The hunt for missing 14-year-old Alice Gross is the largest police search operation since the 7/7 bomb attacks, the Scotland Yard said.
Paratroopers from Europe and the US have commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem with a mass jump in the Netherlands.
Operation Market Garden, which was the brainchild of Field Marshal Montgomery, saw Allied forces land behind German lines. It was one of the most controversial operations of World War Two and was portrayed in the highly acclaimed film “A Bridge Too Far”.
The British Army said today's events are among the largest multinational parachute jumps to take place in Europe this year.
Operation Market Garden was intended to inflict a decisive blow on the Germans, ending the war by Christmas 1944. In all, over 1,500 British soldiers were killed and nearly 6,000 British men were captured.
At least 36 people were killed by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigerian town of Mainok.
Security forces said at least 23 civilians were killed in the attack on a local market.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has seen its membership surge by almost 5,000 following its defeat in the independence referendum, party officials said.
The party says its membership now stands at 30,486, a rise of 4,884 from Thursday when it was 25,642.
The independence debate sparked a massive interest in politics, leading to the highest ever turnout in any UK ballot and SNP business convener Derek Mackay said many of those who had joined the party since the vote would be new to politics.
A Bristol woman has appeared in court charged with murdering a newborn baby. Police discovered the child's body after being called to a house in Knowle last Monday.
The 33-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder the following day. She remains in custody and is due to appear at Bristol Crown Court on Tuesday.
More than 600 people wearing gorilla costumes and other fancy dress have raised £100,000 so far during a charity run in aid of gorillas.
People taking part in the 'London Great Gorilla Run' are raising money to save the lives and preserve the habitat of gorillas which are considered an endangered species.
TV conservationist Bill Oddie and magician Uri Geller handed medals to everyone who ran, jogged or walked the 8km route which passed sites such as St Paul's Cathedral and The Tower of London.
Scotland Yard has confirmed that the hunt for missing schoolgirl Alice Gross is the biggest search operation since the 7/7 bombings in 2005.
The Metropolitan Police has been searching for the 14-year-old since she went missing on 24 August. They've deployed 600 officers from eight forces to search nine square miles of open land and 3.4 miles of canals and rivers.
A former candidate for the leadership of the SNP has ruled out standing for the position again in the wake of Alex Salmond's sudden resignation.
After Scots voted against independence, Mr Salmond announced he will be stepping down from the position of both SNP leader and First Minister.
Roseanna Cunningham stood for the leadership of the party against Mr Salmond in 2004.
A spokesman for Ms Cunningham, the community safety minister in the Scottish Government, said: "Roseanna wants to make it quite clear that she has absolutely no intention or desire to stand for either the leadership or the deputy leadership of the party.
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has already emerged as the clear favourite to take over from Mr Salmond, when he formally steps down at the SNP annual conference in November.
A negative from Marilyn Monroe's first professional photoshoot has sold at auction for £4,250.
The estimate had been between £5,000 and £8,000 but auctioneer Andrew Aldridge said he was "happy with the result".
The image dates back to when the blond bombshell was a 20-year-old factory worker who dreamed of being a model and was still known as Norma Jean Baker.
Turkish intelligence agents brought 49 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkey after more than three months in captivity.
The hostages, including Turkey's consul-general, diplomats' children and special forces soldiers, were brought to the southern Turkish city of Sanliurfa.
Turkish authorities declined to give details on the circumstances of the hostages' release.
The group was seized from the Turkish consulate in Mosul on June 11 during a lightning advance by Islamic State insurgents.