Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.
Captains Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers are in confident mood for the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa.
The emotional and ideological gulf between Greece and its eurozone government creditors remains dangerously wide.
Thousands of people are expected to view the coffin of Richard III while it is on public view at Leicester Cathedral.
UKIP says it is committed to spending 2% of the UK's GDP on defence, to be funded partly by cutting the foreign aid budget.
One person is missing and two others are taken to hospital following a fire which severely damaged a house in Swansea.
The singer buys TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult ahead of new web addresses going on sale.
An 84-year-old man suffers a broken leg after being robbed of the 4,000 euros (£2,900) he had just exchanged ahead of a holiday.
Transport company FirstGroup extends its franchise to run rail services between London, South Wales and the South West until 2019.
Singapore begins seven days of national mourning following the death of its founding father, Lee Kuan Yew.
A drone was used to try to smuggle a package into the grounds of Bedford prison, it has been revealed.
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have been working on a robotic glove that could help stroke patients.
The Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is due to meet Angela Merkel in Berlin later to discuss the ongoing Greek financial crisis.
England and Ireland should make the World Cup last four, says Jeremy Guscott, while Wales and Scotland can make the knockout phase.
The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were jailed after taking him abroad for brain tumour treatment, say their son is now free of cancer.
A man charged with two offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act after a woman died following an attack is due to appear in court.
The delayed global response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa "increased the spread" of the virus, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres claims.
Rare photographs chronicling the lives of Indian soldiers
Widespread fraud in the licensing of security guards to work in some of the UK's most sensitive sites is exposed by a BBC investigation.
A five-year plan to increase golf tourism and the economic benefits the sport brings to Northern Ireland is announced by Stormont's enterprise minister.