A driver accused of deliberately crashing his car on a motorway to kill his wife, "imploded" into trees, witnesses tell a court.
Saudi Arabia's air operation against Yemen's Houthi rebels is ending its first week with no let-up - but what are the Saudis hoping to achieve, asks Frank Gardner
Schools who ask parents to pay for A-level and GCSE exam appeals risk discriminating against poorer pupils, says a teachers' union.
A builder admits murdering a property developer and his wife as they slept, in a jealous revenge attack.
Law student Erol Incedal has been jailed for 42 months for possessing a bomb-making manual after earlier being cleared of plotting a terror attack.
Some of India's richest businessmen have appointed their wives as company directors to comply with a new law.
President Barack Obama has ordered the creation of a programme that would allow the US government to sanction foreign hackers.
Islamic State militants enter the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in the Syrian capital, seizing control of large areas, reports say.
A government ban on inmates with a history of absconding from being transferred to open prisons is declared unlawful by High Court judges.
New photos have emerged of Captain Scott and his expedition to the South Pole, in the course of which he died.
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is undergoing tests in hospital after being found unconscious at home, but said to be awake and in good spirits.
Northampton wing George North will miss Saturday's European Champions Cup game with Clermont because of a head injury.
At least 35 workers have been killed by a blast at a diary factory in Yemen, medics say, as Saudi-led air strikes continue against Houthi rebels.
A Mafia boss who faced extradition to serve a prison sentence in Italy has had his sentence dropped after Italian authorities said it had expired.
Google announces that a range of computer-on-a-sticks and laptops costing as low as $149 (£101) are joining its range of Chrome OS devices.
Parents and teachers are not telling police about children who may try to join Islamic State (IS) for fear of criminalising them, a former senior prosecutor says.
A couple from Scunthorpe wins £1m on the EuroMillions lottery for a second time, Camelot confirms.
Newspapers in the UK have published a variety of far-fetched stories that turned out to be April Fool's Day jokes.
A mother is accused of being not "entirely truthful" when giving evidence at her father's trial for the murder of his granddaughter.
With 1 April coming just two days after campaigning officially got under way, we round up the inevitable election-related jokes.