Is the Heysel disaster English football’s forgotten tragedy?
The 209 members of Fifa are set to vote for their new president amid a huge corruption scandal, with Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term.
Campaigners are calling on the government to do more to commemorate the sinking of the troopship Lancastria, one of the worst maritime disasters of World War Two.
Authorities in the Australian state of Victoria say young women are being lured by romantic notions to the Middle East to join Islamic State.
David Cameron will try to persuade German Chancellor Angela Merkel to back him over EU reforms as the two leaders hold face-to-face talks.
Could Nepal learn lessons from India, where a 7.7 magnitude quake flattened towns and villages in 2001?
Mainland China shares continued lower, falling as much as 3.5% on Friday after plunging nearly 7% a day earlier.
A new "blanket ban" on so-called legal highs will carry prison sentences of up to seven years, the government says.
Levels of unconscious racist and sexist bias have been reduced by manipulating the way the brain learns during sleep.
Photographer Timothy Allen climbs high into the Peruvian Andes for Qoyllur Rit'i - the Snow Star Festival.
How to remove a 24,000-tonne oil platform from the North Sea
Engineers produce a "shape memory alloy" that can pop back into shape more than 10 million times, shattering previous records for this type of material.
Brazil begins investigations into possible Fifa corruption there, as an Argentine judge issues warrants for three businessmen wanted by the US.
Holyrood's presiding officer Tricia Marwick announces she will step down as an MSP at next year's Scottish election.
The widow of the first Scot to contract Legionnaire's disease from compost makes an emotional plea for stronger warning labels on bags.
What's brought down crime by the seaside?
The ban on smoking in public places - which came into force in 2007 in England - has cut child hospital admissions by some 11,000 a year, research suggests.
The fall-out from the corruption crisis engulfing Fifa carries on, with calls for a World Cup boycott and president Sepp Blatter vowing to stay.
Can art help keep former prisoners out of jail?
Self taught designer Collen Monnakgotla speaks to the BBC about his fashion show.