The BBC's Pallab Ghosh reports from a potential spaceport site in north Wales, one of eight aerodromes to be shortlisted in the UK as a base for spaceplane flights.
Former Luxembourg Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker, is expected to be approved by the European Parliament as president of the European Commission.
Egypt has proposed a ceasefire to end a week of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel.
A Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket has blasted off from Florida, after a two month delay.
Fireworks have lit up the Paris skyline as the country marked its annual Bastille Day, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison which helped spark the French Revolution.
A 'Power List' published by the BBC's Radio 1Xtra music station sparks a row, after white musician Ed Sheeran tops the list.
A vote by the Church of England to allow women to become bishops was based on theology, rather than culture, the Archbishop of Canterbury says.
Retired judge Baroness Butler-Sloss steps down as head of an inquiry into child sex abuse saying she was "not the right person" for the job.
William Hague is to stand down as foreign secretary, Downing Street has said, as part of a significant ministerial reshuffle.
Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has met Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to press for more action to free at least 200 girls held by Boko Haram.
A contract killer has been jailed for a minimum of 38 years for murdering a gang leader and then shooting his own getaway driver.
New recruits for the Metropolitan Police will be considered only if they have lived for three of the last six years in London.
The BBC's Matthew Price takes a ferry to Giglio past the Costa Concordia amid the operation to re-float it.
Swimmers and sunbathers were forced to run for cover when hit a freak hailstorm hit a beach in Siberia, Russia, on Saturday.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst looks at the first 100 years of commercial aviation.
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu reads the result of the General Synod's vote on women bishops in the Church of England, which was passed by all three houses.
Astronomer Michael Merrifield says we are 'Pretty close' to finding life outside Earth
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst took a tour of a 787 Dreamliner at the Farnborough Airshow.
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting on for the past year, as shown by this timelapse footage.
How the construction industry tries to recruit more women, and diversity in Parliament, the BBC and Hollywood films