A child is held hostage by a kidnapper who attacked the child's father and forced him to drive to a Belfast post office and demanded money.
Former England and Chelsea footballer Kerry Dixon is jailed for nine months for punching and kicking a man who is said to have called him "fatso".
Kristina Mladenovic beats world number three Simona Halep 2-6 6-0 7-6 in the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic.
A woman is found guilty of murdering her husband on Skye in February last year.
A QR code on a bottle of Heinz ketchup directs browsers to a site now used to host porn.
UKIP denies Suzanne Evans has been dropped as a party spokeswoman, claiming a leaked e-mail suggesting otherwise was sent to the BBC "without proper authority".
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel tops second practice at the Austrian GP with Lewis Hamilton fifth after an error-strewn session.
Which insect is more valuable than the monarchy to the UK economy?
One of Brazil's top businessmen, Marcelo Odebrecht, is arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.
The teenage children of one of the victims of the shooting at a church in Charleston, say they have forgiven their mother's killer.
Facebook's photo-synching app Moments will not be launched in Europe because of its use of facial recognition technology.
Vanessa-Mae's four-year skiing ban is overturned after she is cleared of helping fix races to qualify for the Sochi Olympics.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah says the last two weeks have been the "toughest of my life" after allegations against his coach.
Prime Minister David Cameron warns of the dangers posed by those who "quietly condone" Islamic State militants' extremist ideology.
A woman who claimed Jehovah's Witness elders failed to protect her from sex abuse carried out by a convicted paedophile wins a six-figure payout.
A healthcare worker who stole cash and jewellery from vulnerable cancer patients is jailed for 16 months.
A woman who successfully argued in court that the Jehovah's Witness failed to protect her from sexual abuse as a child, says they didn't take the issue seriously.
Americans share images of racial imbalance after Charleston
A man accused of sexually assaulting his mother before killing her was in a "dissociated state", similar to sleepwalking, a court hears.
Administrators for the Arches venue in Glasgow make 129 staff redundant after the business collapsed following the loss of its nightclub licence.