Unemployment in Scotland rose by 6,000 between November and January to stand at 162,000, according to official figures.
A new protective dome is being built to shield the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, at Chernobyl in Ukraine.
Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde reaches a settlement with Sauber after ending his legal action against the Formula 1 team.
Claudia Winkleman is named best entertainment presenter at the Royal Television Society Awards, beating Graham Norton and Keith Lemon.
Why is a UK town following Detroit's example?
South Africa thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Sydney to cruise into the semi-finals of the World Cup.
A police officer from Gloucestershire who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met while on duty has "more victims", his force says.
A man dies in a crash involving three lorries on the M6 near the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has created a search engine that can analyse the dark web.
Emergency aid is beginning to reach some of the worst-hit islands of Vanuatu, after a cyclone tore through flattening entire villages.
Anti-austerity protesters in the German city of Frankfurt burn police cars in protest at the opening of the European Central Bank's new building.
Gabriele Finaldi is appointed the new head of the National Gallery in London, replacing Nicholas Penny who announced his retirement last year.
A 15-year-old has won a competition to design the new £1 coin, which will be in circulation from 2017.
The Mexican authorities have introduced a new law banning certain animals - among them tigers, elephants and zebras - from performing in circuses.
Serbia arrests seven men suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia.
Bassist Andy Fraser, who co-wrote Free's 1970 hit All Right Now and had been fighting cancer and Aids, dies in California aged 62.
A new iPad app is asking users to "tag" tigers in images gathered from the internet, to help researchers with counting and tracking the animals.
Mancini piles pressure on Pellegrini, Chelsea eye Real Madrid pair, Man Utd prepared to sell De Gea to get Bale, plus more.
Chancellor George Osborne should make the same commitment on Welsh funding as his Lib Dem Treasury colleague Danny Alexander, Wales' Finance Minister Jane Hutt says.
Serena Williams recovers from a poor start to beat Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.