A mammoth effort to list all known marine life shows many species had duplicate entries in previous databases.
A new four-person panel has been named in the inquiry into historical child sex abuse in England and Wales.
Plans for a new Europol unit to deal with jihadist content online are being presented to European ministers on Thursday.
Head coach Vern Cotter has made five changes to his Scotland starting line-up for Saturday's match against England.
Pop star Madonna calls Radio 1 "discriminatory and unfair" after it failed to playlist her latest single, Living For Love.
At least eight people are killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabab militants on a fortified government compound in the town of Baidoa, southern Somalia.
MPs take evidence from the BBC on the media and European scrutiny.
A security alert is under way in Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn.
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Edinburgh's five-star Balmoral Hotel is to serve Scotland's first cup of homegrown tea - from a plantation in Perthshire.
Former McLaren Formula 1 team boss Martin Whitmarsh joins Sir Ben Ainslie's team for an America's Cup sailing challenge.
The match commander at Hillsborough agrees he was "incompetent" and says his "mistakes" and "oversight" caused the deaths of 96 fans.
An inquiry into undercover policing and the operation of the Metropolitan Police's Special Demonstration Squad is being established by the home secretary.
Young football fans are banned from the lower tiers of Ipswich Town's ground after children were hit by "flying balls", the club says.
A woman was "dragged" under a Tube train at a south London Tube station during the morning rush hour, commuters say.
An Afghan artist has been forced into hiding after receiving death threats for dressing in a metal suit showing the female form.
A champion golfer who claimed £26,000 in benefits saying he was too ill to walk but played the sport regularly is jailed for six months years.
Sir Philip Green is has sold the department store chain BHS to an investment vehicle called Retail Acquisitions Ltd.
A new fossil discovery shows that a giant ancestor of modern lobsters used spiny 'limbs' on its head to sift food from the ocean.
An inquest into the deaths of four people killed in a crash in Powys is expected to open.