At least 17 Iraqi soldiers have been killed in a wave of suicide bombings by Islamic State militants in Anbar province, security officials say.
Are people more likely to vote Yes?
The government's legislative agenda for the year ahead has been announced, here's a guide to the bills that featured.
Voters in the UK's EU referendum will be asked to choose Yes if they want to remain in the union or No to leave.
Ambulance response times improve for the fourth month in a row, according to the latest figures.
Children as young as five have been seen running across the railway line between the platforms at a station in Edinburgh, it emerges.
A landmark vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland is a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official says.
The secretary of state says she cannot rule out Westminster legislating on welfare matters in Northern Ireland.
Huw Edwards commentates as the Queen arrives to deliver her speech, setting out the plans of the Conservative government.
Pakistani investigators detain the head of a global internet technology firm suspected of an alleged multi-million dollar fraud selling fake degrees online.
New England coach Trevor Bayliss turned down the job in 2014 and again last week, says former colleague Geoff Lawson.
Access to free childcare for three-and-four-year-olds in England is to double to 30 hours a week under measures announced in the Queen's Speech.
IAG chief executive Willie Walsh says he wants to continue serving Belfast as the company moves towards a takeover of Aer Lingus
Half of drivers pulled over by police in some regions are failing drugs tests, according to new figures.
As a number of its officials are arrested in a corruption probe, what does the future hold for Fifa?
The Queen's Speech outlines a bill that plans to cut red tape, potentially saving British business at least £10bn.
Denmark's prime minister calls an election for 18 June when her centre-left coalition is expected to face tough a challenge from the opposition.
The Fifa spokesman Walter De Gregorio says it is a "a hard time for Fifa" as twin corruption probes are launched but that it shows Fifa is "on the right track".
A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England has been announced in the Queen's Speech.
Plans to give MPs from English constituencies an effective veto on laws affecting only England are included in the Queen's Speech.