Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office".
A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.
A man dies in hospital after he was shot in a west Belfast alleyway 30 minutes after a serious brawl broke out in a nearby street.
The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says.
A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.
Companies which cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety" with marketing calls and text messages could be fined up to £500,000, ministers say.
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.
A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.
Coventry is to become the first UK city for years to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.
A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.
A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.
The delicate operation to remove a crossbow bolt from a dog's head "took just one minute", the RSPCA says.
England narrowly hold on for victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane.
Manchester City's title ambitions suffer a setback as Diafra Sakho scores to help earn West Ham earn a 2-1 victory.
Ted Bishop, former president of the PGA of America, has apologised after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp says the club have "moved on" from the row provoked by his criticism of Adel Taarabt.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says both Marussia and Caterham will miss next weekend's US Grand Prix.
Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.