MPs approve plans to allow themselves to be recalled in cases of serious misconduct and face a public vote.
Cricketers from around the world send messages of support to Phil Hughes, who is in a critical condition in hospital.
Why Nick Drake is not the patron saint of the miserable
The controversial Top Gear special that has prompted complaints from Argentine diplomats will air at Christmas, the BBC announces.
Eight hostages, including a US adviser are freed by local forces from al-Qaeda-linked group in Yemen, officials say.
Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema dump bodies at a hospital in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.
Ronnie O'Sullivan, Ali Carter and banana skins for big names - Ken Doherty assesses prospects for snooker's second biggest event.
British TV productions win three awards at the International Emmys in the US, including a best drama prize for axed Channel 4 series Utopia.
West Bromwich Albion and England striker Saido Berahino is arrested for drink-driving.
The concern e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking might be unfounded, data suggests.
A judge begins to hear arguments for why the case against UK businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of the murder of his wife, should continue.
Health secretary Shona Robison is to make a statement to MSPs after an inquiry into a C. diff outbreak found "systemic failures".
Two more Bill Cosby shows are axed as the veteran comedian continues to face allegations of sexual assault.
Council reorganisation in Wales could cost up to £268m, an accountants' report for the local authorities says.
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 10 people.
Australia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a ball at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Portsmouth is selected to host two preparation events for yachting's 35th America's Cup over the next two summers.
World champion Lewis Hamilton tells BBC Breakfast that his title battle with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg became "psychological warfare".
The Cowardly Lion costume from classic film The Wizard of Oz sells for more than $3m (£1.9m) at an auction in New York.
UK’s largest mutual says market is now more cautious, and it is happy to lend to over 40s.