The deputy prime minister calls for the parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King to be freed from custody and reunited with their son.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate focus on jobs, just a few weeks ahead of the vote on the nation's future.
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.
A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
A teenager seriously injured when he was knocked off his bike a year ago has recovered enough to go home.
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
The owners of Sprig the springer spaniel, who went missing more than a week ago and was found on a cliff ledge, have now been reunited with him.
Will Ferrell has a playful jibe at Andy Murray's fashion sense during the US Open in New York
A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.
A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum pottery collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.
Plans have been unveiled for one of the South West's biggest solar farms on the Somerset Levels.
BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.
Among the stories fascinating Tuesday's press are whether British forces will engage jihadists in Iraq, and the mass hacking of celebrities' iCloud accounts.
A World War One warhorse is awarded an "animal Victoria Cross" to mark the contribution of all animals that served with British forces.
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
Andy Murray says he is close to playing his best tennis after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the US Open quarter-finals.
Radamel Falcao's loan move to Manchester United was the major deadline day signing as summer spending hits a record £835m.
European captain Paul McGinley says personal feelings will "go out of the window" when he chooses his Ryder Cup team.
Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
Watford name former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia as their new head coach following the resignation of Beppe Sannino.
The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market