Migrants in Calais seeking asylum in the UK should be able to lodge their claim in France and not have to wait until they reach British soil, the region's president says.
A ceasefire has come into effect in Colombia between the main leftist rebel group and the government, ending one of the world's longest insurgencies.
The health of patients is being put at risk because GPs are being forced to carry out complex consultations in 10 minutes or less, doctors are warning.
A bomb explodes in the middle of the night outside a Brussels crime laboratory, causing "significant" damage but no casualties, Belgian media report.
Ex-shadow chancellor Ed Balls says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership is a "leftist utopian fantasy, devoid of connection to the reality of people's lives".
Royal Navy warship HMS Daring is to be sent to the Gulf to support US carriers that are launching bombing raids on militants from the Islamic State group.
A test that can detect the stickiness of a key protein molecule could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests.
Legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies aged 66 of a heart attack in California, just days after performing at the prestigious Los Angeles Forum.
A team of six people complete a Nasa-funded Mars simulation in Hawaii, after living in a dome in near isolation for a year.
A 62-year-old man is arrested after allegedly filling a lubricant dispenser with hydrochloric acid at a gay club in Sydney.
Unconfirmed reports of shots, later described by police as just "loud noises", spark evacuations at Los Angeles airport.
Five schoolboys who applied to be the new managing team of the England football team meet the man who pipped them to the top job.
Work is under way to clear and reopen the M20 in Kent following the collapse of a footbridge.
A camp psychologist at the Kara Tepe refugee camp in Greece explains how refugees there take care of their mental health.
Kazakhstan is preparing to launch its own version of the popular TV series Game of Thrones.
A team of scientists has just completed an unusual experiment to find out what it would be like to experience life on Mars.
Xiong Jigen, 43, is one of many men inside China's remote "bachelor village", where bad roads and a skewed gender imbalance has made it difficult to find a wife.
Every four years, people in Bavaria, southern Germany, stage the Muensing Ox Race - which draws crowds of thousands.
Australian teenager Lachlan Smart has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft.
Nathan Blecharczyk, one of the co-founders of Airbnb, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.
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It was a case of many apey returns for a chimpanzee celebrating his 21st birthday at a Conwy zoo.
MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace criticises Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry, calling her comments on deep-fat fryers an "attack on our British way of life".
Pakistan has told all three million Afghan refugees within its borders to leave - causing chaos on its borders, the BBC's M Ilyas Khan reports.
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?
Militants of so-called Islamic State are on the verge of being ousted completely from their stronghold in Libya’s central coastal city of Sirte.
Battling ministers, the search for staff and working out what kind of deal to go for - how the Whitehall machine is gearing up for Brexit.
Twenty years ago, the US overhauled its cash welfare system - the portion of US assistance that is offered to poor families as a direct payment. But how does this system compare to other high-income countries?
A guide to this year's GCSEs.
Jeremy Corbyn has brought the issue of overcrowded trains into the spotlight again, but why are our trains so busy and just how bad is the problem?
New independent data suggests that the augmented reality craze is beginning to cool off.
MPs have recommended banning the tiny particles of plastic called "microbeads" which are used in a number of cosmetics and cleaning products. But why have they taken the move?
Historian and author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari speaks about the future of humanity.
Monday's papers consider China's growing involvement in UK industry including planned investment in nuclear power, while hopes are voiced that Britons can "fire up their bank holiday barbecues",
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.
Uncapped West Ham winger Michail Antonio is called up to manager Sam Allardyce's first England squad.
Raheem Sterling's double and a goal from Fernandinho help Manchester City beat West Ham to maintain their 100% start to the season
Bryony Page wins trampoline silver to become the first British woman to claim an Olympic medal in the event.
Broadcaster Melvyn Bragg has called for the government to follow the model of Team GB's Olympic success and invest in the north of England. BBC News asks which of the regions' strengths it should focus on?
An IFS study says men still get paid more on average than women. But some have questioned if that's really what the numbers show.
Xiong Jigen, 43, is one of many men inside China's remote "bachelor village', where bad roads and few women make it hard to find a wife.
The Facebook group where passengers cast a humorous eye on the behaviour of tram conductors.
How Indian entrepreneur Lavanya Nalli is leading the modernisation of her family's 88-year-old clothing company, while still holding on to its decades of tradition.
Empty rails and closing signs as a stalwart of the British High Street says its final farewell.
How a long-running Irish beauty pageant became the unlikely battleground for the debate over the country's abortion laws.
Jane Austen's ring, a £50m Picasso and other objects the UK has fought to keep in the country.
Alongside the boisterous revellers on London's first regular all-night Tube service were a sprinkling of more introverted, nocturnal travellers.