Part of a prison officer's ear has been bitten off in an attack at Nottingham Prison, the BBC understands.
The imam of China's largest mosque - in the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang - has been killed, in what appears to be a targeted assassination.
A car passenger had a lucky escape after an axe flew off the back of a lorry and through the windscreen of the vehicle travelling behind it.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is still interested in a deal for QPR striker Loic Remy, after a move to Liverpool collapsed.
The eurozone inflation rate has fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".
England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.
The new chief executive of the company responsible for Hull's Cit of Culture programme has said that he is "terribly excited" about taking on the role.
Manchester United's £750m kit deal will be cut if they fail to qualify for the Champions League in consecutive seasons.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
The volunteers keeping Glasgow's Games running smoothly
Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.
David Hoare, a trustee of a struggling academies chain, is announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted.
Profit at Lloyds Banking Group falls after it is hit by PPI mis-selling charges and a Libor rate-rigging settlement.
The last song written and recorded by late Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is to be released in September, it is announced.
Centrica's Chief Executive Sam Laidlaw has told the BBC gas use is down as result of warmer weather, but has batted off criticism that bills could be reduced further because of lower wholesale prices.
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
Scotland may need up to eight new towns to help avert a potential housing crisis, a special commission says.
The mayor of Tower Hamlets is criticised for raising the Palestinian flag at the town hall, in east London.
The deputy leader of Powys Council is "severely reprimanded" for using racially offensive language.
Australian diver Grant Nel scores zero after slipping on the springboard and landing in the pool flat on his back in the men's 3m preliminary round.