Clinton plans would start WWIII - Trump
Donald Trump says presidential rival Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would lead to "World War Three".
Canadian nurse charged with eight murders
A nursing home worker in Ontario is charged with eight counts of murder spanning several years.
Sexual harassment of female MPs widespread, report says
Sexual harassment and even violence against female parliamentarians is widespread, a new report says.
Venezuela's parliament votes to try President Maduro
Venezuela's opposition-led parliament votes to open a trial against President Nicolas Maduro - a move he describes as a coup attempt.
'Miracle' US children survive after father's leap from bridge
Two young children survive after their father jumps off a bridge with them in the US state of New Jersey.
'Aleppo toy smuggler' Rami Adham rejects fraud claims
A Finnish-Syrian man known for smuggling toys into Aleppo rejects fraud allegations after Finnish police launch an investigation.
Apple iPhone sales fall, but beat estimates
Apple reports its third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales, but sales beat analyst expectations.
Renewable energy capacity overtakes coal
The International Energy Agency says that the world's capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources has now overtaken coal.
Calais 'Jungle': Demolition crews pull down migrant camp
Crews dismantle the "Jungle" camp in Calais with sledgehammers as migrants continue to leave by bus.
Iran 'jails dual US-Iranian national Robin Shahini for 18 years'
A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with a hostile government.
Mayors of Kurdish Turkey city Diyarbakir held in terror probe
The co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey's largest Kurdish-majority city, have been detained as part of a terror investigation, security officials say.
Vatican bans cremation ashes scattering in new guidelines
The ashes of cremated Catholics cannot be kept at home, scattered or divided among family members, the Vatican announces.
A special report with Iraqi troops as they near Mosul
Iraqi soldiers near the centre of the stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the fight for Mosul.
Confusion mars Calais 'Jungle' camp clearance
Child migrants living in the Calais 'Jungle' camp are allegedly given contradictory guidance
The millennials voting for Trump because they have 'no choice'
Donald Trump is struggling among millennial voters in recent polls so what are his remaining supporters saying?
From Kenyan slums to Europe's catwalks
The tailors from the Kenyan slum of Kibera whose suits are now being shown on the catwalks of Europe.
Who are the southern Belgians blocking Ceta?
One Belgian region is standing between Europe and Canada's attempts to broker a trade agreement.
Ghana mayor braids hair ahead of vote
Ghana mayor steps up election campaign with an unusual tactic.
Tennis player on cutting off her hair during a match
Svetlana Kuznetsova explains why she cut off a piece of her own ponytail during her WTA Finals match against Agnieszka Radwanska in Singapore.
Justin Timberlake in election voting selfie gaffe
Justin Timberlake is spared a brush with the law after posting a voting selfie in Tennessee.
WW2 POW's postcard returned to family by teacher
A postcard from a Nazi labour camp is returned to a POW's family after a teacher found it in the road.
China clean-up stopped over too many cigarette butts
Clean-up campaign halts over suspicions litter being brought into city.
Russian brews up in one-man tea party protest
A man in Siberia takes his kettle to city hall to protest at power cuts.
France presidential hopeful in pastry price gaffe
French politician tripped up by the cost of a pain au chocolat.
Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.
A killing in Paris
The fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor in a Paris street has sparked angry demonstrations. But why are France's Chinese targeted for violent attacks?
Corruption and scandal
America, a beacon of global democracy, is having a torrid presidential election and many Nigerians and other Africans are loving the irony on Twitter.
Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.
Framing the mafia
Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.
Crushed by tanks
In October 1956, Hungarian workers and students protested against Soviet oppression. Peter Pallai was among the rebels.
The BBC's M Ilyas Khan asks why militants are attacking Quetta, a city caught in struggles between regional powers and militant groups.
Private or public?
With Uganda's public education system reeling from absent teachers, poor facilities and high dropout rates, could private education be the answer?
Why are people confusing Tom Hanks and Bill Murray?
A photo from 2013 has really confused the internet - again.