The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened
TV duo Ant and Dec are to host the 2015 Brit awards, 14 years since the last time they presented the ceremony.
England's strange and ancient Halloween alternatives
Child sexual exploitation has become a "social norm" within some areas of Greater Manchester, according to the author of a report ordered after the Rochdale grooming case.
UK graduates who went to private schools earn thousands of pounds more, on average, than those who were state-educated, research finds.
The NHS in Scotland is finding it "increasingly difficult to cope", according to the public spending watchdog.
Ongoing conflict in South Sudan is taking a heavy toll. BBC News looks at some of the numbers behind the crisis
There are "significant gaps" in raising standards in schools in England, a report by spending watchdog the National Audit Office says.
The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.
Labour's UK leader Ed Miliband will attend a gala dinner in Glasgow as the process of finding a new Scottish leader continues.
A massive international study has started to unpick the "fine details" of why some people develop autism, say researchers.
A UK national sperm bank - charged with reversing a growing shortage of sperm - starts work in Birmingham.
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say.
Television news ethics come under fire in Jake Gyllenhaal's latest film, Nightcrawler.
Is eating sage better for your alertness than coffee?
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers
Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads
This year's mid-term elections are set to become the most expensive in US history. Where is this money coming from and what is it doing to campaigns, candidates and the political process?
The government's strategy on illegal drugs, tax pledges and care for the elderly are among the stories on the front pages.