One of the holders of a stolen passport on the missing Malaysian airliner was a young Iranian, not believed to have terrorist links, Malaysian officials say.
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.
Co-op Group chief executive Euan Sutherland has offered his resignation, the BBC's Robert Peston learns
Children in the UK are eating far too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals, research suggests.
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.
A BBC study suggests there has been a big rise in the number of parents fined for taking their children out of school for holidays
Postal voting is marred by "real fraud" and should be drastically scaled back, a Conservative MP says, but ministers insist it will not be scrapped.
MPs are set to debate a controversial measure which would give the health secretary the power to impose the closure of local hospital services.
New Zealand is to hold a referendum on whether to change the 'post-colonial' national flag, Prime Minister John Key announces.
Even moderate drinking during the earliest months of pregnancy may be damaging, according to researchers in Leeds.
The UK government is to allocate up to £185m on three international science projects.
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.
Pop star Cheryl Cole confirms she is to rejoin ITV's The X Factor, along with the show's creator Simon Cowell, for an 11th series.
The US state of Colorado says it collected more than $2m in the first round of tax payments from newly legalised marijuana businesses.
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.
Championship club Charlton sack manager Chris Powell with the club bottom of the table and four points from safety.
Jump racing's showpiece Cheltenham Festival starts on Tuesday with more than 230,000 people expected to attend the four-day meeting.
Using the current Formula 1 points system, BBC Sport ranks drivers from 1950-2013 based on wins, poles, points and titles
GB's wheelchair curlers lose 13-4 to Finland at the Winter Paralympics as skiing is delayed because of fog.
Joe Root will miss the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh after fracturing his thumb in the last one-day international against West Indies.
Lending to small and medium firms is being analysed by the OFT on fears they may not be getting the best deal from their banking providers
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.
Changes to council tax benefits have weakened work incentives for "up to 225,000" people in England, MPs say.
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.
England is a nation divided into readers and watchers, a report on adult literacy says.
An anorexic teenager was prevented from returning to school because staff feared other girls would copy her, her mother claims.
Mt Gox, the troubled Japanese bitcoin exchange, wins bankruptcy protection to temporarily halt US legal action alleging fraud.
The first great white shark seen to cross the Atlantic may be pregnant, the head of the expedition tracking it says.