The government is warned that proposals to cut pension benefits to help save Tata Steel's UK operations could be a "dangerous path".
A blanket ban on so-called legal highs comes into force across the UK, with new laws criminalising their production, distribution, sale and supply.
The deadly capsizing of a migrant boat in the Mediterranean is caught on camera by the Italian navy as it rescues 550 people.
Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to new research.
The final statistics before June's referendum on levels of EU migration into the UK are expected to spark a fierce debate between the Remain and Leave camps.
The US nuclear weapons force still uses 1970s-era computer systems and floppy disks, a government report reveals.
The NHS in England must get a grip on the delays patients face in being released from hospital, as the problem causes unnecessary harm and wastes money, the National Audit Office says.
Workers at French nuclear power stations are due to join a strike over labour reforms that has already paralysed oil refineries and triggered fuel shortages.
Eleven US states file a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's recent efforts to expand the rights of transgender students.
A former soldier who gave a toddler electric shocks using a dog training collar is told she faces jail.
NHS England spending on private ambulances for 999 calls trebles to £68m in four years, data gathered by the BBC shows.
Refugee has been announced as Children's Word of the Year after appearing in hundreds of short stories written by young people for Radio 2's 500 Words competition.
A news crew has been filming tornados outside Dodge City in Kansas. At least two people were injured in severe storms.
The biggest study of the causes of suicide among young people in England highlights bereavement, bullying, exam pressure and physical health problems as some of the main factors.
Lord Sugar tells BBC Newsnight that the former mayor Boris Johnson has "gone off the rails" in some of the claims he is making about the European Union.
Opium production has long been a problem in Taliban-controlled areas of Afghanistan, but it is also grown in many government-controlled regions.
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Robot-makers descend on Paris to convince people that their gadgets are safe and easy to work with.
US President Barack Obama briefly beatboxed before an impromptu performance by Vietnamese rapper Suboi as he took part in a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City.
Dramatic images of a migrant boat capsize feature on many front pages, while projections of a population rise in England also attract headlines.
Nick Robinson looks at why curry houses appear to be Eurosceptic.
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Snooker player Steve Davis is to play a DJ set at this year's Glastonbury.
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy marries at a star-studded ceremony - after postponing his nuptials three times.
Negotiations over image rights delay a deal to appoint Jose Mourinho as the new Manchester United manager.
Lewis Hamilton says he feels no tension with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg despite their crash together at the previous race in Spain.
Rafael Benitez is staying as Newcastle United manager after signing a new three-year contract at the relegated club.
Andy Murray fights back to beat wildcard Mathias Bourgue and secure his place in the French Open third round.
The number of people who made complaints about payday loan companies soared by 178% in the year to March, the Financial Ombudsman has revealed.
Marks and Spencer's new boss unveils plans to revive the retailer's clothing and homeware business, but warns the changes will hit profits.
"Foolish" EU procurement rules cost UK taxpayers £1.6bn a year, which could be better spent on new hospitals and flood defences, Leave campaigners say.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a propaganda arm" of Brussels.
A family whose two-year-old son received a heart transplant after a 14-month wait in hospital say they have been given "a second chance at life".
A 60-year-old woman who wants to use her late daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild is continuing her legal battle.
A UK online university network is claiming a "breakthrough moment" as students can cut the cost of a Russell Group degree by studying part of it online.
Research suggests one in five children born in a single year in England were referred to social services before the age of five.
China's Xiaomi announces its first drone, pricing it significantly lower than a comparable model by the market leader DJI.
Microsoft reveals plans to cut up to 1,850 jobs as part of efforts to scale back its smartphone business.
Shareholders at Exxon Mobil AGM reject most proposals but voted in favour of a resolution that could see a climate activist elected to the board in the future.
Researchers investigating a cave in France have identified mysterious stone rings that were probably built by Neanderthals.
A set of stamps celebrating 50 years of British rock group Pink Floyd have been unveiled by Royal Mail.
A teaser for Disney's new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast became the most-viewed such clip of all time with 91.8m hits in its first 24 hours, the Hollywood Reporter says.
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.
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