The city where two-year-olds may fail nursery entrance tests
Judd Trump holds off a fightback by Stuart Carrington to win 10-6 and reach the World Snooker Championship second round.
The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post.
As thousands march in South Africa to protest against xenophobic violence, the BBC's Karen Allen looks at what is fuelling the mistrust of foreigners.
Rafael Nadal says he "played poorly" after losing in straight sets to Italy's Fabio Fognini in round three of the Barcelona Open.
An east London mayor is removed from office and a poll declared void after he is found guilty of electoral fraud.
Is George Osborne right to say a Labour SNP government would mean higher borrowing?
The parents of Michael Brown, whose killing by a police officer in the US city Ferguson sparked riots, announce that they are suing the authorities.
The BBC's Jasmine Coleman looks at proposals for military action to target people smugglers and alternative ideas to stop migrants dying at sea.
A woman with a shopping trolley had to be rescued after she "disappeared" into a hole which had opened up in the pavement.
BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson takes on snooker star Mark Selby with his Premier League predictions.
Police guarding London airports will start using drones for surveillance following a review by counter-terrorism officers.
A 14-year-old boy charged with two counts of inciting terrorism in Australia is thought to be the youngest person accused of a UK terrorist offence.
Two migrants on the perils of getting to Europe
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says there is nobody better to lead the club despite them missing out on a trophy this term.
Swedish scientists have decoded the DNA of woolly mammoths raising the possibility of recreating the now extinct creatures
Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Josh Meekings is cleared to play in the Scottish Cup final after his retrospective one-game suspension is dismissed.
Saudi-led coalition warplanes have struck Houthi rebels across Yemen in fresh raids, two days after announcing the end of a month-long air campaign.
Nicole Kidman is to return to the London stage, in a play directed by Michael Grandage, 17 years after her critically acclaimed appearance in The Blue Room.
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.