The number of empty places in schools in Northern Ireland rises to about one fifth of the entire number of places available.
About £600m will be spent on a new metro system for south east Wales within the next five years, BBC Wales understands.
Police officers, soldiers, emergency services and intelligence officials are taking part in London's largest counter-terrorism exercise to date.
At least two people are reported injured after a passenger on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train sets him or herself on fire, say officials.
Afghan fighters allied with Islamic State are in contact with the group's Syrian headquarters, a senior US commander says.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras urges voters to reject creditors' demands in Sunday's referendum on its debt crisis, as the country's bailout is set to expire.
Four British tourists seriously injured in the Tunisian beach attack have been flown back to the UK by the RAF.
A series of major wildfires have been burning across thousands of acres of Washington state, over 120 miles (190km) east of Seattle.
International negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme are due to finish, but it is thought they could continue into July.
China is set to reveal how much it will cut carbon emissions by beyond 2020, says Premier Li Keqiang during a visit to Europe.
An inquest is under way in Malaysia into the death of a backpacker whose body was found eight days after he was believed to have gone on a jungle trek.
The Independent Living Fund is closing on Tuesday. But what is it and who will it affect?
The government has announced that "coasting" schools are to be given academy status - but, asks Branwen Jeffreys, is that a guarantee of improvement?
How did 'silo' get to mean something else?
Eduardo Vargas scores twice as hosts Chile beat 10-man Peru to move into their first Copa America final since 1987.
Shares in Asia open flat or higher in early trading and begin to recover some of Monday's losses.
The police service is resistant to change because of an "insular attitude" and chief constables who fail to listen to officers, a review finds.
Labour leadership contenders Liz Kendall and Andy Burnham call for changes to welfare-to-work schemes and employment tribunal fees ahead of another hustings in the contest.
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impacts of climate change in the UK, according to a progress report from MPs.
Brazilian Hugo Barra wants to lead a charge of Chinese smartphones in his home country and beyond.