Mother Rachel Fee and her partner Nyomi are found guilty of murdering two-year-old Liam Fee in Fife in 2014.
Television writer Carla Lane, who created shows including 1980s Liverpool sitcoms Bread and Butterflies, dies aged 87.
Police are to investigate the circumstances around the killing of a gorilla at Cincinnati Zoo after a four-year-old boy fell into his enclosure.
All 120 Austin Reed stores will close by the end of June at the cost of 1,000 jobs, the menswear retailer's administrator said.
The US warns that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.
Police in Greece and the Czech Republic arrest more than 20 people suspected of producing forged passports and visas for migrants trying to enter Europe.
An Italian appeals court upholds the 16-year sentence given to the captain of the Costa Concordia which capsized in 2012, killing 32 people.
The centenary of the biggest naval engagement of World War One is being marked by services in Scotland and at sea.
Militants from the so-called Islamic State launch a dawn counter-attack as Iraqi government troops push into the city of Falluja.
A man accused of trying to murder a passenger at Leytonstone tube station suffered from paranoid delusions that MI5 was pursuing him, the Old Bailey hears.
Actor Alan Devereux, who played the role of Sid Perks in the BBC Radio 4 soap opera The Archers for nearly 50 years, has died aged 75.
Leading Leave campaigners say the UK would be able to scrap VAT on fuel outside the EU - but George Osborne says this is "fantasy economics".
Labour MP Jess Phillips has received around 5,000 abusive posts on Twitter after launching a campaign against online bullying.
New trailer for Finding Dory has people wondering if it features Disney Pixar's first lesbian couple
Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy turn up - but won't talk - at the launch of a high-end, high-price smartphone.
Could leaving the EU cost you more to use your phone abroad? Rory Cellan-Jones has been finding out.
A US zoo has defended its decision to shoot a gorilla, after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure .
Greg Brain, whose family face deportation from the UK, says he feels they have been "set up to fail".
Iraqi forces are meeting fierce resistance as efforts to retake the city of Falluja from the so-called Islamic State group continue.
Four people have died in floods in southwestern Germany after torrential rain in the past 24 hours.
The polls suggest Scotland is leaning towards a Remain vote in the EU referendum. James Naughtie went to Glasgow to find out why.
More than 45 million people are living in modern slavery, with Asia accounting for two thirds of the victims, a new report says.
Is Donald Trump actually the most moderate Republican candidate for years?
The first set of photographs featuring some cast members of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in costume has been released.
A "dusty old cup" found in a university cabinet sells for £3m after it is found to be a rare piece from the Chinese Ming dynasty.
Marcus Rashford and Daniel Sturridge are included in England's squad for Euro 2016 but Andros Townsend and Danny Drinkwater miss out.
Midfielder Joe Ledley makes Wales' squad for Euro 2016 having returned to training less than a month after breaking his leg.
Andy Murray's French Open quarter-final against Richard Gasquet is postponed until Wednesday after more wet weather in Paris.
The Republic of Ireland lose 2-1 to Belarus in Cork in their final warm-up game before the Euro 2016 finals in France.
Volkswagen profit tumbles 20% in the first three months of 2016 as it continues to grapple with the fallout from the diesel emissions scandal.
The former head of embattled drugmaker Valeant will receive $9m (£6.2m) in severance payment along with thousands of dollars in consulting fees.
Remain-backing minister Sajid Javid says leaving the EU would be bad for small businesses - but Vote Leave says it would free them from "red tape".
A Conservative activist who had complained he had been bullied by fellow Tories took his own life, a coroner concludes.
Charities express anger after NHS England confirms it will not fund a "game-changer" drug treatment that can prevent HIV.
Plain packaging for cigarettes is about to "go global" in a move that will have a "huge impact" on health, the World Health Organization says.
A petition against government plans to freeze the salary point at which graduates start paying back student loans tops 100,000 signatures.
Pupils in Scotland are doing less well in maths, according to the latest Scottish government figures.
More than 400 million hacked account IDs from Tumblr and MySpace are being offered for sale on the net.
A crude clone of the Facebook social media site briefly appears in North Korea before going offline.
Water found deep in the Moon was delivered when icy asteroids splashed into magma oceans 4.3 billion years ago, a study suggests.
Scientists in California are testing a spongy material made with the key ingredient of baking soda as means of capturing carbon emissions.
A court in Los Angeles finds The Shield actor Michael Jace guilty of murdering his wife.
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has become a father again at the age of 68.
Multigenerational homes are expected to rise, a report says. What's it like to have grandparents, parents and children living under the same roof?
Mount Athos in Greece may be the largest area in the world from which women - and female animals - are banned. What lies behind the ban?
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