David Cameron is under growing pressure to beef up measures to combat Islamist extremism in Britain as the hunt for James Foley's killer continues.
House sellers' asking prices in London, Cambridgeshire, Berkshire and Surrey have made the strongest gains since the financial crisis struck, while those in County Durham, the Isle of Wight, West Yorkshire and Teesside have the furthest distance still to recover, according to a property website.
Stuck for ideas for the Bank Holiday? Why not invite your friends and family to your very own waterpark.
Watch puppy Tyson – a pocket-sized cross between a Lhasa Apso and a Chihuahua – play with his owner.
Watch Katrin Reedik tell the story of her haunted dolls collection – she believes they are possessed by the spirits of dead people.
A 45-year-old nurse has turned her home into a hospice for cats with feline leukaemia, scattering it with scores of feeding dishes and at least two dozen litter boxes.
Watch the former US president being soaked in freezing water by his wife after being nominated for the latest charity fundraising craze.
A solar power plant in California is proving less than environmentally friendly for the birds that fly into its red-hot beams of light.