England are thrashed in their last competitive match before the World Cup, crumbling to a 112-run defeat in the tri-series final in Perth.
Jordan vows to do all it can to secure the release of a pilot captured by IS, after a video appears to show the beheading of a Japanese hostage.
A climber from Suffolk dies after two men are caught in an avalanche on Coireag Dubh Mor in the western Highlands.
A woman who set up a fund-raising page for a man who was mugged outside his home is to meet the victim later as donations top the £200k mark.
Australian PM Tony Abbott vows he will learn the lessons of an election rout in Queensland but insists government is not a "popularity contest".
A service at Westminster Abbey on Sunday will honour work written by prisoners during the Holocaust - and the role that music played in helping some survive
A fifty-one-year-old man is missing after being swept out the sea while scattering ashes in North Cornwall.
Boko Haram Islamist militants launch fresh assault on strategic Nigerian city of Maiduguri, eyewitnesses say.
Pochettino's Spurs eye Rodriguez, Premier League may punish Mourinho, Reus wants to work with Wenger, plus more.
A British woman, sentenced to death for drug smuggling in Bali, has written to the UK government asking for legal help or funding for an appeal.
Pro-democracy protesters are planning to rally in Hong Kong for the first time since the Occupy mass demonstrations last year.
Well-wishers donate more than £200,000 in four days to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his Gateshead home.
All children in England will need to know their 12 times table by the time they leave primary school under plans announced by the education secretary.
New Jersey's Governor and US Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie will start a three-day visit to Britain and is due to meet PM David Cameron.
Despite its setback last year, a citizens group said it filed a recommendation to the Nobel Committee to award the Peace Prize to Japanese citizens protecting war-renouncing Article 9 of the Constitution. (Asahi)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. <7011> and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, successfully launched a backup information gathering radar satellite on an H-2A rocket on Sunday. (Jiji Press)
The Labour party vows not to feature Prime Minister David Cameron on billboards ahead of the general election as it wants to avoid negative personal campaigning.
A scheme that will use private contractors to rehabilitate prisoners who have served short sentences is due to start.
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Mosques across the UK will open their doors to the public later in a bid to "reach out to fellow Britons following tensions around terrorism".