Two men are charged with the murder of off-duty Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle.
A builder who tampered with sluice gates during last winter's floods on the Somerset Levels is fined £1,000.
Six people are killed and a number of others injured after an out-of-control bin lorry crashed into pedestrians in central Glasgow.
Big Brother is the most complained about TV show of the year, with X Factor, EastEnders, Coronation Street and X Factor all in the top 10.
First Minister Peter Robinson says he believes that there is "real money on the table" from Westminster as cross-party talks continue at Stormont.
The condition of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was taken to hospital with pneumonia on Saturday, his spokesman says.
Police firefighters and animal welfare officials rescue a common seal found in a Merseyside field about 20 miles (32km) from the sea.
Police divers searching a canal for missing Stoke-on-Trent man James Brindley find a body.
Stalkers and abusers are increasingly using cheap spyware to monitor and harass their victims, a new charity claims.
A common seal found in a field in Merseyside is taken to a wildlife hospital "exhausted" after being rescued.
A British Airways plane has had to abort a landing at Leeds Bradford Airport due to strong winds.
At least 20 people have been killed in a bombing at a bus station in Gombe city in north-eastern Nigeria, emergency workers say.
Beji Caid Essebsi is confirmed as winner of Tunisia's first free presidential poll, but critics say this marks the return of the old regime.
BBC Weather's Carol Kirkwood visits Snow Business, a company in Stroud, Gloucestershire, which makes snow for the film industry.
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston "unreservedly apologises" for "unacceptable comments" made in texts he sent to a supporter.
China launches an investigation into former President Hu Jintao's top aide, state media report, after he is accused of "disciplinary violations".
Alstom agree to pay $772m in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Department of Justice.
North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber-attacks.
A man allegedly supplied dissident republicans with information on where a prison officer goes rambling with his children, the High Court is told.
A north Wales children's entertainer pleads guilty to a string of charges relating to child abuse images and drug offences.