The death toll from overnight clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Baghdad has risen to 10.
The Met Office has issued four weather warnings across the UK for Saturday, including parts of north-east England where heavy flooding has caused significant disruption in previous weeks.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has no concerns about his position despite the highly-rated Mauricio Pochettino’s exit from Tottenham.
Colin Skipp, who played Tony Archer for more than 40 years on The Archers, has died at the age of 80.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has challenged his players to be brave and make a fast start at Arsenal.
Local roads are now in a worse condition than they were 12 months ago, according to almost half of UK motorists.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has insisted she can still be Prime Minister despite a slide in recent polls for her party.
Pope Francis tended to the needs of Thailand’s tiny Catholic hierarchy, urging priests and nuns to find ways to communicate the faith with “a Thai face and flesh” in an overwhelmingly Buddhist country.
Kilmarnock winger Chris Burke hopes it is second time lucky against Hearts after being denied his Tynecastle winner last month.
Crawley are close to full strength for their clash with League Two promotion hopefuls Exeter.