A ceremony marking the start of Richard III's reburial is held at the University of Leicester.
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says expletive-filled comments he made criticising the BBC last week were meant as a joke.
Six men are arrested after they forced their way into a synagogue in north London, attacking a man as he tried to stop them.
A man, believed to be in his 70s, dies in an accident in a farm near Strangford in County Down.
England Test captain Alastair Cook is dismissed for just three playing for the MCC against Yorkshire in Abu Dhabi.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a pedestrian who was in a collision with a car in Gwynedd.
Climate change could harm crop yields and the environment in China, says the country's top meteorologist, in a rare official admission.
Nigel Farage tells the BBC that he has been "utterly ruthless" when it comes to UKIP candidates who have "stepped over the line".
Video technology should be introduced in English football to eradicate clear errors, says refereeing chief Mike Riley.
Nigel Farage says he will continue to be "utterly ruthless" about dealing with UKIP candidates who "step over the line".
Patients in Scotland are being invited to donate their leftover blood test samples for use in medical research.
One of the suspects in the killing of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko tells the BBC he will disprove claims made of his involvement at a public inquiry.
A third attacker is still "on the run" after the deadly Bardo Museum killings, Tunisia's president says in a live TV interview.
Northern Ireland has reached a watershed regarding decisions on public sector cuts, the Ulster Bank's chief economist says.
A plain-clothes police officer was knocked down by a car as he tried to talk to the driver, police say.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the IMF is happy to work with the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
The singer and songwriter Jackie Trent - who co-wrote hits for stars such as Shirley Bassey and Frank Sinatra, as well as the theme for the soap opera Neighbours - dies at the age of 74.
A new national action-line is to be set up to offer advice and help to people who have experienced anti-semitic attacks.
Five mobile phone companies agree to prevent customers from being landed with massive bills if their devices are stolen.
Parts of Yemen's third largest city Taiz have been seized by Shia Houthi rebels, reports quoting state security officials say.