China says it has called on North Korea to secure the release of a fishing boat and its crew seized on 5 May, as captors reportedly demand a ransom.
A 48-year-old British man living in France is expected to be formally charged later with killing his two children, aged five and 10.
The Royal Navy's former flagship, HMS Ark Royal, leaves her home port of Portsmouth for the final time later, bound for a scrap yard in Turkey.
Conservative Party divisions over legalising same-sex marriage in England and Wales are set to be exposed again when the plans return to the Commons later.
A senior doctor treating Alberto Fujimori says the jailed former president of Peru has severe and worsening health problems.
Artist Ai Weiwei has created a map of China made entirely out of tins of formula milk, to highlight tensions over tainted baby food.
Young children should hear about the dangers of pornography as soon as they have access to the internet, head teachers say.
At least one person is reported dead and several others injured by a series of tornadoes that have torn through the US state of Oklahoma.
David Cameron has called on British overseas territories to "get their house in order" and sign up to international treaties on tax.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rules out negotiating with the abductors of seven security personnel seized last week in the Sinai peninsula.
Crucial evidence from the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster, which was undermined at the original inquest was true, BBC Panorama finds.
The amount of time asthma patients spend soaking up the sun may have an impact on their health, researchers have suggested.
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What is the future for white people in South Africa?
Looking through CCTV feeds that should not be public
At least three police officers have been killed after gunmen attack their station in northern Iraq, local officials say.
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Mark Mardell assesses impact of growing immigrant community
Refugee's story of seven months held in the Sinai desert