The Conservative leadership is "running scared" of its backbenchers on the issue of Europe, former Tory cabinet minister Lord Howe says.
Imran Khan, the leader of Pakistan's PTI party, is blaming one of his political rivals for the killing of PTI official Zahra Shadid Hussain.
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest wins the Eurovision Song Contest, with the UK's Bonnie Tyler finishing 19th out of 26 countries.
The outgoing Bank of England governor warns a government plan to boost the housing market with part-mortgage guarantees has no long-term place.
David Beckham leaves the pitch in tears as he completes the final home match of his career - for French champions Paris St-Germain.
Grassroots Conservatives attack David Cameron's support for gay marriage, saying it has made winning the next election "virtually impossible".
Police in the Serbian capital Belgrade make 104 arrests as rival fans of the city's Partizan and Red Star teams clash at a match.
Up to 60 people were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd during a parade in a small town in the US state of Virginia, officials say.
Nigeria's army vows to continue its offensive against militants in the north-east "as long as it takes", as a 24-hour curfew is imposed in Maiduguri.
Pupils' well-being and education should not be sacrificed to meet new targets, the leader of a head teachers' union will tell its annual conference.
Gunmen in Syria abduct the elderly father of Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, one of the most powerful voices in the government.
The authorities in Ivory Coast arrest militia leader Amade Oueremi, suspected of one of the worst massacres during 2011 post-election violence.
Britain's Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis marries her long-term partner Andy Hill at a ceremony in Derbyshire.
A 25-year-old Saudi woman makes history by reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain.
Jonny Wilkinson kicks 11 points to help Toulon come from behind and secure the Heineken Cup at the expense of Clermont Auvergne.
England lose four late wickets as they close day three of the first Test at Lord's on 180-6, leading New Zealand by 205.
Bradford score three times in the opening half-hour as they beat Northampton at Wembley to win promotion to League One.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will this week sign a one-year contract to extend his Old Trafford career.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson criticises City rivals over 'amazing' decision to sack boss Roberto Mancini.
Some people are "put off" making important calls because of confusion over the amount they will be charged, according to the telecoms regulator.
Some Marks and Spencer customers say its contactless payment terminals have taken cash from cards other than the ones intended for payment.
No 10 denies that "anyone in Downing Street" made comments reported in several papers describing Tory activists as "mad, swivel-eyed loons".
Education Secretary Michael Gove receives one of the angriest receptions of his three years in office as he appears before head teachers in Birmingham.
Health officials warn that action is needed to prevent a rubella outbreak, which can be particularly dangerous to pregnant women.
Time-lapse imaging which takes thousands of pictures of developing embryos can boost the success rate of IVF, according to British research.
A leading academy chain has been criticised for widespread financial irregularities in an official report.
Computers and smartphones have become a "digital dummy" used by parents to pacify their children, says a head teachers' leader.
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
US politicians are seeking reassurances from Google that its smart spectacles will respect personal privacy.
The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.