- Salisbury poisoning: Police ‘identify Novichok suspects’
Several Russians have been identified as suspects in the nerve agent attack, reports say.
- Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill
Prime Minister Netanyahu hails a “defining moment” as Israeli Arab MPs condemn the legislation.
- Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy
Dawn media group boss alleges “deep state” interference in politics a week before national elections.
- Australia overtaking UK for overseas students
Australia is overtaking the UK as the world’s second biggest destination for international students.
- India Netflix actor Rajshri Deshpande ‘disgusted by porn star label’
Rajshri Deshpande criticises people for sharing a sex scene from the Sacred Games as a porn clip.
- Oregon wildfire causes death and evacuations
The fast moving fire has been burning since Tuesday and has spread over 45,000-acres.
- New UK Brexit secretary set for Brussels talks
Dominic Raab will meet the bloc’s chief negotiator, as the EU warns states to step up plans for no deal.
- Macron aide Benalla in French probe for beating protester
A member of the French president’s staff was filmed beating a man during a protest in Paris.
- Court rules South Korea must pay for Sewol victims
The state is liable for the 2014 ferry disaster and must pay compensation, a court rules.
- Australia PM says Pope must sack archbishop over cover-up
Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson was convicted of covering up abuse by a paedophile priest.
- Ryan Gosling’s Neil Armstrong movie to open Venice Film Festival
First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, also stars The Crown’s Claire Foy.
- Sharks attack two children in New York, officials say
A girl and a boy receive puncture wounds in the first recorded incidents off Long Island in 70 years.
- Boater accidentally drains English canal
The lock gate paddles were left open by the “rushing” boater allowing the water to pour out.
- Van Gogh Starry Night house mural in Florida can stay
A fine imposed on a couple who painted their home as a landmark for their autistic son is waived.
- Tour de France: Why Alpe d’Huez is called “the greatest climb in cycling”
Find out why the Tour de France’s Alpe d’Huez stage is known as “the greatest climb in cycling”.
- The women using traditional make-up as sunscreen
Girls and women in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh use traditional makeup for sun protection.
- Nicaragua: From revolution to crisis in pictures
Photos taken during the 1979 Nicaraguan revolution and during recent unrest highlight some similarities. BBC Mundo’s Arturo Wallace in the capital Managua explains what we can learn from them.
- How do US elections stack up to others around the world?
Around the world, most campaigns last a few weeks. In the US, it’s a different story – here’s why.
- Women fight back against Peru’s national sterilisation scheme
Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme.
- Lagos Death Cafe founder: It’s about life
Once a month Hope Ogbologugo hosts a Death Cafe in Lagos where people gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.
- Yemen war: What life is like for children in the country
Ramzi is 11 and has become the man of the house after his father was killed in a Saudi airstrike.
- Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday quiz
Test your knowledge about the inspirational leader on what would have been his 100th birthday.
- 7 shows that helped make Netflix so popular
We revisit the shows that made us put down the TV guide and pick up our laptops.
- The women choosing to love their natural grey hair
As celebrities rush to colour their hair silver, some women with natural greys are ditching dyes.
- Life before Google: What was it like?
This is how people did their jobs before having all the answers at the tips of their fingers.
- Unlikely partners? China and Israel deepen trade ties
Israel may be a big ally of the US, but it is moving ahead with ever more business deals with China.
- ‘Stupid statements’ – Trump WW3 jibe stuns Montenegro
The US president’s remarks on a new Nato member shock people in the Balkan republic.
- Thai cave rescue: What we learned as boys tell of ordeal
The boys and their football coach describe their remarkable experience in public for the first time.
- What to take to a festival: Friends, drink… and a giant bar chart
Can statistics help you enjoy a music festival? Newsbeat gets geeky and heads to 2000 Trees in Gloucestershire to find out.
- The Sheffield estate where the garage has become an art gallery
A once-notorious housing estate in Sheffield is getting an art gallery – in its old garage block.
- Is Dwayne Johnson’s disabled role in Skyscraper ‘offensive’?
BBC News speaks to disabled actors as the Hollywood representation debate widens.
- Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver agrees £40m-a-year deal until 2020
Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton agrees a lucrative deal to stay at Mercedes until the end of 2020.
- Shona McCallin: Olympic gold medallist on effects of ‘brutal’ concussion
Olympic gold medallist Shona McCallin tells BBC Sport about her “brutal” concussion and how important it is to raise awareness.
- Philippines v Australia basketball: 13 players suspended after on-court brawl
Fiba has suspended 13 players after an on-court brawl during a World Cup qualifying tie between the Philippines and Australia earlier this month.
- Jaelene Hinkle: Defender recalled to US set-up after refusing to play last year
Jaelene Hinkle is recalled by the United States for their 2018 Tournament of Nations training squad after refusing to play for her country on religious grounds.
- Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas takes yellow jersey by winning stage 11
Britain’s Geraint Thomas takes the Tour de France overall lead from Greg van Avermaet after winning stage 11.
- Now That’s What I Call Music: How one compilation came to rule them all
The full, untold story of Now That’s What I Call Music – by the people who made it.
- The full story of Thailand’s extraordinary cave rescue
It’s a remarkable story of friendship and human endurance – and it all began with a birthday party.