A 70-year-old man who skippered a yacht across the Atlantic in a £150m cocaine smuggling operation is jailed for 10 years.
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.
A ceremony has been held in Gallipoli to mark the 100th anniversary of the campaign which took place during World War One.
A UKIP parliamentary candidate, who made headlines after dishing out sausage rolls at a party event, quotes Hitler at a hustings.
A convicted sex offender is jailed for life for murdering a student in Stoke-on-Trent.
After two individuals, Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, are killed in a raid, questions are raised about US counterterrorism.
Rotherham are deducted three points and fined £30,000 by a disciplinary commission for fielding an ineligible player.
Student posters calling MPs who broke their 2010 tuition fee promise "liars" have been removed from railway stations in England.
The boss of Wales' largest company backs the Conservatives - but admits many of his staff and customers will disagree.
Professor John Curtice on why voting intention polls suggest the potential for a revolution in Scottish representation at Westminster.
Suspected al-Shabab militants have abducted and killed a traditional chief in northern Kenya, according to a local elder.
Suspected extremists being investigated in Italy over links to al-Qaeda may have been planning an attack on the Vatican in 2010, prosecutors say.
A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.
Three people working to remove mines for the UN peacekeepers in DR Congo are kidnapped in an area close to the Rwandan border.
A geoforensics expert is enlisted to help find the remains of Lanarkshire schoolgirl Moira Anderson who has been missing since 1957.
Key moments in the career of retiring 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy
Game maker Valve has expanded its online store to let players who make 'mods' for games sell their creations.
A Tunisian man appears in a court in Italy accused of captaining a boat that capsized off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives.
Chinese internet abuzz about photo of president