A conservation charity suggests an increase in sightings of the Loch Ness Monster was due to debris from woodland on the shores of the loch.
Nicaragua says construction of its $50bn inter-oceanic canal will begin next month after feasibility studies are approved.
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment but is hoping to win more with a message of cheap and plentiful labour.
Scotland's new First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to announce a ministerial re-shuffle later with a strong female presence expected.
One of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's earliest works is recreated on the walls of the Glasgow Art Club as part of a £1.2m refurbishment.
A project supporting victims of honour abuse in Edinburgh is been awarded almost £800,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.
Reuters photographer tells the story behind his picture of a cull at a farm in Nafferton following the discovery of bird flu.
Grammar school pupils in the 1980s were no more likely to gain degrees from "elite" universities than comprehensive pupils, research suggests.
Libya has yet to recover from the disease of Gaddafi, says James Robbins, and it is difficult to be optimistic about the future.
The chief executive of renowned auction house Sotheby's, William Ruprecht, is stepping down after 14 years at the helm.
Reports highly critical of "safeguarding" at seven east London schools, including six Muslim schools, are set to be published by Ofsted.
HM Revenue and Customs has not properly investigated why a tax relief scheme has cost £2bn more than expected, according to the National Audit Office.
A group of bystanders lift a car out of the way after the driver leaves it parked on a city centre tramline.
Hatred, a red card, a missed penalty and a record fine - Arsenal's furious visit to Old Trafford in 2003 revisited.
Wigan owner Dave Whelan apologises for comments about Jewish and Chinese people made in a controversial newspaper interview.
Making sense of Ukraine's year of chaotic events
Mohamed Bin Hammam's role in Qatar's successful World Cup bid is questioned by Fifa whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid.
Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
Part of the Grosvenor Road in Belfast is closed in a major security operation.