UK mortgage approvals rose to their highest level for 14 months in April, figures show, but analysts do not expect this to lead to runaway house prices.
The parents of a missing 13-year-old girl who has been missing for nearly three days have pleaded with her to get in touch.
An SAS reservist did not think soaring temperatures would affect a military exercise in the Brecon Beacons in which three soldiers died, an inquest hears.
A woman who lost a sexual discrimination case against her former employer is to appeal against the jury's verdict despite facing legal costs as a result.
The parents of a missing 13-year-old girl who has not been seen since Saturday make a plea for her to get in touch.
Peru's Shining Path Maoist rebel group is designated a "significant foreign narcotics trafficker" by the US Treasury.
Fifa says it paid $10m (£6.5m) to a Caribbean football body led by Jack Warner, who is charged by the US with corruption, at South Africa's request.
An oil painting of a French barmaid, considered one of the defining images of French impressionism, is to be sold at auction later this month.
Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne will play Newt Scamander in Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Warner Bros confirms.
The major energy suppliers in the UK are facing pressure from the new government over their prices.
A Welsh Labour minister calls for the party to adopt a federal structure following its general election defeat.
Severino Seeger, the newly-crowned winner of a German television singing contest, appears in court and admits defrauding pensioners.
Serbian ex-intelligence officers plead not guilty to the 1999 murder of newspaper editor Slavko Curuvija, a critic of ex-leader Slobodan Milosevic.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter's top lieutenant Jerome Valcke denies allegations that he made key payments in a bribery scandal engulfing world football.
A group of scientists and economists is calling for the equivalent of the Apollo Space programme to produce cheap, clean energy.
The death of a UK Royal Navy sailor during an operation in the Seychelles is being investigated by police.
Politicians from all parties have been paying tribute to former Liberal Democrat Party leader Charles Kennedy, who has died aged 55.
The life and times of the former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy, who has died age of 55.
Kilmarnock keeper Craig Samson is called into Scotland's squad for their double header after Dundee's Scott Bain pulls out.
Police and prosecutors need to change they way they handle rape complaints after a report says there is an "overwhelming burden" on officers.