A 78-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by a BMW 3 series car on the Gallowgate in the east end of Glasgow.
A 37-year-old man is due in court later after being charged over an international investigation into the supply of 'skunk' cannabis to Northern Ireland.
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.
Members of the public are invited to help plant a new woodland in County Londonderry to mark the centenary of World War One.
Saudi Arabia evacuates its diplomats from Yemen as a Saudi-led coalition carries out a third night of air strikes.
Weapons, drugs and cash are seized following police raids on a bar and a home in Cardiff.
A restricted timetable is in place at the weekend on the Cardiff and valleys network.
The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.
Britain's Gemma Steel and Rhona Auckland finish inside the top 20 at the World Cross Country Championships in China.
BBC Africa's Piers Edwards considers whether the new work permit rules for foreign players in England is all bad news for Africa.
Nico Rosberg edges out Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in final practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.
In the wake of greater powers being devolved to Scotland, councils in England have been banding together to demand extra power for their local areas.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts, two of whom are due to spend a record 12 months there.
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.
Voting is to begin in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, to elect a new president.
Italy's highest court has acquitted American Amanda Knox, and her Italian former boyfriend Rafael Sollecito, of murdering the British student Merdith Kercher eight years ago.
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into the French Alps knew the region from gliding holidays, people who knew him say.