Apple could be ordered to pay billions of euros in back taxes in the Republic of Ireland under a European Union ruling expected on Tuesday.
A car driven by a suicide bomber explodes after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, officials say.
A New Zealand judge allows internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to livestream his appeal against extradition to the US on YouTube.
About 6,500 migrants are rescued in a series of 40 co-ordinated operations off the coast of Libya, the Italian coast guard says.
A British man who was injured trying to save a fellow backpacker as she was stabbed to death in Australia has died, Queensland Police says.
US actor Gene Wilder, remembered by many for his lead role in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, dies aged 83, his family confirms.
Mexico's federal police chief, Enrique Galindo, has been sacked following allegations police killed at least 22 suspected members of a drugs cartel.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd is due to meet her French counterpart in Paris later, amid calls for British border controls in Calais to be reviewed.
An Aboriginal mother has posted photos of her daughter dressed in 'whiteface' to highlight the "double standards" inflaming racial debates in Australia.
Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff defends her record at her Senate impeachment trial and says accusations are "pretexts" for a "coup".
Hillary Clinton's personal aide, Huma Abedin, says she is separating from her husband, disgraced former politician Anthony Weiner, amid a new sexting scandal.
Monsoon floods in the Ganges river have broken previous records in four locations in northern India, officials tell the BBC
South Africa has the highest reported rate of babies born with foetal alcohol syndrome - Nomsa Maseko reports from the Western Cape.
At least 60 people are now known to have been killed in Yemen by a suicide bomber, who drove a car into a military building in the city of Aden.
About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya in 40 co-ordinated missions, the Italian coastguard has said.
The BBC's Nick Higham looks back at the career of actor Gene Wilder, who has died at the age of 83.
A prototype racing car, testing self-driving technology for the forthcoming Roborace contest, takes a lap around Donington Park's circuit.
Drone footage from Italian firefighters shows the devastation in Accumoli, one of the towns hit by the earthquake on 24 August which left at least 290 dead.
More than 300 reindeer have been killed in a lightning storm on a mountain plateau in Norway.
Researchers at Stanford University have designed a unique bird tunnel to observe how tiny birds fly.
Red faces in the Dubai civil service as Sheikh Mohammed's early-morning tour finds nobody at work.
Triathlons are tough at the best of times, but one competitor in the Dublin city event got more than he bargained for when he and a deer collided.
Germany's economy minister claims that talks about the TTIP trade deal have failed highlight the uphill battle that negotiators are facing.
Your questions answered on the impeachment proceedings against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.
Wild-eyed star who became one of Hollywood's top comedy talents.
As American Football player Colin Kaepernick attracts criticism for refusing to stand for the US national anthem, what is the etiquette surrounding playing the national anthem and displaying the flag?
Scores of historic sites in Bagan - some there since the 10th Century - were badly damaged by the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Myanmar on Wednesday.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Amateur rocket enthusiasts have gathered in Scotland to mark 30 years of aiming for the skies.
Aerial shots reveal the devastation in Amatrice following Wednesday's earthquake which killed at least 247 people in central Italy.
Images from before and after an earthquake struck central Italy show the huge scale of the disaster.
Arsenal are willing to let England midfielder Jack Wilshere go out on loan to get first-team football.
New England manager Sam Allardyce says retaining Manchester United's Wayne Rooney as captain was an "easy decision" to make.
Novak Djokovic beats Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at the US Open - despite the Serb requiring treatment to his arm.
Can an algorithm turn you into an efficient sock-sorting machine?
In a marathon political chess game Spain's acting Prime Minister Rajoy looks set to fail again to form a government, James Badcock reports.
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.
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.
After a year of asking CEOs to reveal their advice for success, BBC News looks at the role of gender in business mentoring.
The Facebook group where passengers cast a humorous eye on the behaviour of tram conductors.
The world's first cancer vaccine has halved the number of new cervical cancers ten years after it was first administered in Australia.