vehicle crash near Brynmawr.
England's Mike Brown is out of Sunday's Six Nations match in Ireland after suffering a setback in his recovery from concussion.
The Labour Party's candidate to fight the seat of Bradford West at the general election withdraws, days after she was selected.
The Red Arrows reveal a new design inspired by the union jack on the tailfins of their jets.
A teacher-led commission is being set up to help primary schools in England find new ways of assessing their pupils' progress.
A scheme for voluntary redundancy within Northern Ireland's civil service will be launched next Monday.
With the 2022 World Cup likely to be played in the winter of 2022, how will the English club season adjust to cope?
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Measles vaccinations must be immediately stepped up across Europe and central Asia after a series of outbreaks, the World Health Organization says.
Douglas Flint will be called on to act if he is to settle nerves among the bank’s owners
Another two Royal Bank of Scotland employees have been suspended as part of an investigation by the bank into failings in its foreign exchange business.
A series of avalanches in Afghanistan's mountainous Panjshir province kills 85, officials say, with a number of people still trapped.
BBC One crime thriller Happy Valley lands three nominations for this year's Royal Television Society awards.
BBC correspondent Lyse Doucet talks to people in Gaza still living in rubble and destroyed buildings 6 months after a ceasefire was declared.
Flooding forces more than 4,000 people from their homes in the town of Cobija in northern Bolivia after the river Acre bursts its banks.
Labour has been granted an urgent Commons question over the government's decision to send military personnel to Ukraine.
The Syrian government dropped barrel bombs on hundreds of sites last year, violating a UN Security Council resolution, Human Rights Watch says.
Filmmaker Roman Polanski appears in a Polish court in connection with a request to extradite him to the US for having had sex with a 13-year-old girl.