Two cool summers in a row have now allowed the pack ice in the Arctic to increase and then hold on to a good deal of its volume.
A bull branded gay that was saved from slaughter thanks to the help of Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon arrives at his new Norfolk home.
Three prisoners who escaped from the US island prison Alcatraz in 1962 may have made it to land alive, a new study suggests.
Concern has been growing in Australian over the effect on domestic security of Australian nationals fighting with Islamist militant groups in Iraq and Syria. The BBC looks at how events have developed.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin is due to be questioned by MPs about why the UK's national air traffic control centre went down last week.
The government's cap on benefits is providing an incentive for people who are affected to find work, new research suggests.
Top alpine skier Charlie Guest hopes to be fit for the World Championships in February despite breaking her back last month.
Scotland's economy appears to be "growing but slowing", according to Bank of Scotland chief economist Donald MacRae.
The UK has taken new measures to tackle people trafficking, but a global effort is needed, and churches will be key, says Caroline Wyatt.
Should ministers be able to ban British citizens from coming home, asks Dominic Casciani?
Provincial Russians face hardship - but Putin escapes blame
The hidden lives of full-time carers
How the Taliban turns children into suicide bombers
Who's pouring millions of dollars into a failed state?
Who is most at risk of being murdered?
Telling learning-disabled about violence, without words
Lots of news about the Labour Party in Monday's press, including a call for former PM Tony Blair to be quizzed over the torture row, and Ed Miliband's plans to stop foreigners 'undercutting' British workers' pay.
Bitter regrets in one of the world's cosmetic surgery capitals
Is it possible to improve the umbrella?
Why is the popularity of space-based video games rocketing?