The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say.
Ex-prime minister Sir John Major is to claim that a Labour government backed by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".
The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.
Labour would launch an emergency recruitment drive to get 1,000 more nurses into training this year if they win the election, Ed Miliband will say.
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.
The round-the-world, fuel-free aeroplane, Solar Impulse, head to Nanjing to prepare for an epic Pacific crossing.
The BBC should be 'cut back to the bone' and the licence fee reduced by two thirds, according to UKIP leader Nigel Farage.
A student dies after taking suspected diet pills bought online, police reveal.
The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.
Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.
A Christian health worker claims the NHS made her look "a bit crazy" by disciplining her for allegedly trying to convert a Muslim colleague.
Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making a threat to kill.
Tuesday's press carries warnings about vitamin and diet pills, as well as further thoughts on the role of the SNP in national politics.
The missile deal between Russia and Iran may mark a renewed effort by Moscow to bolster its profile in the Middle East, says Jonathan Marcus.
Clinton Cash alleges that Hillary Clinton granted favours to foreign interests. Is there substance behind what the New York Times calls the "most anticipated" book of the campaign so far?
BBC Trending presents: an idiot's guide to the Yemen conflict
A summary of all seven main party montages in less than two minutes
Fans of the Loch Ness Monster are being offered a chance to explore its "habitat" using Google Street View.
A lamb with five legs is born at a farm in mid Wales.
Adil Rashid should make his Test debut for England in the second match of the series in West Indies, says Michael Vaughan.
Stuart Bingham holds off a gutsy challenge from Robbie Williams to earn a place in the second round of the World Championship.
A relaxed Lewis Hamilton remains dominant but Kimi Raikkonen & McLaren have upped their games, says the BBC's David Coulthard.
Former Liverpool players, an ex-manager, pundits and fans discuss boss Brendan Rodgers' future after another trophyless season.
York, the lowest-ranked team in the competition, will travel to St Helens in the sixth round of the Challenge Cup.
The Greek government asks public sector bodies to hand over any reserve cash to help it meet a payment due to the International Monetary Fund.
The cost of UK car insurance will rise over the rest of the year, according to the AA, despite a fall in the first quarter of 2015.
David Cameron has described the boat disaster in the Mediterranean as a "dark day" and called for a "comprehensive" approach to the problem.
Actor Christopher Eccleston joins politicians and celebrities urging people to sign up to vote ahead of the midnight deadline to register.
A mindfulness-based therapy could provide a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a study in the Lancet says.
Two common drugs - one for treating athlete's foot and another for alleviating eczema - might be useful therapies for multiple sclerosis, scientists believe.