The company has vowed to continue after one pilot died and another was seriously injured after a rocket belonging to billionaire Sir Richard Branson's space tourism venture crashed during a test flight, US authorities said.
Detectives investigating a fatal fire at a firework factory in Stafford have released the names of those who are believed to have died in the blaze.
41-year-old Simon Hillier, of Mountside Street, Hednesford, and Stewart Staples, 57, of Bond Way, Hednesford.
Although formal identification isn't likely to be confirmed for some weeks, evidence gathered places both of the men at the scene when the explosion happened.
Burkina Faso's former President Blaise Compaore has arrived in the Ivory Coast, military sources have told Reuters.
Islamic State militants have killed 85 more members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq, in a killing campaign launched last week in retaliation for resistance against the group's territorial advances, a tribal leader and security official told Reuters.
Sheikh Naeem al-Ga'oud, one of the tribe's leaders, said Islamic State killed 50 displaced members of Albu Nimr on Friday. In a separate incident, a security official said 35 bodies were found in a mass grave.
A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in the Isle of Man.
It happened as the island's police force launched a knife and gun amnesty.
Last night's attack happened at an address in Hilltop Rise, Douglas.
From today, the public can hand in guns, knives and other weapons into police stations in the capital, Ramsey, Castletown and Peel.
Witnesses should call CID on 01624 631212 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A man claiming to Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said that more than 200 girls kidnapped by the group six months ago from northeast Nigeria had been "married off" to its fighters, contradicting government claims they would soon be freed, Agence France-Presse reports.
The militants usually give a copy of their videos to the French news agency a day before they get posted online. The latest one is likely to raise doubts about whether talks between a rebel faction and the government in neighbouring Chad will secure the girls' release.
The Police Federation has warned that a lack of training could hamper the pilot scheme to scrap police cautions.
Outbreaks of rain will clear away from more southeastern parts by early afternoon. Brighter skies with good sunny periods across the rest of England and also Wales will spread east.
Later this afternoon cloud and rain will arrive in western parts of England and Wales with some gusty winds, and this rain will be edging further east this evening. There'll be some showers across Northwest Scotland and sunny breaks further east but rain will spread to the south and west of Scotland later this afternoon and evening. After a fine morning rain will spread into Northern Ireland. Top temperature 18 Celsius (64F).
Ed Miliband is paying "lip service" to the principle of House of Lords reform the Liberal Democrats have said.
The Labour leader's plans drew an angry response from the Lib Dems who bitterly accused Labour of combining with Conservative MPs to wreck their plans to reform the Lords two years ago.
Ed Miliband will say the House of Lords should be replaced with an elected Senate at Labour’s North West conference in Blackpool today.
Mr Miliband is expected to say: