A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as negotiators admit "big gaps" remain.
Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".
Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.
Home Secretary Theresa May tells Desert Island Discs she felt "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant.
The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is an attempt to start a religious war, an adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta tells the BBC.
Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.
The QEII Conference Centre and the Civil Service Club are among four London landmarks that Labour says could be sold off to reduce the deficit.
It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.
The consular service provided by the UK Foreign Office sometimes falls short of what the public "can legitimately expect", a report by MPs says.
Tunisians vote in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.
A woman in the US State of Missouri has had a lucky escape following a dramatic car chase in Kansas City.
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.
Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.
A four-wheeled bike being showcased at the UK Investment Summit is being developed in Swansea with the inventor hoping it will be a "global force"
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.
Who is the man who is walking through the streets of Philadelphia dressed up like Jesus?
A group of bystanders lifts a car out of the way after it blocks the way of a tram.
Concerns over pressures on hospital casualty departments and ambulance services trouble some papers, while others have their eye on proposals for tax cuts.
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
President Obama's immigration speech was a long-awaited moments for the United States' large Hispanic community. But it's what comes next that will matter most.
Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the election.
The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.
Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
More than 800 cats go on show at Birmingham's NEC in what is billed as the feline equivalent of Crufts.