An 87-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman at a care home is released on police bail.
A teenager is jailed for life for the murder of a man he stabbed in the stomach during a drunken argument.
Hayley Simmonds may not have gone to the Rio Olympics, but her non-selection shows the depth in Great British cycling.
League Two side Cambridge United sign former Watford striker Uche Ikpeazu on a short-term contract.
Striker Oliver McBurnie scores twice on his debut as Swansea City beat Peterborough in their EFL Cup second-round tie.
Helder Costa scores one goal and sets up another as Wolves beat Cambridge to extend their unbeaten run and reach the EFL Cup third round.
The death toll in the Italian earthquake rises to 247 as rescuers continue efforts to find survivors in the rubble of Amatrice and nearby small towns.
Hospitals in Orlando say they will not charge for treatment provided to survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre in which 49 people were killed.
The Indian government unveils a draft law which would ban commercial surrogacy, in an attempt to regulate the industry.
Colombians celebrate the announcement of a historic peace agreement to put an end to more than five decades of conflict.
An impoverished man in India carries his wife's body for 12km after the hospital where she died allegedly failed to provide a vehicle to transport her body.
United States goalkeeper Hope Solo is suspended for six months for describing Olympic opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards".
Thirteen people including seven students died in an attack by gunmen on the American University in the Afghan capital Kabul, police say.
Kenyan athletes are stranded in a Rio shanty town where gun shots can be heard after the closure of the Olympic village, the team captain says.
The president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, faces an impending challenge to his increasingly shaky rule in the island nation, sources tell the BBC.
French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel dies at the age of 86 after suffering from Parkinson's disease, her family says.
A driver playing Pokemon Go while behind the wheel in Japan is arrested after hitting two women, killing one of them, say police.
A missing Czech hiker is found sheltering in a remote mountain hut in New Zealand, telling police her partner fell to his death a month ago.
Footage shows children being pulled from Italian earthquake rubble alive
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addressed supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi.
Patrick Hardison, the volunteer fireman who underwent the world's most extensive face transplant, on his new-found hope.
After more than three years of peace talks in Cuba, the Colombian Government and the left wing guerrilla group, the FARC, have reached a final peace deal.
Mathilde Cousin describes what happened on a Nice beach when French police appeared to make a woman remove clothing under a "burkini ban".
A 3D printer that can produce large items such as plane parts is developed.
Dahi Handi one of India's most spectacular festivals that involves making a human pyramid and breaking an earthen pot filled with yoghurt suspended high in the sky.
A runner and the dog which joined him on a Chinese ultra-marathon, winning fans worldwide, are reunited after "Gobi" goes missing in China.
Engineers in the US have built the first self-contained, entirely soft robot - in the shape of a 7cm octopus.
Jaywalkers in a Chinese city are taken to a classroom and taught about traffic rules.
Route on the Russian-Belarusian border is secretly upgraded by fruit smugglers.
New directive also tells police in Manila not to scratch any part of their bodies.
Japanese companies are paying for employees to attend "crying workshops".
The largest town that Boko Haram ever controlled still lies in ruins, frozen in time nearly 18 months after Nigeria's military recaptured it, writes the BBC's Martin Patience.
A year after 71 people suffocated in the back of an airless lorry on its way to Austria, Bethany Bell and Nick Thorpe retrace the journey and ask what went wrong.
Pedro Almodovar on why his 20th film is his most serious yet.
A survey by Pew Research found that supporters of Trump and Clinton have very different opinions about America's past.
A look at the growing number of businesses who are trying to make a positive difference to society by speaking out on societal or political issues, and their reasons for doing so.
A slick music video in which a US invasion force is destroyed by a patriotic tsunami has upset Iranian conservatives.
Successful bosses often boast of how little they sleep, but is sleeping more better for your career?
The alleged murder of two women in China, reportedly so their bodies could be used in ghost weddings, shines a light on an ancient and enduring Chinese ritual.
France's immigrant suburbs have a terrible image and are accused of breeding jihadists, but there is a hidden, dynamic side to them, says Henri Astier.
Pyongyang's Central Zoo, home to elephants, turtles and a surprisingly large variety of dogs, re-opened its doors after some two years of renovations.
A new study suggests ramen noodles are now the most valuable prison commodity. Why and how do inmates whip up their own delicacies?
Indian woman takes on the trolls after writing in defence of the female gaze.
As US Vice-President Joe Biden arrives in the Turkish capital, how do relations between the two countries stand?
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addresses supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi.
Katy Bourne explains that although the sun is shining there are dangers to beachgoers
The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia have paid tribute to an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".
The world's longest aircraft has been damaged after a nosedive landing on its second test flight. Angela Marie Hatwell was there and saw it happen.
A King penguin at Edinburgh Zoo who has been a mascot to the King of Norway's Guard since 1972 has been officially made a Brigadier.
Teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive their GCSE results on Thursday.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn angered by media questions about claims he was not able to get a seat on a Virgin Train.
The Labour leadership challenger says the country will be ill-served by leaving the EU.
Elan Shoffman has Parkinson's disease, but he is determined to deliver a speech at his daughter's wedding.
Experts say stronger MDMA and ecstasy are causing "more mental issues".
MPs are calling for a ban on plastic microbeads found in many cosmetics and toiletries.
Team GB is second in the Rio Olympics medals table - watch some of the highlights.
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