At least 19 people are killed in a knife attack at a residential care centre for people with disabilities in the Japanese city of Sagamihara.
The Solar Impulse becomes the first aircraft to circle the globe powered by the sun after landing in Abu Dhabi on the last leg of its journey.
When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a new study reveals.
The police response to hate crime is to be reviewed after a sharp rise in incidents following the EU referendum, the government is to announce.
O2 customer data is being sold by criminals on the dark net, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned.
Video showing the Syrian man who blew himself up in Ansbach, Germany, pledging allegiance to so-called Islamic State is found on his phone, officials say.
Seven Russian swimmers and three rowers are banned from the Rio Olympics by their sports' governing bodies after last week's McLaren Report.
Theresa May is to meet Irish counterpart Enda Kenny for talks set to be dominated by the fallout from the UK's vote to leave the EU.
Pregnant women should no longer be told not to eat raw or lightly cooked eggs, a food safety committee recommends.
Natwest and parent company RBS have become the first UK banks to warn they may have to charge to accept deposits due to low interest rates.
US basketball star Michael Jordan, previously criticised for not speaking out about political issues, says he can "no longer stay silent" after police shootings and deaths.
Prince Harry hosts an event for the mental health charity, Heads Together, attended by sports stars including Rio Ferdinand and Kelly Holmes.
A teenage girl arrested at school over claims of bullying has spoken to the BBC about her experience. Nottinghamshire Police said it had received a complaint about the arrest.
London's Garden Bridge project has been pushed back until at least the autumn.
Supporters of Bernie Sanders booed after the senator urged them to support Hillary Clinton on day one of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Watch an archive interview with Marni Nixon, who was known as Hollywood's invisible voice, after it was announced she has died aged 86.
The Mexican Navy picked up a huge haul of cocaine floating in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Chiapas, on Saturday.
An eyewitness describes the panic after a failed Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up in the German town of Ansbach.
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Eddie Mair and Kirsty Young are voted the UK's favourite radio voices in a poll conducted by Radio Times.
The UK Quidditch team win their first world cup medal, finishing third as Australia take the title at the tournament in Frankfurt.
Counter-terror police are struggling to define a spate of recent attacks. Is there a common thread that can help prevent them in future, asks the BBC's Frank Gardner.
What is going on in Germany and do the recent attacks herald a new era of insecurity?
Theresa May is in Northern Ireland for the first time since taking over as prime minister to talk about what will happen on the border.
A crackdown on rail fares and concerns over broadband speeds are among the stories that make front page headlines.
Photographer Charles Fox documents the work of the Trapang Sangke fishing community in Cambodia.
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A selection of some of the shortlisted images in this year's EyeEm Awards.
England produced a flawless performance to beat Pakistan by 330 runs in the second Test, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
England manager Sam Allardyce says Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will determine where Wayne Rooney plays for his country.
Stoke City sign Wales midfielder Joe Allen from Premier League rivals Liverpool for £13m on a five-year deal.
Russian athletes are arriving in Rio for the Olympics Games, but how many will be cleared to compete?
Twenty years after a 16-year-old boy vanished on a night out in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, the BBC has spent months reinvestigating the case.
Could sticking to the traditional suit at work hamper your career?
A Frenchman is suing his former employer for "bore out" - being "killed professionally" through boredom - but is there any such thing?
Iranians and Georgians appalled by national uniforms designed for Olympics opening ceremony.
The UK government's getting together with the retail giant Amazon, to start testing flying drones that can deliver parcels to your door.
Marni Nixon, who sang Audrey Hepburn's parts in My Fair Lady, has died at the age of 86.
In the five years between being diagnosed with cancer and her death on Saturday, Dr Kate Granger changed the face of doctor-patient relations and raised tens of thousands of pounds for charity.
As Prince Harry admits he didn't speak for years about the effect of his mother's death, how have parents helped their children with loss?
Several British cyclists excelled in this year's Tour de France, not just Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish. Here are three of them.