Greece's international creditors have agreed a new plan to be offered to Athens in an attempt to solve its debt crisis.
Divers spend the night searching a cruise ship which capsized in China's Yangtze River, but the death toll rises to 14 and hundreds are still missing.
A Cumbrian shed is one of three in the region to be shortlisted for the Shed of the Year title.
Labour must run its own "distinctive" campaign to stay in the European Union - and learn the lessons of the Scottish referendum - leadership hopeful Andy Burnham says.
Nominations for the Liberal Democrat leadership contest, prompted by Nick Clegg's post-election resignation, are to close on Wednesday.
The House of Commons is to stage a special tributes session for ex-Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, after his sudden death on Monday aged 55.
A ceremony has taken place in South Africa to remember the slaves who died when a ship transporting them from Mozambique to Brazil sank close to Cape Town.
Australia's economy grew at a better-than-expected 0.9% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the previous quarter.
Alton Towers is closed while an investigation continues into a "dreadful" rollercoaster accident that left four people with serious injuries.
Bright but disadvantaged boys who do well at the end of primary school fall behind by GCSE according to researchers analysing data on high achieving children.
Every school rated inadequate by Ofsted, up to 1,000 over five years, will become an academy, under a new bill to be published later.
Football legend Pele has been speaking exclusively to the BBC about the Fifa corruption scandal.
Should we embrace technology that could help feed the world, or are concerns about the impact of global agribusiness and industrial food production justified?
New research suggests chimps have most of the mental capabilities needed to cook food.
Oil ministers from Opec meet in Vienna this week to decide whether to cut output or keep pumping crude oil into a market that is already oversupplied.
Could the new Conservative government develop the libertarian approach favoured by controversial US presidential candidate Rand Paul?
The street artist who draws on traditional Arabic calligraphy
Teachers could be set to strike if they fail to get a "satisfactory outcome" in talks over pay, union leaders warn.
Storing and maintaining Britain's 19 laid-up nuclear submarines cost taxpayers nearly £16m over the last five years, it emerges.
Former refugee who dreams of becoming Somalia's first female president