The partner of a mother-of-four who has been missing for six days appears in court charged with her murder.
British police are still investigating the death of Alexander Litvinenko and want to speak to two Russians suspected of his murder, an inquiry hears.
Two men appear in court charged with the murder of 18-year-old Nicola Payne, who went missing in Coventry in 1991.
Novelist Robert Harris calls on the BBC to give books more coverage "at a time when they're really fighting like crazy for a bit of space".
Four-time champion Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
A cat in Florida who was presumed dead after being run over appears five days later having somehow escaped its grave.
The astonishing success of technology giant Apple raises again the issue of where it pays its taxes.
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale rules out a move to Manchester United, saying he is "happy" at the Bernabeu.
New figures show the proportion of ambulances in Wales meeting the target response time for the most urgent calls are the worst on record.
Former pole vaulter Sergey Bubka will challenge fellow Olympic champion Sebastian Coe for the IAAF presidency.
The family of a man left paralysed after being arrested receive an apology from the police watchdog for the length of its investigation.
Property sales across the UK rose by 14% last year to 1.22 million, the highest number since 2007, official statistics show.
The Lord Chief Justice says he has "significant concerns" about budget cuts to the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service (NICTS).
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Experts are pinning their hopes on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to save the northern white rhino from extinction.
Bridesmaids co-stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy are to reunite in the all-female Ghostbusters sequel, its director Paul Feig confirms.
As Kell Brook describes being stabbed on holiday, Ben Dirs asks why so many boxers encounter trouble outside the ring.
New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tells his first cabinet meeting his country will not default on its bailout debts, but will negotiate with creditors.
An astrologer and faith healer was a "vulture" who preyed on people when they were at their most vulnerable, a court hears.
The blizzard which narrowly missed New York on Tuesday has instead dumped up to a metre of snow on New England in the US.