Baroness Stowell rejects a Conservative offer to pay part of her salary, saying it would be a conflict of interest.
EU commissioners meet today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be.
The first bodies from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine are due to be flown to the Netherlands for identification.
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has had his first meeting with the parents of the 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist extremists.
The first UK cafe that uses out-of-date food
The US Supreme Court clears the way for Arizona to execute a murderer who had sought information about the lethal drugs to be used to kill him.
Saudi Arabia's stock market will open up to foreign investors for the first time.
Models and conceptual drawings by famous car manufacturers
Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?
Ethnic minority students are less likely to receive offers from UK universities than their white British peers, research suggests.
Judges will decide whether paedophile rock star Ian Watkins can appeal against the length of his jail term for child sex offences, including the attempted rape of a baby.
The UK is still exporting millions of pounds worth of arms and other military equipment to Russia., despite concerns over its links to separatist rebels, say MPs.
The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.
Claims that European leaders are not being strict enough with Moscow over arms supplies feature on front pages - along with rebuttals from France.
The curious world of England's street furniture
Former Labour cabinet member Frank Dobson announces he will stand down as an MP at the general election next year.
Will MH17 disaster tarnish Putin's reputation?
Academics at the University of Stirling call on the Health and Safety Executive to tighten workplace exposure limits on harmful silica dust.
The Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond have been focusing on the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.