Home Secretary Theresa May has been accused of attempting to introduce government censorship of British television programming by one of her Cabinet colleagues, a leaked letter has shown.
Nicola Sturgeon and Princess Anne join relatives and survivors to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's worst ever rail disaster.
More than £1m in damages are awarded to celebrities, including Paul Gascoigne, Sadie Frost, Shane Ritchie and Alan Yentob over phone hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.
This Friday Ireland goes to the polls to vote on the Marriage Equality Bill to decide whether to allow same-sex couples to marry with the same constitutional rights as couples of the opposite sex.
As Islamic State fighters close in on a 2,000 year old city which is home to one of Syria's world heritage sites, there are fears they will destroy ancient artefacts if they advance any further.
Blues singer and guitarist BB King, who influenced a generation of rock guitarists from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died aged 89. President Obama said: "The blues has lost its king."
Voters in the Republic of Ireland will take part in a historic vote next week allowing the public to decide if same sex marriage can be allowed in a traditionally Catholic country, Neil Markey writes.
A Pablo Picasso painting becomes the most expensive artwork ever to sell at auction, reaching $160m - but does its mind-boggling price merely reflect the investment strategies of the mega-rich?
An art collective has been nominated for the Turner prize for its ambitious revamp of a rundown estate. Turner said: "In the age when anything can be art, why not have a housing estate?"