The government is being urged to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs, but what are they and where does the law stand on them?
The outcry over the threat to the ruins at Palmyra does not trivialise human suffering in Syria - it points to the importance of sites as symbols of a united past, writes Dr David Roberts.
A rise in visitors to Grayson Perry's Essex dream house forces neighbours to put up a home-made road sign.
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie would take the England head coach job if it is offered by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
A train company apologises after passengers were told a track delay was because someone "couldn't be bothered to live anymore".
Scottish Labour MSP Ken Macintosh says the "party machine" is bullying his supporters in an attempt to avoid a leadership contest.
An 80-year-old man is killed in a car crash in County Down.
A memorial service is being held in Edinburgh to commemorate the deaths of more than 200 people in Britain's worst rail disaster.
A jet-powered bike will attempt to reach speeds of 400mph on a Carmarthenshire beach in a bid to break the British two-wheeled land speed record.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel pips the Mercedes drivers in final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix, after Lewis Hamilton had dominated.
A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.
A 20-year-old pedestrian is seriously injured after being knocked down by a car in Paisley.
Iraqi forces and Shia militias move to engage Islamic State militants east of Ramadi, which they lost on Sunday, witnesses and officials say.
An American woman, said to be the oldest person in the world, is celebrating her 116th birthday on Saturday.
Interior design students at a Leicester university create a series of doghouses as part of a 'Barkitechture' project.
Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.
A girl who lost her hair through alopecia gets a "huge confidence boost" by winning a modelling contract in a competition.
A man is killed as he hit by a number of vehicles near Popham motorway services in Hampshire.
Alistair Carmichael will not face any party disciplinary proceedings over the leak of a memo before the general election, the Lib Dems say.
Team v individual? Volley? Set-piece v open play? Passing move? Celebrations? Just what is required to make the perfect goal?