Colombia's President Santos suspends bombing raids against Farc rebels for a month to support continuing peace talks between the two sides.
The rise in Muslim prisoners in England and Wales has been far greater than the Muslim population increase. The BBC's Danny Shaw looks at possible explanations.
Publisher's Mother's Day campaign fails - or does it?
Award-winning photos on the theme of scarcity and waste
The couples who were given the wrong babies
Former soldier's struggle with early onset Alzheimer's
The skills minister says apprenticeships can take participants "as far as they want to go", despite the "out-dated" attitudes of many parents and teachers.
A woman on a mission to save every pig in Italy
Children in care 'get a raw deal' and the government is not doing enough to help them, MPs have said in a report.
How do you unpack the world's largest ship?
When people in their 50s stay on in the workforce, it creates more, not fewer, jobs for younger people - according to a government-backed report.
MPs are expected to approve the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes later.
The UK's top financial regulator is urged to review a compensation scheme it set up for small firms who were victims of mis-selling by banks.
Emergency plan to help teach Syria’s refugees
Argentine officials are investigating the helicopter collision that killed eight French nationals, including sports stars, and both Argentine pilots.
Inflation targeting is now 25 years old, and while there are challenges to central banks' 'inflation targeting consensus', so far it has survived.
An experimental cancer drug has been fast-tracked to NHS patients under a new government scheme in England.
On this day a century ago nearly 200 crew died in a World War One maritime disaster off the coast of Galloway.
The future of the huge coal-fired power station at Longannet in Fife will come under scrutiny at Holyrood later.
In March 1998, Adem Jashari, leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army, was killed by Serb police along with 50 members of his extended family.