The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has been doubled, while China deploys satellites to assist the search.
A meeting with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine will not happen until Moscow engages with US proposals on the crisis, the US secretary of state says.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is to be quizzed by MPs over claims some of the bank's officials knew about alleged foreign exchange rate fixing.
Postal voting is marred by "real fraud" and should be drastically scaled back, a Conservative MP says, but ministers say it will not be scrapped.
Four new woodlands are set to be created across the UK as part of a Woodland Trust project to commemorate the centenary of World War One.
Children in the UK are eating far too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals, research suggests.
There are significant variations across England and Wales in the way police and prosecutors deal with cases of domestic violence, figures show.
The US state of Colorado says it collected more than $2m in the first round of tax payments from newly legalized marijuana businesses.
Mt Gox, the troubled Japanese bitcoin exchange, wins bankruptcy protection to temporarily halt US legal action alleging fraud.
The UK government is to allocate up to £185m on three international science projects.
England is a nation divided into readers and watchers, a report on adult literacy says.
New Zealand is to hold a referendum on whether to change the 'post-colonial' national flag, Prime Minister John Key announces.
Pop star Cheryl Cole confirms she is to rejoin ITV's The X Factor, along with the show's creator Simon Cowell, for a 12th series.
Elephants are able to work out ethnicity, gender and age from the sound of a human voice, according to a study.
Some papers lead on the claims made in court about former Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans, while the Sun says Cheryl Cole is returning to ITV's X Factor.
Joe Root will miss the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh after fracturing his thumb in the last one-day international against West Indies.
Andy Murray survives a scare to beat Czech youngster Jiri Vesely in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
England coach Stuart Lancaster is likely to name an unchanged team for the decisive Six Nations meeting with Italy on Saturday.
Jump racing's showpiece Cheltenham Festival starts on Tuesday with more than 230,000 people expected to attend the four-day meeting.
Visually impaired Winter Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans needed counselling to stay on track for gold.
The UK's winter floods have given the jobs market an 'unexpected boost', says recruitment firm Manpower.
As the British Chambers of Commerce predicts a growth in the economy this summer, the BBC's George Alagiah reports from West Lothian, Scotland, on the differing fortunes of the local community.
A Royal Air Force reconnaissance aircraft will fly missions to Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence says.
Young people need to be encouraged to keep greyhound racing going, says a Labour MP who owns seven dogs.
The NHS has lost nearly 4,000 senior nursing posts since 2010, putting patient care at risk, warns the Royal College of Nursing.
A robotic companion is helping children with autism learn and develop communication skills.
Children in Edinburgh may get a far shorter Christmas break in 2016 and 2017, according to the council's plan for school holidays.
An anorexic teenager was prevented from returning to school because staff feared other girls would copy her, her mother claims.
E-commerce giant eBay cuts the total compensation of its chief executive, John Donahoe, by more than half.
The first great white shark seen to cross the Atlantic may be pregnant, the head of the expedition tracking it says.