The government is launching an advertising campaign urging benefit claimants to report changes in circumstances or face jail.
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard
Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".
How does a town that voted Yes in Scottish referendum feel now?
A Shetland woman who has been caring for sick animals for more than 27 years is to receive a prestigious award.
Edinburgh hopes to be take a step closer to hosting a stage of the Tour de France, if funding for other cycling events is approved.
Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.
In the first part of his road trip across Ukraine ahead of parliamentary elections, Steve Rosenberg meets a candidate who was persecuted by pro-Russian rebels.
The discovery that transformed theories of human evolution
Salisbury is named as a "must-see" and one of the best cities in the world to visit next year by travel guide Lonely Planet.
How racing the Tube went global
Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire criticises the role of the PSNI in the On the Runs scheme.
Was this man the world's greatest puzzle master?
What did a riot at a pumpkin festival show about race in US?
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.
The House of Lords agrees unanimously to make "revenge porn" a criminal offence in England and Wales.
US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate.