The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.
George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman says.
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.
An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say.
The International Monetary Fund expresses confidence in its leader Christine Lagarde, despite her being formally investigated for negligence in France.
The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system is likely to have run out, police say.
The Ukraine crisis is "slipping out of control", Germany's foreign minister warns as EU leaders prepare to discuss new sanctions against Russia.
Rescue workers in Nicaragua are trying to reach at least 24 workers trapped by a cave-in at a gold mine in the north of the country.
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.
Labour MP Jim Murphy suspends his Scotland-wide tour ahead of the independence referendum, citing "co-ordinated abuse" from "Yes" voters.
A search for a 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea off Anglesey has been called off overnight due to the darkness.
Ten people are jailed after attempting to smuggle millions of pounds worth of cocaine in crates of bananas and pineapples.
The discovery of new unpublished chapters reveals author Roald Dahl planned to include more children in his classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory but dropped them from the final version.
Waves as high as 20ft (6m) in southern California have damaged waterfront homes, knocked out pier pilings and attracted scores of surfers.
Watch as Michael Eilberg and Half Moon Delphi impress the crowd at the World Equestrian Games with a freestyle dressage routine sound tracked by Shakira.
Presenter Matthew Amroliwala is leaving the BBC's News Channel after 16 years to work at BBC World.
Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.
William Close is the inventor of the 'Earth Harp', a musical instrument which makes use of the architecture around it to create its sound.
Helicopters are being used to help restore peat bogs on moorland in West Yorkshire.
An extremely rare Galapagos tortoise thought to be 100 years old has been given a new home at a zoo in Ohio.
Most papers focus on the prime minister's warnings that the threat from terrorists is currently than at any point in history.
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.
Sri Lanka is to rebuild the replica bridge destroyed in an iconic scene from the film Bridge on the River Kwai, as part of a tourism drive.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is to join AC Milan on a two-year loan deal, subject to agreeing personal terms.
Everton play Lille and Wolfsburg, Tottenham face Besiktas, and Celtic take on Salzburg in the Europa League group stages.
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secure their first freestyle dressage world title for Great Britain in Caen.
Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.
Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.
Banks and card companies will reopen 2.5 million PPI mis-selling complaints amid claims of underpayment and rejection of compensation.
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6000 jobs, nearly a third of its staff, as part of a recovery plan following the loss of two planes this year.