Israel and the Palestinians begin a fresh five-day ceasefire in Gaza, but immediately trade rockets and air strikes.
Yolo, an acronym for 'you only live once', is among the latest new words added to the Oxford online dictionary.
Thirty women are to be reassessed for breast cancer after cases of the disease developed in patients all screened by the same doctor.
Why are chopsticks so important for Japan’s disabled?
Aid drops, air-strikes and 200,000 new refugees
Simon Pegg asks what makes us smile in new movie
Chile sacks the head of security of Santiago international airport after an "embarrassing" robbery of more than $10m (£6.2) at the cargo terminal.
Can you die from a broken heart?
Mexico's conservative PAN party replaces its leader in the House of Representatives after a video showed him allegedly dancing with escorts.
How big an impact will fracking have on 2015 election?
Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports from the world premiere of the new sci-fi thriller The Giver
Could Scotland vote shift debate on BST?
BBC Asian Network reporter Catrin Nye has been speaking to young British Muslims about their views on the concept of an Islamic state, or caliphate, and what it means to them.
Publicly-funded bodies need to work more closely together to help local tourism businesses in Scotland, according to a report.
Being overweight raises the risk of developing some of the most common cancers, according to a study of more than five million adults in the UK.
Failing GP practices will face closure under plans being unveiled in England by the Care Quality Commission.
The 10 biggest cliches of A-level results day
Pupils receiving A-level results will have more university places to choose from than ever before.
Moving Trident nuclear submarines out of an independent Scotland would be "very difficult but not impossible", according to a study.
A pilot lost control of a passenger plane when his artificial arm came off as he was landing in challenging conditions, according to an accident report.