British scientists are preparing for the world's biggest rat cull on a sub-Antarctic island.
A plane carrying Filipino government officials overshot the runway at Tacloban airport on Saturday, shortly after Pope Francis departed early due to an approaching storm.
A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out on a body found at an allotment by police investigating the suspected murder of a Cardiff woman.
More than £1 billion of new pensioner bonds have been sold in two days, making them the "fastest-selling retail financial product in British history", according to Chancellor George Osborne.
Roma join Mohamed Salah chase, Mario Balotelli has four months to save his Liverpool career, plus more.
British number one Heather Watson wins her second WTA title with victory over Madison Brengle at the Hobart International.
Britain's Kyle Edmund qualifies for a Grand Slam for the first time, but Liam Broady loses during Australian Open qualifying.
The Tories should be more worried about Labour's Ed Miliband than UKIP's Nigel Farage during the election campaign, former party chairman Lord Patten tells the BBC.
Railway level crossing closure plans could result in a "Berlin Wall through the middle of Suffolk", campaigners warn.
Companies profiting from falling oil prices should pass on the benefits by increasing workers' wages, Prime Minister David Cameron suggests.
Twenty-one people are confirmed dead, with one still missing, after a tugboat capsized on the Yangtze river in eastern China, state media report.
The number of drug seizures in prisons in England and Wales has significantly increased, figures from the Ministry of Justice show.
Around 2,000 people demonstrate outside a traditional coffee house in Vienna for ejecting a lesbian couple for kissing.
Security has been tightened across Europe, as Belgium joins France in deploying troops alongside police after a series of anti-terror raids.
India is one of the biggest oil importers, but is the low price of crude all good news for the country and its people?
The Paris attacks have raised the question of how immigrants deal with identity and a sense of belonging, says BBC social affairs reporter John McManus.
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Pope Francis will meet survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 7,000 in 2013, in Tacloban on the second day of his Philippines visit.
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