The English FA and Scottish Cup finals on Saturday will see Arsenal face Aston Villa and Falkirk play Inverness CT.
Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president after his rival withdraws following the first round of a vote overshadowed by corruption allegations.
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.
Three free online programmes, aimed at helping sixth-formers bridge the gap between school and university, are due to launch this summer.
Rory McIlroy is unable to undo the damage of his opening 80 as a 71 leads to his third straight Irish Open missed cut.
A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".
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A security officer is convicted of smuggling a camera into a high-security psychiatric hospital to try to sell photos of serial killer Ian Brady.
Everest Sherpas say they are witnessing potentially dangerous changes in the landscape after Nepal's 7.8-magnitude earthquake and aftershocks.
Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway went to migrant camps on Malaysia's border, where traffickers abused and killed Rohingya Muslims.
The two co-champions of Thursday night's annual Scripps National Spelling Bee are sharing a trophy, marking the second year in a row the contest ended in a tie.
A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.
A "perverted" man is jailed for 22 years for abusing a boy he groomed for sex in the 1970s.
A driver allegedly told to transport up to £180,000 worth of cocaine was so inept he forgot where he was supposed to be going, a court has been told.
Tata Steel workers across the UK vote by almost 9-1 to go on strike in a row over pensions in the first national strike in the steel industry for 30 years.
A man is detained in a mental health unit after setting a series of fires across Oxfordshire.
The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.
Teenager Kazi Islam is sentenced to eight years in a young offenders' institution for grooming a young man with learning difficulties to kill a UK soldier.
Turkish prosecutors launch an investigation after a newspaper releases footage it says proves the security services sent arms to Syrian rebels.
There are no black or ethnic minority members of staff in senior positions in the Lords, an FOI request reveals.