Japanese PM Shinzo Abe expresses "deep remorse" over his country's actions in World War Two, stopping short of the fresh apology demanded by China.
Researchers question the non-hazardous ranking of plastic, saying its environmental impacts are not subject to the same level of scrutiny as other pollutants.
South African soldiers and police conduct a series of raids in an effort to curb attacks on foreign nationals and the looting of shops.
Scientists piece together the evolutionary history of a fascinating group of extinct Caribbean rats, some of which grew to the size of cats.
Two hundred body bags are placed on Brighton beach to highlight the UK's "shameful" response to the Mediterranean migrant crisis.
Dave Lewis will hope there is no more bad news for the supermarket to announce
Saudi-led coalition jets have bombed Houthi rebels in Yemen's third city of Taiz, hours after announcing the end of a military campaign against them.
American Paula Creamer calls for a women's Masters to be held at Augusta National a week after the men's event.
Jobs could be lost at a a Ceredigion dairy firm after supermarket chain Tesco ended the contract for its yogurt range.
Delays are caused on a busy stretch of motorway "due to a dog taking control of a tractor".
Three men are arrested on suspicion of the murder of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence.
Shares in the FTSE 100 turns negative, but Tesco rises despite reporting its biggest ever loss.
Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have filed for divorce after 11 years of marriage, it is confirmed.
Man suspected of planning imminent armed attack on churches arrested in Paris, French interior minister says
Thailand says it is "confident" it can address concerns over illegal fishing that may lead to a trade ban from the European Union.
A Greek minister tells the BBC that the "great powers of Europe" need to take more responsibility for the unfolding crisis in the Mediterranean.
Rolls-Royce announces that John Rishton will retire as chief executive on 2 July and be replaced by Warren East.
Toure hints at departure, Lloris to assess future, Torres in Gerrard tribute, Spurs plan clear-out, plus more.
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels mocks England all-rounder Ben Stokes and his attempts at sledging in the second Test.
A future Labour government would invest £150m a year in cancer diagnostic equipment in England up to 2020, Ed Miliband will say later.