A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.
Man charged with drug offences after batch of ecstasy feared responsible for deaths of three men in Suffolk
Tom Brook reports on the influence of gay TV characters in US shows exported worldwide and the possible backlash effect it may have in some societies.
Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.
Man City eye Benteke, Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy, Raheem Sterling agrees new Liverpool deal, plus more.
Rescuers in New Zealand call off their search for three climbers missing presumed dead on Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki.
Yeovil boss Gary Johnson tells his players not to be star-struck against Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday.
North Korea calls new sanctions imposed by the US in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures hostile and repressive.
The search for the main wreckage of AirAsia QZ8501 in the Java Sea enters a second week, with weather still frustrating operations.
The search for eight crew believed to have been on a cargo ship which overturned off the north of Scotland is set to resume on Sunday morning.
Buckingham Palace "emphatically" denies Prince Andrew had sexual contact with a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him.
Retired workers could be given to right to sell their pensions to the highest bidder, Liberal Democrat minister Steve Webb suggests.
Most of the crew of a car transporter ship, which ran aground in the Solent, have been taken to safety, eyewitness Andy Merrill described the scene.
The NHS in England will be left "unrecognisable" if the Conservatives win a majority at the general election in May, says a Labour Party campaign.
A seven-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in the US state of Kentucky and walked barefoot to find help has been praised for her courage.
The comedy characters taking social media by storm
The Lord of the Rings' location scout and other notable deaths
NHS staff in Scotland have suffered more than 35,000 injuries at work over the past three years, according to new figures.
A car transporter ship has run aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight, and its crew are being rescued from the sea, says the RNLI.
In praise of onions - the world's most widely eaten vegetable