Johann Lamont is to stand down as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, BBC Scotland understands.
One person was shot dead and four students wounded by a student who also died at a school in the US state of Washington, police say.
Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal calls an end to his 2014 season as he prepares to undergo appendix surgery.
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.
Leanne Wood, leader of Plaid Cymru, has predicted Wales will be independent within "a generation".
The ban on term-time holidays from school should be scrapped so head teachers can take a "common-sense approach", council leaders have suggested.
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.
A coroner criticises dangerous dog laws and calls for dog licences to be reintroduced after 14-year-old Jade Anderson was savaged to death.
Police are investigating a shooting incident in west Belfast.
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 25 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there.
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Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces "major reforms" to funding for military accommodation will increase rents.
A man has been charged in connection with the discovery of the bodies of an elderly couple in County Donegal, police say.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.
A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.
Coventry is to become the first city in the UK to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.
Police say birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire were probably accidentally poisoned as they make a fresh appeal for information.