- Labour outlines EU referendum policy
A Labour government would offer an in/out EU referendum – but only if the UK was being asked to transfer more powers to Brussels, Ed Miliband says.
- Mental health cuts 'risk lives'
Cuts to mental health services in England will put lives at risk, as funds are reduced for schemes aimed at reducing suicides, the government is warned.
- Payday lenders face debt probe
Payday lenders will be investigated over the way they treat borrowers struggling to repay their loans, the Financial Conduct Authority says.
- RMT union leader Bob Crow dies
General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union Bob Crow dies aged 52 of a suspected heart attack.
- Hospital closure power granted
MPs have voted through a controversial measure in the new Care Bill giving ministers powers to close hospitals., even if they are performing well.
- Missing airliner 'changed course'
Military radar suggests the missing Malaysian airliner turned west, away from its planned route, before disappearing, Malaysia's air force says.
- Co-op accepts chief's resignation
The Co-operative Group accepts the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, who said efforts to overhaul the business had become "impossible".
- UK Syria bomber a hero, says family
The brother of a British man who blew himself up in Syria last month tells BBC Newsnight that he should be regarded as a hero – not a terrorist.
- Shanghai teachers flown in for maths
Up to 60 Shanghai maths teachers are to be brought to England raise standards in schools – as a campaign is launched to improve numeracy levels.
- 'Skills vacuum' warning from CBI
The Confederation of British Industry wants action to make science, technology, engineering and maths careers 'more attractive'