Australian island that won't give up independence without a fight
The Thick of It creator Armando Iannucci is to adapt a new version of Charles Dickens' David Copperfield for the big screen.
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier held by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years before a controversial prisoner swap, is charged with desertion.
Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Hadi flees his palace in Aden as Houthi forces advance on the city, with reports of fighting on the outskirts.
A former undercover police officer has told BBC News that Scotland Yard kept intelligence files on MPs during the 1990s.
Sixteen republicans received royal pardons between 2000 and 2002, the Northern Ireland Office discloses.
The German victims of the Alps air crash included 16 pupils returning from an exchange trip in Spain.
Five men accused over racist chanting on the Paris Metro ahead of Chelsea's Champions League game in the city contest a football banning order application.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is ordered to serve the rest of his jail term in the UK, after losing a request to be transferred to Rwanda.
Three Americans died in the Alps air crash that killed 150 people, the US state department has confirmed.
Facebook opens up its Messenger app to accept posts from other photo, video, audio and Gif-based social networks.
The Liberal Democrat MSP behind a bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present welcomes the support of the Scottish government.
Kevin Pietersen rejoins Surrey for the 2015 season as he steps up his bid to earn an England recall.
Up to 50,000 schoolchildren in Northern Ireland will have access to one of the world's most popular video games in their classrooms
Air accident investigators say that they have found "useable sounds" on the black box from the plane which crashed in the Alps on Tuesday, but it could take months to decipher them
Nigeria's government denies that militant Islamists abducted 500 children from a town in the north-east, saying the number is lower.
Vulnerable eastern Europeans were trafficked to Plymouth and ordered to live under the stairs "like some grotesque Harry Potter concept", a court hears.
A "serial abuser" who admitted unlawfully wounding a woman he met online is banned from dating websites in a bid to stop him attracting more women.
Prime Minister David Cameron apologises on behalf of the British government to victims of the contaminated blood scandal.
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