In Iraq, coalition aircraft have joined the effort to regain control of Tikrit from Islamic State forces, as Jonathan Beale reports.
A service for Margaret Elizabeth Challis, from Merthyr Tydfil, is taking place at Georgetown Chapel on Tuesday.
The Conservative chief whip defends David Cameron after the prime minister told the BBC he would not serve a third term if the Conservatives remained in government.
India's Supreme Court strikes down a controversial law which allows police to arrest people for comments made online and on social media.
Libya's collapse since the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi has turned it into a potential security threat to the UK, the Foreign Affairs Committee says.
Footballers past and present are expected to attend the funeral of former Hearts, Tottenham and Scotland captain Dave Mackay today.
Return to Iwo Jima 70 years on
How the question of cosmopolitanism became critical to the election campaign.
Labour's general election manifesto will contain a pledge not to raise VAT, shadow chancellor Ed Balls will say.
Ukrainian soldier Sergeant Major Anatoly Svyryd tells BBC News how his family were reunited after he fought in the vicious battle for Donetsk Airport.
Government cuts have disproportionately affected disadvantaged children, a cross-party committee of MPs says.
UK government proposals for further devolution for Scotland were rushed through with insufficient consultation, a parliamentary report warns.
The Scottish economy slowed at the start of the year but is expected to return to growth over the next few months, a report suggests.
An organisation representing emergency care doctors is calling for four steps to be taken to address the challenges facing emergency departments.
The methadone programme in Scotland is "out of control", an expert warns.
Tunisia's Bardo Museum is due to reopen less than a week after gunmen killed at least 22 people, mostly European tourists, in the capital Tunis.
BBC Radio 1 is moving the official chart countdown to Friday afternoons, where it will become part of Greg James' drivetime show.
Rock group Iron Maiden are to receive the Silver Clef prize for outstanding contribution to music at this year's Nordoff Robbins awards luncheon.
The family of an 11-year-old boy who has not been seen since leaving school are said to be "increasingly concerned".
Scientists report a new species of giant amphibian after digging up multiple fossils from an ancient, dried-up lake where hundreds of the beasts probably died.