Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
Ukraine's defence ministry says six of its armoured vehicles have been seized by pro-Russian militants, amid mounting tension in eastern Ukraine.
Allegations that 20 Iraqis were murdered by British troops in 2004 were the result of a "conspiracy" to pervert the course of justice, the UK claims.
Seven people are injured in a five-vehicle crash that closed the M26 in both directions.
Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-operative Bank and ex-Methodist Church minister, is charged with three counts of drug possession.
A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.
The girlfriend of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was shot in quick succession, a forensics expert says, contradicting police ballistics testimony.
Ex-editor Andy Coulson reveals in court for the first time he did listen to private voicemail messages relating to former home secretary David Blunkett.
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.
A man is sentenced to 15 months in prison after admitting he breached the terms of his terror prevention measures.
A row breaks out over the ownership of a work of art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy after it was taken from a Bristol street.
The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a new study.
A fan apologises after hitting South Sydney's England forward Sam Burgess on the head with a stick at an NRL game.
Team Scotland have named their largest aquatics team in Commonwealth Games history for Glasgow 2014.
How Brian Lara's world record innings against England in Antigua unfolded - from those who witnessed it first hand
BBC Sport's Ben Edwards previews the 11th Chinese Grand Prix, running at the Shanghai International Circuit this Sunday.
UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
Wage increases have finally risen above the rate of inflation, after four years of falling living standards.
Senior Labour politician Ed Balls is being investigated by police after his car hit a parked vehicle.
Nigel Farage reacts to a complaint about how he has used his "general expenditure allowance" from the EU.
Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.
A teaching union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.
German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
The European Parliament has approved new legislation to stem the spread of invasive species such as "killer" shrimp or Japanese knotweed.