How this man helped mediate the IRA truce 20 years ago
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.
Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held hostage.
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Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes
Social media trends of the week in 60 seconds
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.
Andy Murray believes his physical problems are behind him as he heads into the second week of the US Open.
The EU gives Russia one week to reduce its military involvement in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".
The Iraqi army, Shia militias and Kurdish fighters are reported to be making slow progress in breaking the siege of the Amerli town in the north.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics and culture" of British football after the Toffees' 6-3 defeat.
Rona Fairhead, the former head of the Financial Times Group, is to be the new chairwoman of the BBC Trust, the BBC's David Sillito reports.
Missing five-year-old Ashya King - the boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him out of a Southampton hospital - has been found in Spain, the BBC understands.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.
EU puts Pole and Italian at helm in tough times