A high level group of scientists is to be recruited to provide independent advice to the European Commission, replacing the former role of the chief scientific advisor.
Macedonia's prime minister accepts the resignation of two ministers and his head of intelligence amid a scandal over alleged phone-tapping.
Carson Yeung, the former chairman of Birmingham City, loses an appeal against his conviction for money laundering.
A US firm is to extend its free mobile data, voice and text offering to the UK from July this year.
A man who cut his own hand off in a DIY accident involving a circular saw praises his neighbours for their help.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley wants Rangers' board to call an extraordinary meeting and repay his £5m loan.
Avon and Somerset Police ask another force to examine its handling of the investigation into whether the former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe had ordered the murder of a former lover.
Japanese car giants Toyota and Nissan are recalling a total of 6.5 million cars around the world to replace potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.
We all rely on electronic devices to remember factual information for us, so should students be allowed to use search engines in exams?
The Sunshine Ruby has become the world's most expensive coloured gemstone, selling for $30m (£19.1m) at auction.
More than 40 people have been killed and dozens injured in a gun attack on a bus carrying Shia Muslims in Karachi, reports say.
France's economy grew at its fastest rate in nearly two years in the three months to the end of March, official figures show.
The chief executive of the Co-operative Group blames past mismanagement of the organisation for the problems it has faced.
A man who cut off his own hand with a circular saw in a DIY accident regains the use of it after surgery.
The film about a letter to a folk singer from John Lennon which never arrived.
Former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier says Steven Gerrard will make a "great manager" when he retires from playing.
The annual Balmoral Show is expected to attract 90,000 people over three days starting on Wednesday.
Newport's social services department has experienced a "period of great turbulence" over the past year, a report says.
The social media giant is moving to make it even easier to access news articles.
Trading Standards warns more than 1,000 people from Northern Ireland that their names are on a so-called "suckers list" compiled by international fraudsters.