Four Russian cruise missiles fired at Syria from the Caspian Sea landed on Iran, unnamed US officials say
Volkswagen's US boss makes a "sincere apology" to US lawmakers for installing "defeat devices" to cheat emissions tests on its diesel cars.
The New Horizons mission returns its first colour image of Pluto's atmospheric hazes and shows them to have a blue tinge.
Fifa provisionally suspends president Sepp Blatter, secretary general Jerome Valcke and Uefa chief Michel Platini for 90 days.
Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after a French train terror attack, is in hospital after being stabbed in Sacramento, California.
Republican Kevin McCarthy is dropping out of the race for Speaker of the US House of Representatives, surprising many who favoured him to win.
Rupert Murdoch apologises for tweets suggesting US President Barack Obama is not a "real black president" and supporting Ben Carson.
A Hungarian photographer takes down fashion photos inspired by migrants making the arduous journey through Europe after criticism.
EU ministers agree to beef up the bloc's border force Frontex in order to speed up deportations of failed asylum seekers.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Hindus and Muslims should fight poverty, not each other, in his first comments on the lynching of a Muslim man.
Lionel Messi will stand trial on tax fraud charges, a court in Spain rules, rejecting a request to drop charges against the Barcelona striker.
A string of natural grey pearls and a Kashmir sapphire break world records at an auction in Hong Kong.
The latest to lose their life at sea was a baby boy found washed up on the shores of Kos.
A BBC team has been granted rare access inside the reclusive state of North Korea.
The battle in Syria's skies explained in 60 seconds.
Volkswagen's US boss Michael Horn has said he would like to "offer a sincere apology" over the emissions scandal.
A Muslim lawmaker from Indian-administered Kashmir is beaten up in the state assembly by members of the Hindu nationalist BJP for hosting a "beef party".
A Singaporean package delivery firm flies a t-shirt and letter to a small island - but how long will it be before the tech is ready for regular use?
Shaimaa Khalil reports on a school where students are studying outdoors, 10 years after a major earthquake in Pakistan.
A contractor working for the Texas Department of Transportation is left dangling from a Houston bridge before rescuers manage to pull him to safety.
What should we make of North Korea? It's the most isolated country on the planet with a leadership which boasts that it has nuclear devices. Steve Evans is there and reports that it is a country which is changing.
Saudi Arabia is responding to Russian airstrikes on Syria by stepping up arms supplies to rebels, a Saudi government official tells the BBC.
The children of Syria and Iraq are being moulded into a new generation of militants by the jihadist group Islamic State, writes Jessica Stern.
Volvo says it will be 'one of the first' firms to take full responsibility for accidents involving driverless cars.
The 48-million-year-old fossilised remains of a horse foetus have been described by scientists.
A court dismisses allegations that a former Delhi minister's pet dog, Don the labrador, would bite his wife on command.
The Bank of England votes 8-1 to hold UK interest rates at the record low of 0.5%.
Former Pimco bond trader Bill Gross is suing his former employer for wrongful dismissal and claiming $200m in damages.
The US actors who voice video games have voted to strike over pay and conditions unless agreement with publishers can be reached soon.
Three British companies have created a device to deter drones from entering sensitive areas by freezing them mid-flight.
Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich wins the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature.
James Bond star Daniel Craig has said he would only do another Bond movie "for the money", ahead of the release of Spectre in November.
The European Food Safety Authority publishes its initial risk assessment of using insects as a source of protein for human consumption and animal feed.
A reassessment of ancient rocks leads scientists to estimate that Earth's inner core started to form earlier than was previously thought, around 1.3 billion years ago.
The three West African countries at the heart of the Ebola epidemic record their first week with no new cases since the outbreak began in March 2014.
A blood test can more than halve the number of people admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack, say doctors.
England's Steven Finn takes four wickets in a warm-up game to press claims for a place in the first Test against Pakistan.
The saga of the billion-dollar Scottish flat
Has America already had a female president?
Caf president Issa Hayatou takes temporary charge of Fifa after football's world governing body suspends Sepp Blatter.
MPs in Kenya react furiously after the electricity supply to parliament was cut for three days apparently because of an unpaid $97,00 bill.
Indonesia's president has asked for international assistance to put out forest fires that have sent a thick haze over the country and its neighbours.
Cambodia's government raises the minimum wage for garment workers by nearly 10% following tense negotiations with the unions.
Opposition MPs let off tear gas in Kosovo's parliament chamber, in a noisy protest over a government deal with Serbia.
German exports fell in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, and imports were also down sharply.
Guatemala announces it will build new houses for families left homeless by a devastating landslide which killed more than 200 people last week.
A Honduran ex-minister and president of Marathon football club, Yankel Rosenthal, is charged in Miami with drug trafficking and money laundering.
Six Israelis have been wounded and one assailant shot dead in the latest in a spate of stabbing attacks, police say.
At least 13 people have been killed an explosion at a wedding in a rebel-held village in Yemen, medics say.
Police who arrested tennis star James Blake after mistaking his identity will face excessive force charges.
Singer Selena Gomez reveals she is receiving chemotherapy after being diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus.
Exhibition focuses on the work of UK songwriters and their working processes
Fight to preserve colonial history
Ma Ba Tha monks flex political muscle in Myanmar
Is this manga cartoon of a six-year-old Syrian girl racist?
Albino attack survivors learn to live with false limbs
The man who survived a Taliban roadblock
How a runaway from West Africa got lucky in Europe
This building uses good design to help people with cancer
Are pop-ups the best way to establish a business?
Rugby can blossom for 2019 World Cup hosts Japan