Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.
The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, figures show.
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
Eight police officers have been disciplined over a failed search for a missing man who was later struck and killed by a train.
The Nigerian army claims to have repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the town of Bama in the country's north-east.
Residents and fighters in Amerli are celebrating the end of a two-month siege and the withdrawal of IS militants from around the town.
An expert who wrote a report into the sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham says she faced "hostility" from the council.
A High Court judge at an extradition hearing in Spain has ruled the parents of Ashya King are to be kept in police custody for a maximum of 72 hours.
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.
President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.
Track all of the confirmed signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across Europe.
Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
Plans have been unveiled for one of the South West's biggest solar farms on the Somerset Levels.