Paralympic multi-gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, has spoken out against the legalisation of assisted dying, warning that a bill proposed by Former Labour Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer does not have "adequate safeguards".
Public health officials are warning people to be careful as a heatwave alert is issued for parts of the UK.
Bollywood star and producer Farhan Akhtar's latest film Bangistan is being hailed as India's answer to Brit flick Four Lions
Earlier this year Malaysian Flight 370 disappeared without trace. Soon, proposals will be set out to ensure that never again can an aircraft vanish.
Artists in Japan use a paddy field measuring 140m by 100m to create a giant scene from a legend about Mount Fuji using different coloured rice plants.
Julia Barfield discusses the Stirling Prize shortlist for architecture, which includes the Shard skyscraper and London Aquatics Centre.
Shortlist for this year's Stirling Prize, which recognises Britain's best new architecture, is announced
James Bond and Jason Bourne have given us an insight into the secretive world of espionage, but how much of what we see in those films takes place in real life?
The Assisted Dying Bill is due to receive a second reading in the House of Lords on Friday and for some people it is not a simple argument about choice.
A German reporter has given the country's Chancellor an unusual birthday present at a news conference in Brussels.
China is in the midst of a major security crackdown after a series of terror attacks it blames on Muslims from the Uighur ethnic minority.
A Lincolnshire couple are vying to be the owners of the world's oldest cat.
Gilbert and George turn to a funny source of inspiration for their latest exhibition: nitrous oxide, or laughing gas.
Minister for Care and Support Norman Lamb changes his position on assisted dying, saying there would be "very clear safeguards".
Judge Yvonne Murphy will chair an inquiry into church-run mother and baby homes in the Republic of Ireland, the government has announced.
Marvel shake up the the comic book fraternity by casting a woman as Thor.
How can a super typhoon in the Northwest Pacific spark off thunderstorms in the UK? Peter Gibbs explains.
As the Palestinian civilian death toll grows, the BBC examines the methods employed the Israel Defense Forces to minimise civilian casualties.
Honda has launched the latest generation of its humanoid robot ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility).
One of the new members of who will sit in the cabinet has said the female ministers named in David Cameron's reshuffle can act as role models to young women.