Ebola fears after Donegal death
Medics suspect a man found dead in Ireland was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in Africa, the country's health authority has said.
Top GCSEs up as English grades dip
The proportion of GCSEs awarded a C or higher has risen for the first time in three years, but English results saw their biggest fall in decades.
Women's 'dismay' over CPS decision
A band of undercover police officers accused of sleeping with women they were spying on have been told they face no criminal charges for their actions.
PM urged to combat extremist threat
David Cameron faced calls for changes to the law in an effort to combat the threat of Islamist extremism in Britain following the murder of American journalist James Foley.
Foley killers 'wanted £80m ransom'
The Islamic State militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley had demanded a ransom of 132.5 million US dollars (£80m) for his release, a US official says.
Funeral of jet crash 'gentle giant'
Newcastle United fan Liam Sweeney was "a gentle giant" and a "family man", the funeral of the first British victim of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to be identified has been told.
Anti-frackers facing legal action
Anti-fracking campaigners face eviction from their protest camp after an oil and gas giant launched legal proceeding to boot them off.
Europe Dengue fever risks revealed
European holiday destinations could become hotspots for a nasty viral illness thanks to climate change, experts have said.