Two British men have appeared in court charged with people smuggling after a boat carrying 18 Albanian migrants was rescued off Kent.
The husband of Australian mountaineer Maria Strydom who died while descending Mount Everest has told of his anguish.
Alastair Cook becomes first Englishman to pass 10,000 Test runs as he captains England to victory against Sri Lanka.
Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan shares a platform with Prime Minister David Cameron to urge voters to back staying in the EU.
A Senegalese court jails Chad ex-leader Hissene Habre for life for crimes against humanity, in the first African Union-backed trial of a former ruler.
The director of Cincinnati zoo says he would do the same again after a gorilla, into whose enclosure a child fell, was shot dead.
The Duke of Edinburgh will miss events to mark 100 years since the Battle of Jutland on "doctor's advice", Buckingham Palace says.
The Iraqi army faces resistance as it begins an operation to storm the city of Falluja, a stronghold of so-called Islamic State (IS).
A French gardener is jailed for 30 years for the premeditated murder of his British lover at her home in southern France in 2012.
A man has been charged with a public order offence after wearing an offensive T-shirt relating to the Hillsborough disaster.
International footballer Alan Pulido fought one of his kidnappers and grabbed his phone to call police, officials reveal.
Take That star Gary Barlow surprised shoppers in Bristol on Monday with an impromptu concert - wearing a Gary Barlow mask.
Former England cricket captain Sir Ian Botham speaks out in favour of the Leave campaign at an EU referendum event in County Durham.
Four people have died in floods in southwestern Germany after torrential rain in the past 24 hours.
The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from inside Guantanamo Bay detention centre, which is still open, despite President Obama vowing to shut it down eight years ago.
The search for a missing boy who was left in remote woods in Japan as a punishment, continues.
A Gary Barlow impersonator has surprised shoppers at Bristol's Cabot Circus, after he turned out to be the real Gary Barlow. Footage courtesy Gavyn Emery.
Competitors in Brockworth have been taking part in the annual cheese rolling contest, despite safety warnings, as Michelle Ruminski reports.
The Iraqi army says it has begun an operation to storm Falluja, a bastion of so-called Islamic State (IS).
What is claimed to be the world's biggest bouncy castle has made its debut at a music festival.
The western African nation of Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, is fighting terror threats on several fronts, as the BBC's Julian Keane discovers in its capital Niamey.
Edward Stourton examines America's long history of resistance to free trade, and asks why it has again become such a potent political force.
Was Western invasion in 2003 responsible for what is now happening?
Q&A on the effect on Britons travelling in France following industrial action being taken by French workers, who are blockading oil refineries as part of their dispute.
Thousands gather to watch cheese rolling veteran Chris Anderson win two more cheese-chasing downhill races.
The relaunch of BBC Two motoring show Top Gear was seen by 4.4m viewers, according to overnight figures.
England end Sri Lanka's resistance to win the second Test by nine wickets and complete a series victory.
AFC Wimbledon's iconic striker Adebayo Akinfenwa revealed he had been released - seconds after their League Two play-off final victory
Wales name their 23-man squad for Euro 2016 on Tuesday, with midfielder Joe Ledley's fitness the main talking point.
Andy Murray says he is expecting a "tough atmosphere" when he plays France's Richard Gasquet in the French Open quarter-finals.
Strong sales of the luxury car brand Jaguar Land Rover have lifted profits at India's Tata Motors.
Zurich Insurance's former boss Martin Senn kills himself, marking the second suicide among top staff at the firm in just three years.
The Electoral Commission calls for a council's EU referendum postal voting instructions to be scrapped amid claims it encourages people to vote for Remain.
The provost of Eton College threatens to quit the Tory party over David Cameron's plan for firms to ask job candidates if they went to private school.
The proposed sugar tax will "hit the poorest families hardest" and should be scrapped, the Taxpayers' Alliance says.
The NHS could save millions of pounds if families and doctors were offered mediation when they disagreed on a treatment, a leading consultant says.
Mental health services turned away more than a quarter of children referred for support without help in England in 2015, a report says.
The system of inquiries into child deaths in England where neglect or abuse is suspected will be overhauled, says the government
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) says a data transfer pact between the EU and US needs "significant improvements".
A collection of bitcoins worth about £8m, confiscated by police in Australia, will be auctioned off in June.
Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
The latest X-Men outing beats the Johnny Depp-starring Alice Through the Looking Glass to the top of the North American box office.
This year's Britain's Got Talent final draws lowest audience in its 10-year history, as Army bandsman Richard Jones becomes first magic act to win.
Celena and her partner Pete separated for 10 weeks to break their bad habits and lose weight.
More than 40 years after the end of the Vietnam war dozens of ageing former American soldiers have gone back - and have succeeded in finding peace.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
The people who shape hair in the capital of Sierra Leone
Iraqi Kurds' extraordinary exodus, 25 years on
The prisoner who is 10 years into a 10-month jail sentence
Artist's pet project transforms hedges
David Sillito sees Top Gear trying to hang on to the magic
Why do Indian-Americans dominate spelling contests?
Female WW2 pilots to be buried with other veterans
Switzerland's forgotten role in saving WW1 lives
Artists highlight pollution in Manila's rivers