An “unprecedented spike” in executions in Iran has seen nearly 700 people believed put to death there this year, Amnesty International says.
The screening measures put into place to prevent Ebola arriving in the UK are being relaxed at some airports and rail terminals.
A crewman of the bin lorry that killed six people in Glasgow tells a fatal accident inquiry he was terrified as the vehicle hit pedestrians.
A 15-year-old boy from Blackburn admits involvement in a terror plot to attack an Anzac Day parade in Melbourne, Australia.
David Cameron visits the Royal Welsh Show after announcing a £390m deal for armoured vehicles to be produced in south Wales.
A union involved in a dispute with CalMac says the agreement reached has ended a potential threat of job cuts.
Sony Animation Pictures buys the rights to turn emojis into a film.
A Milan court gives life sentences to two former far-right militants who killed eight people in a 1974 bombing in Brescia.
West Mercia Police apologise after a family were denied saying a final farewell to a suspected Hereford murder victim because of a mistake at a Coventry mortuary.
Savers will receive a text message alert when their bonus introductory interest rate has expired, under proposals from the UK finance regulator.
More pupils in England aged between 11 and 15 have tried electronic cigarettes than have smoked a cigarette, according to official figures.
UK retail sales fell unexpectedly by 0.2% in June, after consumers bought fewer household goods and less food and petrol.
The head of the Health and Social Care Board apologises to patients who have waited an "inordinate amount of time" for surgery.
A rare "corpse flower" that attracted 11,000 people for a sniff of its rotting odour has started to wilt, Cambridge University says.
People found with so-called "legal highs" at the Wickerman festival could be removed from the site, police warn.
Three wildcat kittens bred at a wildlife park in Scotland emerge from their den for the first time since birth.
Families need an annual household income of at least £45,000 to be able to enjoy the natural beauty of their environment.
How has IVF changed since the first 'test-tube baby'?
The US is "aiding and abetting" the Boko Haram Islamist militant group by refusing to provide weapons to Nigeria, President Buhari says.
Archaeologists working in northern Guatemala uncover three well-preserved Mayan panels dating back around 1,400 years.