One of the longest-serving and most prominent leaders of so-called Islamic State, Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, is killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo.
The US Treasury criticises 'unfair' tax rulings by the European Commission, following a demand that Apple hands over €13bn in unpaid tax.
NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick should find another country, said Donald Trump after the player sat through the national anthem to protest over race relations.
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron resigns from the government ahead of an expected centrist bid for the presidency in next year's election.
Maine's Republican governor apologises for leaving an obscenity-laden voicemail for a rival politician and says he is considering his position.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls angers political rivals by invoking the symbol of the French republic, Marianne, in the row over "burkini" beach bans.
A state funeral for 37 victims of the Italian earthquake is held in Amatrice, the town that bore the brunt of the disaster.
A car driven by a suicide bomber explodes after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, officials say.
Rules over how female students wear their hair at a South African school are suspended after anti-racism protest from pupils, a local minister says.
A truck bomb explodes outside a hotel in Somalia's capital, killing 22 people in a heavily secured area close to the presidential palace.
DNA has been successfully sequenced in space for the first time.
The TTIP trade deal is dealt another blow as French President Francois Hollande casts doubt on when an agreement will be reached.
One of Australia's best-known landmarks, Uluru, has been filmed from a new perspective.
The French economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has resigned from Francois Hollande's government, amid speculation that he's considering running for president.
South Africa has the highest reported rate of babies born with foetal alcohol syndrome - Nomsa Maseko reports from the Western Cape.
A visual guide to which hairstyles are banned at a South African school accused of racism over its hair rules.
Laura Lanuza, from charity Proactiva Open Arms, describes the scene as thousands of migrants were rescued from boats near the Libyan coast.
The BBC's Nick Bryant speaks to voters in Ohio, one of nine key US battleground states in the US presidential election.
Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz praises the EU on Apple's tax bill
Is the real reason Taylor Swift wasn't at the MTV Video Music Awards because she was called up for jury duty in Nashville?
New Zealand police are investigating reports that 500 cows have been stolen from a dairy farm in Canterbury, possibly in several stages.
St Petersburg fast-food outlet creates special buns to honour Red Square protest artist.
Ground beneath a new highway reveals tusks thought to be a million years old.
Red faces in the Dubai civil service as Sheikh Mohammed's early-morning tour finds nobody at work.
Travellers fled Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Sunday in the latest case of panic at US airports. Are people getting jumpier about attacks?
While covering a Donald Trump rally, BBC reporter Rajini Vaidyanathan received a barrage of online abuse, some of it racist. Here she explains what happened, and how it sheds light on an ugly side to the US Presidential race.
Australia's diplomatic relations have become increasingly complicated as China throws its weight around in the Asia-Pacific region, to the concern of the US.
In a marathon political chess game Spain's acting Prime Minister Rajoy looks set to fail again to form a government, James Badcock reports.
Can an algorithm turn you into an efficient sock-sorting machine?
Uganda's government is being accused of caring more about gorilla tourism than Batwa pygmies, write Tommy Trenchard and Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville.
Thirty years ago, India discovered the dreaded HIV virus had reached its shores when blood samples from six sex workers tested positive.
After a year of asking CEOs to reveal their advice for success, BBC News looks at the role of gender in business mentoring.
Uzbekistan has never commented on the frequent rumours of its president's health, which makes the confirmation of his current illness all the more shocking.
Millie is 14, and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome two years ago - a condition that often goes undiagnosed in women and girls.
A lorry driver who drove the wrong way around a roundabout has been allowed to keep his job.
The mother of twins who were born conjoined and given just a 20% chance of survival says it's 'amazing' how far her daughters have come.
Blind golfer Gerry Kelly defies odds of more than 12,500 to one to hit a hole in one.
Thirteen years after it ended Cold Feet is back for a new series. Colin Paterson has been talking to the cast and creator about it.
Lisa Price shares her account of when she was misdiagnosed after her heart attack.
As gypsies and travellers claim planning rules in England are threatening to destroy their way of life, Billy Welch explains the significance of Appleby, an important event in the Romany Gypsy calendar.
Researchers at Stanford University have designed a unique bird tunnel to observe how tiny birds fly.
Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry has defended her comments about deep-fat fryers, telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme they are "dangerous" and "unhealthy".
With the UK facing a shortage of lorry drivers it's hoped more women will get behind the wheel, but recruitment isn't easy.
A deal to allow Calais migrants to apply for UK asylum at a "hotspot" in France - before they reach Britain - would be a magnet for migrants, former British Ambassador to Paris Sir Peter Ricketts has warned.