Police searching for five-year-old Ashya King, who has a brain tumour and who was taken from hospital, say the battery on his feeding system runs out soon and his health will "deteriorate rapidly".
The number of refugees from the Syrian civil war rises above 3 million, the United Nations refugee agency says.
Russia continues to deny its soldiers are operating officially in Ukraine. Russian soldiers have been rushing to delete information on Instagram that may tell a different story.
Iceland's meteorological office raises its aviation alert level to maximum after an eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system.
After the child abuse scandal in Rotherham, the education secretary orders an inspection of child protection services there. But do victims nationwide still face a culture of disbelief?
Of the big macro issues - banking, debt, oil and the pound - the most critical is banking. But a desire to reject free markets, privatisation and high inequality will also play its part.
Nato releases satellite imagery which it says shows well over 1,000 Russian combat soldiers operating inside Ukraine, armed with sophisticated weaponry.
Today's immigration figures showed an increase of 68,000 people coming to the UK, meaning it is almost impossible for the Conservatives to honour their election pledge to bring down net migration.
Britain is "deeply elitist" and top roles in society are dominated by Oxbridge graduates, according to a report.
The chimneys of Mariupol - where one the the biggest integrated steelworks in the world dominates the city skyline outside for miles - the new strategic significance in Ukraine.
Senior Tories were thrilled to see Ukip disappearing from the media not long after the European Elections - but a by-election circus in Essex gives them another sustained burst of publicity.
Conservative Party MP Douglas Carswell resigns as an MP and defects to Ukip, saying principles are more important than political careers. David Cameron describes his departure as "deeply regrettable".
A crew member on a long-running reality show about the US police is killed by mistake as he is filming at the scene of a robbery.
South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party - but insists he will not leave his post.
One in three working parents cut back on food to pay for housing costs, while one in ten say they or a partner skips meals says a new Shelter report. But the government says repossessions are falling.