Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with flight MH370, which was travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board.
Ministers are discussing plans to make non-payment of the television licence fee a civil, rather than a criminal, offence.
Building gigantic walls across the US could protect Tornado Alley "forever", a physicist says, though critics say the idea is unworkable.
The head of the Metropolitan Police has vowed to win back public trust after a report found officers spied on the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.
A US Army captain weeps as she tells a court that a general made her perform oral sex on him and threatened to kill her family if she told anyone.
Music piracy in Ivory Coast is a major problem with an estimated 80% of potential revenues lost to boot-legged CDs and illegal downloads.
Is an impersonator at work in Ukraine?
Secret recordings of Sarkozy and Bruni stun French right-wing
The Soviet broadcaster who defied Moscow
Ukrainian and Russian immigrants to the US talk to the BBC about how they see the crisis in their homelands
Raising the income tax allowance to £12,500 will be a Lib Dem demand in future coalition talks, the party is to say.
Rubbish is piling up in Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian city's street cleaners continue a strike, despite an announced agreement with the union.
Government forecasts for what it expects to recoup from closing tax loopholes are vulnerable to "great uncertainty", MPs say.
A scheme to let people to find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence is introduced across England and Wales.
Nima Abu Wardeh takes a tour of the most expensive superyacht currently on the market.
Scientists at City University, London have developed a machine that they say is able to simulate taste.
A variety of stories appear on the front pages with revelations stemming from the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry and the prospect of warmer weather continuing to make headlines.
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Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy and Jamie Donaldson are one off the lead after day two of the WGC Cadillac Championship.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announces that he and his cabinet will take pay cuts to help reduce the government's ballooning wage bill.