The first results are being declared in English council polls as counting continues across the UK in elections to the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly.
A former South Yorkshire Police press officer claims she was asked to "spin" news during the Hillsborough inquests, the BBC can reveal.
Police shoot a UK-registered car carrying suspected people smugglers after a high-speed chase that crossed from Belgium into France, state media says.
The first editions of Friday's papers carry an eclectic range of stories, having been published just as polls closed in the elections held across the UK.
Readers give their reasons why New Day paper came to an end
Political pups excite Twitter users on election day
Public urged to track 'nurdles' on Scotland's beaches
What it means to have the UK's most common name?
Battle to save reputation of a man who died 58 years ago
An exhibition opens about one of the most famous recording studios