Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still had not located the jetliner several hours later.
Clegg slams Putin's 'KGB mentality'
Nick Clegg has urged Moscow to enter into a "civilised dialogue" over Ukraine as the situation in occupied Crimea remained tense ahead of a proposed referendum on becoming part of Russia.
Base in Sevastopol 'under siege'
A Russian military truck has broken down the gates of a Ukrainian base in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol and the installation is under siege by Russians, according to reports.
Ukip defends its use of EU funding
The UK Independence Party said its use of European Union taxpayers' money was "entirely legitimate and within the rules" as a Liberal Democrat said he would seek an official investigation into claims it may have breached Brussels regulations.
Tories 'have nothing to say on EU'
The Tories have nothing meaningful to say on Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg claimed as he sought to portray May's European elections as a straight choice between his Liberal Democrats and Ukip.
Father welcomes Clare's Law rollout
A father whose daughter was murdered by an ex-boyfriend with a secret violent past today said he was "absolutely delighted" women across the country have today been given the "right to know" their partner's history.
Strawberries boom after mild winter
English strawberries have gone on sale in supermarkets after the very wet but mild winter helped them ripen early.
Tennis stars backing Elena Baltacha
UK tennis stars have rallied behind former British women's tennis number one Elena Baltacha after she revealed she has liver cancer.