The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.
An ex-Met Police community support officer could face prison after admitting selling a story to the Sun about a supermodel facing an assault allegation.
A section of the M25 in Essex was closed and there were "severe" delays, following a lorry fire which damaged the surface of the carriageway.
Why 'banter' is experiencing a backlash
The leader of Swansea council has been told to expect a challenge to his leadership after sacking two cabinet members in a reshuffle.
An Irishman who died after recently returning from Sierra Leone did not have the Ebola virus, health authorities confirm.
Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - are born at a circus on tour in eastern Germany.
The NHS is to rapidly expand the number of physician associates, who take histories of patients, examine them and make simple diagnoses.
Cardiff Airport chief executive Jon Horne will stand down from the role on 1 September, it has been announced.
Three Hull City fans are arrested following clashes before and after their side's Europa League tie against KSC Lokeren in Belgium.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone tells the BBC's Dan Roan he wants to run Formula 1 for as long as he can after paying £60m to end his three-month bribery trial.
The League Managers' Association has apologised after describing offensive text messages sent by Malky Mackay as "friendly banter".
A man has been jailed for 33 months after recording Fast And Furious 6 from the back of a cinema in the West Midlands town of Walsall.
Heavy rain hampers rescue operations in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 39 people, with 51 still missing.
Successive UK governments and imams in Britain are to blame for the radicalisation of Muslims says former Foreign Office minister Kim Howells.
Bernie Ecclestone tells the BBC he wants to run Formula 1 for as long as he can after paying £60m to end a bribery trial.
West Bromwich Albion make former Celtic striker Giorgios Samaras their ninth summer signing on a free transfer.
France welcomes about 40 Iraqi Christian refugees flown to Paris from Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan after fleeing Islamist fighters.
The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.
BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood reports from a motorised bathroom at charity fundraiser 'CarFest' in Hampshire.