Six football officials are arrested on corruption charges at governing body Fifa, as Swiss prosecutors launch a criminal case into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.
An EU referendum, tax cuts for low-earners and an extension of Right to Buy are to be promised in the first all-Conservative Queen's Speech since 1996.
A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.
Voters in the UK's EU referendum will be asked to choose Yes if they want to remain in the union or No to leave, the BBC understands.
The EU is to announce details of controversial plans to relocate thousands of migrants who have reached Europe from Africa and the Middle East.
A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.
Four militants who attacked a guesthouse in Kabul's diplomatic quarter die after a gun battle lasting at least six hours, police say.
Northern Ireland's controversial Welfare Reform Bill has failed to pass at Stormont after failing to win the support of nationalist parties.
Tourism operators in earthquake-hit Nepal seek guidance from international experts on which areas can be declared safe for trekking and mountaineering.
A US court rules President Barack Obama's plans to protect almost five million illegal immigrants from deportation must stay on hold.
The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.
Chinese police take 175 people into custody and recover stolen artefacts worth more than 500m yuan ($80m; £52m), calling it the biggest operation of its kind.
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
Wednesday's newspapers look forward to what will be in the Queen's Speech, and there is annoyance in some quarters that the Human Rights Act repeal is not expected to feature.
Repercussions of the war in Iraq will be felt not just there but globally for many years to come, says Nick Bryant.
The death of Jeffrey Spector reignites the debate about assisted dying in the UK.
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Later this week Google will hand over control of its Play store's Android app ratings to a third-party.
A "hideous" statue of Mr Potato Head which was banished from a Derbyshire town in the early 2000s is set to return.
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.
Six Fifa officials including vice-president Jeffrey Webb are held in dawn raids at a Zurich hotel ahead of Friday's presidential election.
Usain Bolt wins his first race of the year in Europe, but fails to break 20 seconds in the 200m at the Golden Spike meet.
Wales centre Jonathan Davies is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury.
Top seed Serena Williams moves into round two of the French Open but last year's semi-finalist Eugenie Bouchard is beaten.
BBC Sport has shortlisted the best 10 FA Cup final goals of the last 50 years ahead of a vote. Watch them all here.
Banknote printer De La Rue sees its shares lose 10% after reporting a fall in profits and a cut in the payout to shareholders.
The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.
MSPs are to vote on the Assisted Suicide Scotland bill following a debate in the Scottish Parliament.
A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England is expected to be announced in the Queen's Speech.
Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater risk of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests.