Alastair Cook passes Graham Gooch's tally of 8,900 runs to become England's leading scorer in Test history.
A public memorial service has taken place at Manchester Cathedral to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.
The potential impact of a new cancer drug invented in Cardiff is described as "remarkable" at the world's biggest gathering of oncologists.
The FA Cup will be rebranded as The Emirates FA Cup as the Dubai-based company sign a three-year deal with the FA.
Former QPR, Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand announces his retirement at the age of 36.
A group of protestors break into a Liverpool hotel during a charity dinner to raise money in memory of murdered toddler James Bulger.
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is an impressive second after two events of her heptathlon return in Gotzis.
The observation deck at the top of the One World Trade Centre has opened to the public.
The cast of BBC Scotland sitcom Still Game leads tributes to actor Jake D'Arcy, who has died.
At least 71 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.
A powerful undersea earthquake strikes south of Japan, shaking buildings in Tokyo almost 900km (550 miles) away.
Pakistan will host a third and final cricket match against Zimbabwe despite a deadly bomb attack near the venue of Friday's game, officials say.
The body of Ranjit Power, a Wolverhampton businessman who went missing three weeks ago, is found in a forest in the Jalandhar region, police in India say.
Andy Murray beats Australian Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to reach the fourth round of the French Open.
The role played by Irish soldiers in the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago is commemorated in Enniskillen.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.
First Minister Peter Robinson is at the Irish Open golf tournament in Newcastle, County Down, a day after being discharged from hospital.
Hotel in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute, closes for deep cleaning after outbreak of norovirus affects 14 guests.
Two new cases of E coli connected to one household in Dorset are confirmed.
A public memorial service will take place at Manchester Cathedral on Saturday to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.