Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC has learned.
A man has been detained by police after an incident in Edinburgh which led to part of the city centre being cordoned off.
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claimed.
Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.
At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says.
Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.
British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held captive by Islamic State militants, is shown reading a message in a new propaganda video published online.
Ukrainian voters are going to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.
Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.
An IT problem at Heathrow airport causes baggage handling problems, with some passengers reporting "huge delays".
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.
Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.
A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.
Coventry is to become the first UK city for years to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.
A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.
After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is a good song for people to listen to if they feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.
Real Madrid take the Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.
Four tries from Wales wing George North see Northampton end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season with a big Champions Cup win.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the damage of a defeat at West Ham to his side's league title defence.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he will not change his side's approach as the Premier League leaders go to Old Trafford.
BBC Sport pundits Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield and Robbie Hunter-Paul analyse England's start to the Four Nations.
Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.