Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says his players are champing at the bit to be involved in the friendly against England.
Alex Salmond is to donate the annual pension he will receive after stepping down as Scottish first minister to good causes.
Ofcom is to investigate EastEnders over a storyline in which Queen Vic landlady Linda Carter was raped, prompting a flurry of complaints.
The Pope announces plans for his first trip to the US next September, when he is expected to travel to Philadelphia, New York and Washington.
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering the missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is released without charge.
The father of a Cardiff man says it is not his son in an Islamic State video showing the beheading of Syrian soldiers.
A hospital in the midst of a "major incident" is cancelling 10 times as many non-emergency operations as normal as a result, the BBC learns.
High-resolution pictures have now been released of the Philae probe around the time of landing on Comet 67P last Wednesday.
The estranged husband of former DJ Suzie McGuire faces jail after being convicted of assaulting her.
UKIP's Tim Aker and Labour's Vernon Coaker debate policies after the challenges between their party leaders.
Big Bang tops Dr Who in fan-created kit clash
A man who drove his girlfriend's car on to the Brands Hatch circuit during a race is jailed for eight months.
Police span a "web of lies" that led to a "vitriolic" campaign of "plebgate" stories against ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell, the High Court has heard.
The governor of the Bank of England says bankers' overall pay packages - not just bonuses - should be at risk in the event of wrongdoing.
A World Health Organization report reveals drowning is one of the top 10 killers of children across the world.
Images of the National Poultry Show
Police say they have intelligence that known English football hooligans are planning to travel to Glasgow for the Scotland v England friendly.
The families of two men who died after kidney transplants allegedly infected with a parasitic worm say they hope it will not deter others from giving or receiving organs.
A court in Northern Ireland has been told that MI5 secretly recorded a group of men as they planned attacks on police officers and judges.
A surgeon from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US has died, a Nebraska hospital announces.