The suspected killer of a priest in a French church was being monitored by police and wearing a tag at the time of the attack, prosecutors say.
Former US President Bill Clinton argues why his wife and "best friend" Hillary should lead the nation, in a very personal speech at the Democratic convention.
Growing pressures are leading UK hospitals to increasingly rely on premium overtime pay to get consultants to do extra work, with one paid £375,000 last year, the BBC finds.
An unmarked police car on an emergency call out crashes into customers sitting outside a restaurant in London, leaving two injured.
There could be a spike in UK migration ahead of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union and the possible end to free movement rights, MPs warn.
An episode of Fireman Sam is withdrawn after an "error" which led to a depiction of the Koran being shown.
A charity trains its counsellors to help parents who fear their children are being radicalised.
Doping scandals have reduced public interest in the Olympics, according to a poll for the BBC World Service.
The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his actions.
Apple reports a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared.
Greater equality must be at the heart of Labour's "mission for Britain", Owen Smith is to say in a direct pitch to supporters of rival Jeremy Corbyn.
The remains of a 54-year-old man who disappeared hunting for a hidden stash of gold and jewels in New Mexico have been discovered, local authorities say.
A nun who was in a Rouen church when a priest was attacked tells of her fear when she saw the armed men.
Former President Bill Clinton has taken to the stage at the Democratic convention to make the case for his wife to become America's first female president.
Actress Meryl Streep pays tribute to Hillary Clinton.
Fishermen in the Piura region of Peru have rescued an exhausted whale calf that had become trapped in a net.
CCTV footage emerges of the Japanese knife attacker who killed 19 people.
The site of one of the deadliest attacks to ever hit Iraq has been turned into a shrine to the dead.
A woman from Bradford has been the victim of a so-called honour killing, according to her husband. Her family denies the allegation.
Drones delivering our shopping could become a reality across Britain, says the BBC's Transport correspondent Richard Westcott.
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Ofcom publishes a report into the UK communications market - but what is it all about?
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.
There is shock in Wednesday's newspapers at the killing of a priest in France in an apparent terrorist attack.
Photographer Charles Fox documents the work of the Trapang Sangke fishing community in Cambodia.
Images from different stages of Solar Impulse 2's round-the-world voyage to promote renewable energy.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Steven Spielberg receiving a gold Blue Peter badge and Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Russian drug cheats will still be competing at the Rio Olympic Games despite recent efforts to target them, whistleblowers tell the BBC.
BBC Sport looks back at 20 of the most memorable moments of London 2012.
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer will miss the Olympics and the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Every day hundreds of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin. They're wrong - those cups aren't recyclable.
Test your knowledge of which nations are the tallest and which have grown the most over the past century.
Is the Republican candidate for President too closely aligned with Russian president Vladimir Putin?
There are strong social divisions in how young people use digital technology at home, according to international research from the OECD.
South Sudanese supermodel’s quest to build bridges between two worlds.
As part of the BBC's investigation into the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy on the Isle of Wight in 1996, a dog trained to sniff out bodies, is drafted in.
There is no shortage of companies blaming Brexit for their bad news these days - from job losses to price rises - but is this just a handy excuse?
Martial arts was the theme of a book fair coming to a close in Hong Kong. But being the city it is, there had to be some politics on display, reports Tzu-Wei Liu of BBC Chinese.
The shooting this week at a house in Surrey took place at a house hired out for a pool party. But what is the law surrounding party houses?