A group of 22 pilot whales rescued by conservationists in New Zealand on Wednesday die after stranding themselves for a second time.
Ten people are arrested as thousands of anti-capitalist activists marched through central London to protest against political oppression, police say.
A new malware targeting Apple products is affecting hundreds of thousands of users - mostly Chinese, says an online security firm.
An 18-year-old man is charged with possession of weapons, including five pipe bombs.
Universities are threatened with further industrial action over pay-docking, as a marking boycott gets under way.
Happiness nose dives as you hit middle age - but only if you live in affluent Western countries, latest research suggests.
Minor cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections and fillers are very safe when carried out by trained professionals, say researchers.
A protein found in sugar beet that is related to haemoglobin in human blood could be used as a blood substitute, say researchers in Sweden.
Space epic tests brain and stamina
The doctors choosing to test new vaccine for deadly virus
Australia rejects a claim that it offered to accommodate asylum seekers if they withdrew statements about a death at a detention facility.
A look at photographer Marco Garcia
Scientific names give new perspective to natural world
How East Germany secretly sold people it didn't want
Mark Mardell says mainstream politicians patronise the electorate at their peril.
Vladimir Putin is accused of a new type of hybrid warfare, in which propaganda and provocation take centre stage, says Bridget Kendall.
A Palestinian driver rams a car into pedestrians in East Jerusalem killing a policeman, the second such attack in the past two weeks.
How Stonehenge site became the world's largest military camp
Doctors across the UK are being told they have an ethical duty to prevent waste in the NHS.
Commuters in the north of England are using "decrepit" trains that would be unacceptable in London, Nick Clegg is to claim as he pushes for more investment.