Five British nationals die in a car crash in Sweden, the Foreign Office says, and it is understood members of the indie band Viola Beach were killed.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Britain needs a "robust deal" for staying in the EU, which will only be decided when European heads of government meet on Thursday.
The death of one of the most conservative members of the US Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia, sparks a battle for its control.
The Scottish and UK governments are to meet in a bid to clear the "final hurdle" in talks over a fiscal framework for devolved powers.
Tom English analyses another agonising defeat for Scotland in the Six Nations as Wales' go-to men deliver.
Self-employed workers should get more support in running their businesses, says a review commissioned by the government from a leading entrepreneur.
Valentine's Day drives big audiences to dating apps - but with market leader Tinder boasting 26 million matches daily, is there room for competition?
Cliffs collapse in New Zealand during an 5.7 magnitude earthquake in the city of Christchurch, days before the anniversary of the deadly 2011 quake.
Hope is growing that decades of division between northern and southern Cyprus could be coming to an end, says Greg Dawson.
Conservative US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who has died aged 79, was renowned for his biting wit and sarcasm.
Pope Francis has urged Mexico's political and church leaders to work much harder to provide security and justice for their citizens.
An elephant in southern China has taken out his frustration on a row of cars after losing out on a female mate to a love rival.
Four British rowers trying to cross the Atlantic are rescued after their boat capsizes and they lose their oars.
Front-runner Donald Trump and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush disagree sharply over foreign policy in the latest Republican presidential debate.
The Republican candidates for president traded sharp blows over foreign policy and the future of the Supreme Court in an often unruly and chaotic debate.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is understood to be looking to the US for the next head of England's schools inspectorate Ofsted.
Here are answers to six questions about why this unexpected development is such a big deal - and what could happen next.
Conservative US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies aged 79 putting the balance of the highest court centre stage in the presidential election campaign.
Animal that can detect cancers and smell out seizures
The Syrian Red Crescent is bringing aid to the Damascus suburb of Douma.