The Australian government says it is trying to confirm reports that the most senior Australian member of Islamic State has been killed in Syria.
Migrants who risk everything to try to get to Europe
A London skatepark is awarded Grade II listing, becoming the first of its kind to be listed in Europe.
US envoy Samantha Power praises efforts to tackle Ebola in Liberia in West Africa, and urges international donors to continue to help.
Life on the island disappearing into the sea
How consumerism went wrong
Is it really possible to get in shape by just doing the chores
The children beaten, starved and forced to work on Swiss farms
The government is to undertake a public consultation into whether the reporting of child abuse by regulated bodies should be made mandatory.
An unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded during its launch from the US state of Virginia.
Most councils in England and Wales fail to ensure home care workers are paid the national minimum wage, figures obtained by Unison suggest.
The Wellcome Trust is giving £1.3m to fund the creation of six new science and technology galleries at the National Museum of Scotland.
The House of Lords is to have a full debate on the powers of the Scottish parliament following the referendum "No" vote.
Millions of UK families struggle to meet the extra costs of a state education, suggests research carried out by young people.
About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis.
The NHS needs to get better at highlighting the dangers of screening for diseases such cancer, an influential group of MPs says.
More needs to be done to stop inmates reoffending at a Lancashire prison, a report finds.
More than 5,000 police officers in England and Wales plan to leave the service in the next two years, a Police Federation online survey suggests.
An app launched by Samaritans notifies Twitter users if people they follow seem to be distressed.
The Home Office is facing a fresh backlog of asylum cases on top of 30,000 unresolved applications dating back to 2007, MPs warn.