Nigel Farage will stay on as UKIP leader after the party rejected his resignation.
Egypt's Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber faces calls for his dismissal after he said the sons of rubbish collectors should not become judges.
A man admits killing an Anglesey pub landlord on the basis of diminished responsibility.
Scotland's only Conservative MP, David Mundell, is appointed as the new secretary of state for Scotland by the prime minister.
A man died after riding his motorbike at speed in a "form of race" with a car which resulted in a collision, a court hears.
Almost a third (32%) of MPs in the new House of Commons went to private school, according to an analysis by an education charity.
Antibiotic-resistant typhoid is spreading across Africa and Asia and poses a major global health threat, warn experts.
The Competition and Markets Authority says UK pub group Greene King's offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, could hurt competition.
US talent show American Idol will end after its 15th and final season, which will be broadcast next year, TV network Fox announces.
China is taking a growing interest in the Mediterranean as an area of strategic importance, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.
Teenagers affected by "sexting" and cyberbullying are at risk of depression in later life, warns a psychiatrist.
A woman who claims her car was moved by council contractors on to newly painted double yellow lines says it is "crazy" she has been given a parking ticket.
Green groups and low-carbon firms have welcomed the appointment of Amber Rudd as new head of the energy and climate department, DECC.
The SNP's 56 MPs have arrived in Westminster for the first time since the party's sweeping election gains.
Labour peer Lord Sugar says he has quit the party after 18 years over its "negative" stance on business.
Kevin Pietersen hits his first ton in the Championship since June 2013 to send a reminder of his abilities to Andrew Strauss.
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A policeman in the Indian capital, Delhi, is arrested after being caught on camera attacking a woman with a brick.
Business leaders set out what they see as priorities as Sajid Javid takes up the business secretary role, previously held by Lib Dem Vince Cable.
Two men alleged to have developed an app enabling criminals to harvest personal data from users of photo-sharing site Photobucket have been arrested.