Vietnamese planes spot possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet - nearly two days after it disappeared with 239 people on board.
Tens of thousands of people across Ukraine hold rival pro-unity and pro-Russian rallies, as Moscow continues to strengthen its grip on Crimea.
Russia has made a "big miscalculation" in entering Crimea and could face "far-reaching" economic sanctions, Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic shock Man City for the second time in consecutive seasons to set up a semi-final with Arsenal.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg pledges to take on "stuffy parochialism", as he makes the case for membership of the EU in his conference speech.
A blood test can accurately predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to US researchers.
Iran's foreign minister tells the visiting EU foreign policy chief a nuclear deal could come in months but Catherine Ashton stresses there is no guarantee.
Scientists identify four new man-made gases that are contributing to the depletion of the ozone layer.
A suspected suicide bomber in Iraq kills at least 32 people at a security checkpoint in the mainly Shia city of Hilla, south of Baghdad.
Senior judge Lord Justice Fulford campaigned to support a paedophile group that tried to legalise sex with children, a newspaper claims.
The widow of a charity cyclist who was killed when his bike hit a pothole says she will sue a council over his death.
Tennis ace Andy Murray vows not to reveal his feelings on Scottish independence after abuse over a joke about England in the World Cup.
The UK government will spend an extra £45m on developing so-called "internet of things" technology, David Cameron has announced.
A metre-long fish that escaped from an aquatic centre during recent floods is recovered from a puddle at a local car wash.
London-based DJ and producer Route 94 has made his debut at number one in the UK chart with My Love.
Danny Care and Luther Burrell score first-half tries as England secure a first Triple Crown in 11 years with a 29-18 win over Wales.
England suffer a 27-run defeat by West Indies in the first of three Twenty20 internationals in Barbados.
England captain Stuart Broad will miss their two remaining Twenty20 matches in West Indies with a knee injury.
Great Britain's wheelchair curlers beat Sweden and South Korea in the round-robin phase at the Sochi Winter Paralympics.
While England's star seems on the rise, BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce wonders if a poor Six Nations hints at a deeper Wales malaise
The troubled Co-operative Group is set to award large pay rises and bonuses to its senior staff, it emerges.
Surat in the Indian state of Gujurat is known as the world's capital of diamond polishing, but fluctuating currencies are threatening business.
The government's plans to give free meals to all infant school pupils will happen on time, education minister David Laws says.
Ed Davey says Lib Dems want "a more balanced approach" on immigration ahead of European elections
Health charity warns some terminally ill patients suffer unnecessarily because of poor access to pain control at home.
Critically ill patients in Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital are put on an exercise bike to help speed up their recovery.
An alleged plot to oust some Birmingham head teachers and make their schools adhere to more Islamic principles is being investigated.
An anorexic teenager was prevented from returning to school because staff feared other girls would copy her, her mother claims.
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
LJ Rich tries a vest which measures the wearer’s heart rate and tennis racquet which analyses playing style.