The 2015 general election campaign officially begins on Friday, meaning candidates' spending will be subject to strict rules and limits.
Detectives are investigating three alleged murders at locations including military establishments as part of a child abuse inquiry, police say.
A painting by Sir Winston Churchill sells for almost £1.8m at auction, almost double the previous record for one of his artworks.
MPs hear evidence on the failure of air traffic management systems.
England and Wasps lock Joe Launchbury is to undergo surgery on a neck injury and will miss the 2015 Six Nations.
Hundreds of federal security forces are on patrol in the western Mexican town of La Ruana after a deadly shootout between rival vigilante groups.
A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, which left 165 people dead. is granted bail by a court in Pakistan.
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Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel left "devastated" as plans for his messaging app are leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.
Kevin Pietersen scores 66 from 46 balls but Melbourne are beaten by Adelaide in the Australian T20 Big Bash.
An airline passenger who was calmed down by Boris Johnson on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Heathrow admits assault and being drunk on an aircraft.
Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is to be tried on charges of inciting racial hatred against Moroccans in a speech, the authorities say.
The more things seem to change at a Fifa in turmoil, the more things really stay the same, writes BBC sports editor Dan Roan.
A new domestic abuse offence for coercive and controlling behaviour within relationships in England and Wales is announced by the home secretary.
There is still time for England to replace Alastair Cook as captain for the World Cup, says ex-skipper Nasser Hussain.
The time people can be put on police bail could be limited to 28 days, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces.
Two turkeys that were the subject of a radio vote criticised by animal lovers including Queen guitarist Brian May are saved from slaughter.
The Michael family is dropped from Gogglebox because the dad is standing as UKIP candidate.
The UK cannot block non-EU family members coming to the county from Europe without a travel permit, European judges say.
A man is left critically injured after he was attacked in a takeaway in Portrush, County Antrim.