After hopes of a Six Nations clean sweep slip by for another year, Tom Fordyce asks whether English rugby fans should expect more.
Kevin Pietersen needs to score runs in county cricket to have any chance of an England return, but do any counties want him?
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed almost 10,000 people, but it appears the number of people dying from the virus is finally slowing down.
Three British men are arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over allegations of suspicious behaviour while plane spotting.
The chaotic queuing seen at some polling stations at the 2010 general election will not be repeated this time around, the head of the Electoral Commission says.
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness welcomes the decision by a group that represents loyalist bands to attend his party's annual conference.
Europe's top rights watchdog is set to rule that France's guidance over spanking children is not sufficiently clear, Le Monde newspaper reports.
Twenty-seven senior Afghan police officers are sacked as part an anti-corruption drive by President Ashraf Ghani.
A man stabbed his mother 11 times in a "drug-fuelled psychosis" after bingeing on mephedrone, cannabis and alcohol, a court hears.
Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.
A newly-divorced father lured his two sons with a new model train set before setting fire to his house, killing all three of them, an inquest hears.
The family of a man who was killed by the FBI as agents investigated the Boston marathon bombings is suing the agency.
The mother of Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi says she immediately recognised his voice when she heard him on a hostage video released by Islamic State.
Iraqi forces say they have retaken some districts around Tikrit in their fight to recapture the strategic city from Islamic State.
Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.
A dangerous "charmer" is jailed for life after he was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, who he thought was having an affair via Facebook.
DNA analysis has revealed evidence for a massive migration into the heartland of Europe 4,500 years ago.
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of sex with 15-year-old girl
Violinist Vanessa-Mae attempts to overturn her four-year skiing ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday.
Padraig Harrington beats Daniel Berger in a play-off to win the Honda Classic, his first title in the US or Europe since 2008.