Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.
Tens of thousands of mourners are attending the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa.
The government is urged to get an inquiry into historical child sex abuse moving quickly after Fiona Woolf stood down as its chairwoman.
The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.
A split emerges within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Compaore.
Ed Miliband says that Labour would replace the House of Lords with an elected senate if the party won the general election in May 2015.
Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.
The test flight crash of Virgin's space tourism craft and Fiona Woolf's resignation make headlines in Saturday's newspapers.
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State militants.
Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
A study by Cancer Research UK reveals black and South Asian ethnic groups in England are less aware of cancer symptoms than people with white backgrounds.
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