Grey seals are compromising the recovery of cod stocks off the Scottish west coast, research has suggests.
Growth in permanent jobs in Scotland continued last month but at the slowest rate for almost two years, according to a report.
Only 10 of the 50 biggest employers in Scotland said they paid all staff working for them the Living Wage, according to a BBC investigation.
The chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman, urges governments to set clear targets to force low-carbon innovation.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England is ready for a legal battle over any new runways at Heathrow or Gatwick airports.
The chairman of construction equipment manufacturer JCB says he is in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.
The new Conservative government should make bringing down the deficit a priority, members of the Institute of Directors (IoD) have said.
Police are warning people about fake beauty products after substances such as rat droppings, human urine and arsenic were found in seized goods.
The prime minister is to renew his vow to boost NHS funding and create a "seven-day" health service in his first major post-election speech.
Demonstrators in Macedonia's capital Skopje vow to continue their protest until Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski resigns, amid corruption allegations.
The BBC's Stephen Sackur has been given rare access to report from inside Zimbabwe as its economy struggles.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy wins the Wells Fargo Championship by seven strokes to set a new tournament record.
Sinn Fein is to be represented at events during Prince Charles's visit to Ireland this week, president Gerry Adams says.
Barcelona's treble trophy bid is not only down to Messi or Suarez - here are 10 key factors which helped them win La Liga.
Ukraine's military says it has captured two Russian soldiers - reportedly members of elite special forces - fighting with rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Stuart Broad apologises to the ECB for missing a sponsor's event after a reported drinking session with ex-team-mate Matt Prior.
'Multiple fatalities' at shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, police say
The financial penalties of sport match-fixing
The a capella comedy, starring Rebel Wilson, beats Mad Max reboot Fury Road to the US box office top spot.
Watch Leeds Rhinos prop forward Jamie Peacock test the new in-game microphone during the Challenge Cup sixth-round win over Huddersfield Giants.