The UK is set to send another Royal Navy ship to the Mediterranean to help tackle people trafficking and arms smuggling in and out of Libya, officials say.
Alex Salmond predicts another Scottish independence referendum will follow within two years if the UK votes to leave the EU, in the first BBC EU debate.
Errors that led to fingerprint and DNA records of hundreds of terrorism suspects being deleted were more widespread than thought, it has emerged.
The criminal justice system in England and Wales is failing victims and witnesses and is close to "breaking point", a committee of MPs warns.
Young Scots from disadvantaged areas are four times less likely to go to university than those from wealthy backgrounds, researchers find.
A declaration at the G7 meeting in Japan says a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would pose a "serious threat to global growth".
US President Barack Obama is due to arrive in Hiroshima, the first serving US president to visit since the 1945 nuclear bombing.
The future of the planned new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point, in Somerset, remains in doubt as key French unions raise concerns over its cost, Newsnight learns.
Experts following the MH370 search say it is likely a new piece of debris found by a BBC reader in Mozambique came from the missing plane.
Google wins a major US court battle with software firm Oracle when a jury rules it did not unfairly appropriate parts of the Java programming language.
A British woman dies and another Briton is missing after a speedboat reportedly capsizes near Koh Samui in Thailand.
A Thai man is recovering in hospital after a python emerged from a toilet and sank its fangs into his penis.
A BBC debate on the EU referendum is held in Glasgow with an audience of voters aged between 18 and 29, and focusing on the issues affecting young people.
This year's Architecture Biennale in Venice explores how buildings can be designed creatively and sustainably to improve the environment and our lives.
A victim of nuclear bombing, Sadako Sasaki is remembered through the symbolic folding of paper cranes, sent from around the world to her hometown of Hiroshima.
The Italian navy has released footage of a migrant boat that capsized on Wednesday.
The Canadian ambassador to Ireland tackles a protester who tried to disrupt a ceremony to honour British soldiers killed during the 1916 Easter Rising.
Chris Evans says he is finally getting excited about his new job on Top Gear, ahead of the revamped show's first airing this weekend.
Europe's most active volcano erupted on Wednesday, 25 May, shooting spectacular bursts of lava into the sky.
A couple of campers describe the moment three lions explored their campsite and licked their tent.
The fallout from the release of figures showing UK net migration has risen to a near record level attracts headlines.
France has some of the most worker-friendly labour laws in Europe, so why do the French go on strike so much?
The government wants to reduce pensions payable to steelworkers, to make Tata Steel UK more attractive to a buyer - but how much will they lose?
An Indian woman gives birth to a 15lb (6.82kg) baby girl, who doctors say could be the heaviest child ever born in the country.
A letter written by a seven-year-old boy asks a Scottish Premiership club for its vacant job as manager.
Jose Mourinho is expected to be officially confirmed as Manchester United's new manager on Friday.
Midfielder Fabian Delph is unlikely to make England's final 23-man Euro 2016 squad because of a groin strain, Roy Hodgson says.
Britain's number one Andy Murray faces 37-year-old Ivo Karlovic in the French Open after surviving two five-set scares.
Ahead of Euro 2016, Wales players are hoping Real Madrid's Gareth Bale comes through Saturday's Champions League final unscathed.
A million more young people are likely to find themselves living with their parents over the next decade, according to the insurance company Aviva.
The Treasury is warning that millions of current and future pensioners will be worse off if the UK leaves the European Union.
Net migration to the UK rises to the second highest level on record, leading Boris Johnson to call his party's pledge to cut it "cynical".
Police are investigating claims two men, one dressed as a gorilla, were assaulted at a Vote Leave rally attended by Boris Johnson.
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.
A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June.
Exam regulator Ofqual is clamping down on the rules for re-marks to end the 'unfair advantage' gained by schools which want lots of tests reviewed.
A graduate's complaint that his student debt has risen by £1,800 in interest in the year since he left university goes viral.
A study into abusive tweets sent from UK Twitter accounts suggests large-scale misogyny, with women responsible for half of such tweets.
The death of the floppy disk has been long predicted but the technology has persisted. Why?
A halt is called to the deployment of a new, expandable "room" on the International Space Station when it fails to open up as expected.
The sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has landed in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, after a near-17-hour flight.
Singer Leona Lewis is to replace Nicole Scherzinger in the forthcoming Broadway revival of Cats.
Companies like Ticketmaster should take more action to prevent touts "harvesting" concert tickets, a government review recommends.
More than 40 years after the end of the Vietnam war dozens of ageing former American soldiers have gone back - and have succeeded in finding peace.
For years doctors in the US made little attempt to save the lives of premature babies, but there was one place distressed parents could turn for help - a sideshow on Coney Island.
The people who shape hair in the capital of Sierra Leone
From Twiggy to Alexa - Marks & Spencer's battle to be a High Street trendsetter
Why are women banned from a 35-mile-long Greek peninsula?
Where was Angelina Jolie made a professor?
How 1986 Real Madrid game kick-started Champions League
Margaret Barton, 90, recalls role in Brief Encounter
How the audience won EU debate on social media
Husband's online account of fertility problems strikes a chord
The life and death of a boy sailor
Martin Fry reflects on sequel to ABC's Lexicon of Love
How hard is it to be a Syrian refugee with a disability?