• Syria rebels 'in push to break Aleppo siege'
Rebels in Syria announce an offensive aimed at breaking the government's siege of eastern Aleppo.
• Oregon stand-off: Wildlife refuge occupiers in shock acquittal
Leaders of a militia who took over a wildlife refuge in Oregon are cleared, in a surprise verdict.
• UK Uber drivers win work rights case
UK employment tribunal rules that Uber drivers are entitled to holiday pay and the national minimum wage.
• Mosul Iraq battle: 'Tens of thousands of civilians' used as IS human shields
So-called Islamic State is using thousands of civilians as human shields in Mosul, the UN says.
• US election: Clinton 'eyes Biden for top diplomat job'
Joe Biden is tipped for the secretary of state job if Hillary Clinton becomes president - US media.
• Philippines Duterte: God told me to stop swearing
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will clean up his language after God gave him an ultimatum.
• Brisbane bus driver dies after being set on fire by passenger
A bus driver has died in Brisbane, Australia, after a passenger threw an "item" which set him on fire, say police.
• US economic growth rate fastest for two years
The US economy grew at the fastest pace in two years in the third quarter, initial figures indicate.
• Celebgate hack: Collins sentenced over nude photos theft
A Pennsylvania man is sentenced to 18 months in jail for hacking celebrity accounts.
• Tony Blair: Options must stay open on Brexit
Tony Blair says there must be a way for Britons to "express their view" if they have a change of mind over Brexit.
• Nigeria to spend $10bn to end conflict in oil-rich Niger Delta
Nigeria will invest $10bn (£8bn) on developing its oil-rich south in an attempt to end an insurgency by militants, the oil minister says.
• Battle for Mosul: With Kurdish fighters as they seize a village from IS
The BBC's Orla Guerin was with Kurdish fighters in the village of Fazliya as it was seized from IS.
• Power of the 'Michelle Effect'
US first lady Michelle Obama has appeared for the first time during the presidential election race with Hillary Clinton.
• Living in the ruins of the Calais 'Jungle'
The BBC finds young people still living among the fires in the Calais migrant camp known as the 'Jungle'.
• 'I killed my rapist when he came back for my sister'
A young Tunisian woman was photographed naked by a friend of her father's. He then used the images to silence her - until one day she snapped and took a bloody revenge. This story is part of the BBC's...
• Can a comic teach South Africa's young hustlers?
A South African businessman is trying to spread the entrepreneurial spirit, through a comic book.
• Is two-child policy changing China?
One year on from the relaxation of China's one child policy, what impact has it had?
• Mosul: IS goes on propaganda offensive
Mosul battle: IS goes on propaganda offensive
• Japan etiquette video discourages applying make-up on trains
A Japanese rail company causes anger by telling commuters that doing make-up on the train is "ugly to see".
• Brazil boy regains smile after losing all his teeth
Boy who lost all his teeth at the age of three regains smile and story goes viral in Brazil.
• John Sudworth: China's forbidden babies still an issue
John Sudworth investigates the role of the state in China's family policy a year on from the end of the one-child rule.
• Katy Watson: Good news for Honduras' murder capital
The BBC's Katy Watson reports on how investing in CCTV and deploying the army may have helped reduce the crime rate in Honduras, once the murder hot spot of the world.
• Daily dig: Taking the Trump bathrobe test
With just 11 days to go until election day, Donald Trump's sheets come under scrutiny, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama have a love-in and Gary Johnson denies being a dummy.
• Who could succeed Palestinian leader?
With no successor lined up to follow Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the issue of who will eventually replace him is becoming more urgent, writes Yolande Knell.
• Reality Check: Is UK still the world's fifth biggest economy?
Does the falling value of the pound mean that the UK economy has fallen behind France?
• Shanghai long ago
Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai by English photographer William Saunders go on show in London in first public exhibition devoted to his work.
• Africa's top shots: 21-27 October 2016
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "Shadows".
• Concrete Canvas
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
• Snowdonia in autumn
Casgliad o luniau'r hydref yn Eryri // Images of Snowdonia in all its autumn glory
• Bangladesh v England: Moeen & Stokes in fightback after Tamim century
England trail by 170 runs at 50-3 after the first day of the second Test, having taken the final nine Bangladesh wickets for 49.
• NFL 2016: Richard Sherman becomes Harry Potter
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman speaks to the media dressed as Harry Potter at the request of his son for Halloween.
• Halloween blackface
It would be unacceptable today - but times were very different.
• Pirates in government?
Iceland's Pirate Party could make history by entering a coalition government after Saturday's election.
• Blinded at 14
Photographer Abid Bhat documents the story of 14-year-old Insha Mushtaq, who lost vision in both her eyes after being hit by pellets in Indian-administered Kashmir.
• 'We need progress'
Russia's high-speed trains have revolutionised rail travel - but life by the tracks has much less glamour, Seva Boiko reports.
• 7 days quiz
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
• How 'Jungle' was torn down
Dramatic images of the operation to clear the Calais 'Jungle' camp, which saw nearly 6,000 migrants evacuated.
• Snowden's 'guardian angels'
Fundraiser launched for those who helped hide NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
• Hitler's last days
A replica of Adolf Hitler's bunker, where the German dictator spent his final days at the end of World War Two, has opened in central Berlin inside a former Nazi air raid shelter.
• Bonsai cooking
Miniature cooking craze sweeps the internet.
• Lost riches
Can Brazil's "oil capital", Macae, bounce back after the Petrobras scandal?
• Why is US voter turnout so low?
After a long campaign, it's less than two weeks before millions of Americans cast their votes. But turnout could be as low as 50%. Why do so few people vote?
• US election: Ready to get married, but divided on who to vote for
Gretchen and Tom are engaged. But she's voting for Clinton and he's voting for Trump.
• Excited Clinton fan? Really?
A left-wing news outlet with close ties to the Hillary Clinton campaign is trying to highlight the Democratic candidate's most passionate supporters.
• US election: What Trump interviews with biographer tell us
More than five hours of previously unreleased interviews with Donald Trump have been released to the New York Times. What do the tapes tell us?