National Grid is seeking additional electricity supplies for winter after unexpected plant shutdowns have raised fears of potential shortages.
The parents of Ashya King are to face no further action and should now be reunited with their son, say prosecutors.
An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.
Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.
The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.
South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
The Rosetta probe is about to begin the manoeuvres that will take it properly into orbit around Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Thousands have signed an open letter demanding change after a female video blogger received death threats.
It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.
A man is found guilty of bombarding a Labour MP with abusive messages on Twitter after she supported a feminist campaign.
A high-profile dispute between Northern Ireland's police watchdog and the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Chief Constable is resolved after the PSNI hands over sensitive intelligence material about informers.
First Minister Alex Salmond says the Scottish independence referendum is a "democratic sensation".
The parents of Ashya King will face no further action and should be reunited with their son, say prosecutors.
A snapshot of the 12 European players who will take on the USA in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles from 26-28 September
The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his quad bike into a minivan.
The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced.
Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck is doubtful for England's friendly against Norway, while Newcastle's Jack Colback will not play.