For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.
A man who killed a minicab dispatcher in a "ferocious" attack in a row over a woman in east London is jailed for 28 years.
A "full file" of further allegations against entertainer Rolf Harris is being considered by prosecutors, the BBC understands.
Telsa Motors, the US company which makes electric cars, has unveiled a new battery it says can power homes using solar panels.
Jonathan Trott should be replaced as an England opener after another duck, says Geoffrey Boycott.
Children are arriving at school unable to speak properly because parents are not playing and talking to them enough, Labour's Tristram Hunt has said.
The Nigerian military is expected to hand over nearly 300 people rescued from Boko Haram camps, so they can receive treatment and see their families.
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Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.
The UK Independence Party suspends a parliamentary candidate over a Jewish slur sent to the Labour candidate from his Twitter account.
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Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.
Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is found guilty of assaulting two teenage boys in a north London shop.
A London head teacher had written to parents warning them of a looming "financial crisis" in secondary schools in England.
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.
Ten years ago, Lionel Messi scored the first of his 403 goals for Barcelona. BBC Sport looks back at his goal-den decade.
A chef frightened staff at a chip shop in County Kerry by squirting tomato ketchup, a court is told.
Evans Cycles has been sold in a deal thought to value the retailer at about £100m.
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".