A US judge has determined there is enough evidence to send actor and comedian Bill Cosby to trial on a sexual assault charge.
An NHS doctor left his family in the UK and joined the Islamic State group in Syria, the BBC learns from leaked IS recruitment papers.
The Russian Olympic Committee says 14 of its athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics have tested positive for doping during re-tests of their samples.
New satellite imagery appears to reveal extensive damage to a major airbase in Syria used by Russia after an attack by Islamic State militants.
Birmingham's children's services will be run by a trust after failings that saw the department named "a national disgrace".
Burt Kwouk, who was best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, dies aged 85.
Contractors trying to retrieve the bodies of three men killed in the Didcot power station collapse halt their search.
A man dies after a crash near Glasgow involving a car and a heavy agricultural vehicle which was towing a digger.
Home Secretary Theresa May calls for an end to a "culture of bullying and harassment" in parts of the fire service in England as she announces "radical reforms", including a new system of inspections.
French finance officials raid the Paris offices of US internet giant Google as part of a €1.6bn tax fraud investigation.
A strategically significant Syrian airbase, used by Russia, appears to have been almost completely destroyed - according to new satellite imagery exclusively seen by the BBC. Stratfor analyst Sim Tack explains.
US Navy researchers test drones that can be shot into the sky for rapid deployment.
The Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, has told MPs that his department's cat is on course to have more Twitter followers than him.
Chewbacca surprises students at a Republic of Ireland primary on Monday.
Burt Kwouk, who was best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, has died aged 85.
Twitter's chief executive explains why he is changing its restrictions on how long tweets are allowed to be.
As well as carrying out his official engagements, President Obama found time for less formal meetings during his visit in Vietnam.
As The Selfish Gene notches up 40 years in print, Richard Dawkins discusses its legacy, the "resuscitation" of software he wrote in the 1980s - and giving up Twitter.
Iraqi pro-government forces are marching to Falluja to attempt to seize the city back from IS, but what kind of challenge can they expect from the jihadists?
A London-based company says a self-imposed tax could solve the gender pay gap.
Hundreds of pupils across the UK have faced disruption to exams following a spate of hoax calls.
Chewbacca from Star Wars takes a break from filming to pay a visit to a primary school in County Kerry.
Clicking the red cross on the Windows 10 pop-up box now activates the upgrade instead of closing the box.
Jose Mourinho's representatives are meeting Manchester United officials as the Portuguese moves closer to becoming the club's next manager.
England and Wales fans cannot drink in Lens around their sides' Euro 2016 game as a 24-hour alcohol ban is put in place.
Britain's Johanna Konta and Laura Robson both fail to win a set as they go out of the French Open in the first round.
Andy Murray finally battles past 37-year-old qualifier Radek Stepanek to avoid a shock first-round French Open defeat.
The Bank of England governor robustly defends his stance on the UK's EU referendum debate and accuses one of his critics of trying to "undermine" the Bank's remit.
Government borrowing was higher than analysts' expectations in April after company tax payments were lower than forecast.
British expats are "desperately disappointed" after losing their Supreme Court battle for the right to vote in the EU referendum on 23 June.
Tony Blair calls for a "proper ground war" against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - and admits he "underestimated" post-war planning in Iraq.
Thousands of people with type-2 diabetes in the UK are missing out on obesity surgery that would slash blood sugars and even lead to remission in some cases, a team of experts say.
Anti-malarial drug Lariam, which can cause severe side-effects, should be the "drug of last resort" for UK troops, MPs on the defence committee say.
An emergency fund to provide education during conflicts and natural disasters is launched at the World Humanitarian Summit.
Youngsters at three schools in Edinburgh closed over safety fears return to their own classrooms.
World-of-Warcraft-maker Blizzard releases its first original gaming franchise in nearly two decades, and hopes it will resonate with e-sports competitors.
Facebook has announced changes to the way it runs its Trending Topics feed, following an internal investigation.
US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold takes the million-euro Millennium Technology Prize for pioneering 'directed evolution'.
European scientists are working on techniques that would allow them to routinely monitor the health of corals worldwide from orbit.
Paul Gambaccini will replace Tony Blackburn on Radio 2's Pick of the Pops as part of new schedule changes.
A spoof series of four books called Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, which reimagines the Famous Five as adults, is being published.
For years doctors in the US made little attempt to save the lives of premature babies, but there was one place distressed parents could turn for help - a sideshow on Coney Island.
How the cornflower has become the centre of a political controversy in Austria.
From Twiggy to Alexa - Marks & Spencer's battle to be a High Street trendsetter
Colourful creations from the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show
What led to the sinking of a migrant boat off Libya, drowning up to 700 people
Where will UK tourists go instead of Tunisia?
What happens to people who are deported to the UK?
'In a split-second I tried to hang myself'
How virtual reality is changing the way we work
The US veterans who went back to start a new life
Six things about the $6 meal in Vietnam