Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.
The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.
A former children's homes boss is found guilty of 26 charges of sexually abusing youngsters in Wrexham.
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
Former gangland enforcer "Mad" Frankie Fraser has died in hospital, aged 90
The UK's reviewer of terrorism laws raises concerns about plans to exclude people from the UK if they go abroad to fight with extremist groups, as a new counter-terror bill is published
Four men admit a burglary during which a university lecturer was savagely beaten at his south London home.
It would be "almost impossible" for internet firms to monitor all website postings for possible terrorist content, a former MI6 director says.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces plans to take action against landowners who pose a "barrier" to development.
The boss of Royal Mail is accused of "scaremongering" by the business secretary, after telling MPs that there is a threat to the universal service.
People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.
The Sun's former Whitehall editor is cleared of illegally paying a civil servant for information, including details of the March 2010 budget.
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.
An animal rights group in Switzerland has started a campaign to try to outlaw the eating of cats and dogs.
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.
One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.
Tackling the foe online is key for a modern counter-terrorist operation, says Gordon Corera, but there are concerns over free speech.
Jean-Claude Juncker has launched the European Commission's New Deal, and it will be judged by its success or failure.
Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene is to lay out her case to MPs.
Can internet firms effectively monitor terrorists?
BBC News looks at the aftermath of the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed black teenager Michael Brown.
Looking at the story behind an image by Carl Court of a student protest in London.
What went wrong with a cancer treatment that should have healed rather than harmed.
The shooting of Michael Brown led to widespread unrest and an upsurge of anger against the police.
A complaint from a seven-year-old girl prompts Tesco to remove a sign which referred to a superhero alarm clock as a "gift for a boy".