First Great Western rail workers are to stage two 24-hour strikes over the August Bank Holiday weekend, the RMT union says.
Crystal Palace sign striker Connor Wickham from Sunderland on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
The police watchdog is to investigate claims a child sex abuse case was dropped because of threats to expose former Prime Minister Edward Heath.
The Afghan Taliban release a video appearing to show members pledging allegiance to the new leader Mullah Mansour, amid divisions over his leadership.
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson appears before a judge on child sex charges.
Nigerian militants release a new video with Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau again failing to appear, fuelling speculation about his fate.
Celebrating the chart-topping music of the singer Cilla Black - who had a string of hits in the 1960s and early 1970s.
A teenage girl seen bullying two schoolgirls in a video posted on Facebook is given a referral order to supervise her behaviour.
A leading accountancy firm is to remove all academic and education details from its trainee application process.
A beach in the south of France that was closed for the Saudi king's holiday reopens after he cut his holiday short.
Out-of-form England captain Eoin Morgan will miss four Middlesex matches ahead of the upcoming one-day series against Australia.
Blind Date's first married couple remember Cilla (and her hat)
Former Scotland and Blackburn Rovers captain Colin Hendry pleads guilty to harassing his ex-girlfriend.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Qatar to try to reassure Gulf allies over the nuclear deal with Iran.
The last remaining Red Road flats in Glasgow will be blown up in a one-off demolition later this year.
The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow, killing six people, did not disclose his medical history on a form in 2011, an inquiry hears.
National security concerns have led China to restrict exports of high-performance drones and supercomputers.
The henchmen of a mafia boss on the run since 1993 used a code based around sheep to communicate, Italian police say.
There were 1,700 "intrusions" by migrants who managed to break into the Channel Tunnel's freight terminal overnight, a French police union says.
Hundreds of people sign a petition asking ITV to withdraw an Emmerdale storyline about a helicopter crash following the Clutha disaster.