Many parents in Britain are now paying more for childcare in a year than the average annual mortgage bill, a report claims.
School children in England are to have lessons warning them against using loan sharks.
With the World Cup just 100 days away, three football experts assess the form and prospects of England's Group D opponents
A second witness at the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius says she was awoken by the sounds of a fight in the early hours of 14 February 2013.
Moves to ban Alex Salmond and his Scottish ministerial team from Aberdeen council buildings look set to be abandoned.
MPs, peers and the press pack compete in the annual Parliamentary pancake race held in Victoria Tower Gardens.
The first patient to be fitted with a pioneering artificial heart in France has died.
David Cameron suggests that further public spending savings could be used to fund tax cuts, and make the country less reliant on debt.
Outgoing NHS boss Sir David Nicholson says he "bitterly" regrets not speaking to patients and their families caught up in the Stafford Hospital scandal.
Egypt's armed forces chief, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, says he cannot ignore calls by the majority for him to run for president.
Indian businessman Subrata Roy is attacked with ink outside the Supreme Court, which orders him remain in custody in a multi-billion dollar fraud case.
A report from security firm Trend Micro outlines the types of mobile malware readily available to Chinese cyber-gangs.
TV weather presenter appears in court to deny the sexual abuse of schoolchildren between 1968 and 1983.
Uganda will send a 410-strong special force to guard UN installations in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a Ugandan army spokesman says.
UK gas prices could rise as a result of the Ukraine crisis, a leading energy consultant has warned.
Bookmaker under fire for offering bets on Pistorius trial
Fawlty Towers star Prunella Scales has "a sort of mild Alzheimer's", her husband Timothy West reveals in an interview.
Police investigating the disappearance of a Suffolk teenager in 2006 find human remains during a search of woodland.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station send congratulations to the producers of Gravity for their Oscars success
Nigeria's battle to save hundreds of local languages