• Migrants 'vanish' from Austria hospital
Three Syrian children and their families disappear from an Austrian hospital where they were treated after being rescued from an overcrowded minivan.
• 'Massive gas discovery' off Egypt coast
Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world's largest natural gas fields off Egypt's coast.
• Kenya tops Beijing Athletics table
Kenya comes top of the overall medal table at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing for the first time, with seven gold medals.
• Deadly fire at Saudi residential block
A fire at a residential complex for oil workers in eastern Saudi Arabia kills 11 and injures at least 200, Saudi officials say.
• UK ambassador summoned over trial
Britain's ambassador to Egypt is summoned over his "unacceptable interference" following the trial of three al-Jazeera journalists.
• Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82
British neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.
• Mahathir call to topple Malaysian PM
Malaysia's former PM Mahathir Mohamad urges protesters on streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur to remove the current prime minister.
• Thailand charges man 'linked to bomb'
Police in Bangkok charge a man in connection with the bomb attack that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.
• Hynde under fire for rape remarks
Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde comes under fire for comments in an interview suggesting it can be a woman's fault if she is raped.
• 'Pre-suicide behaviour' identified
Depressed people who display "risky behaviour", agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study finds.
• VW and Suzuki settle four-year dispute
The International Chamber of Commerce rules that VW should sell its stake in Suzuki, ending a four-year dispute between over their failed partnership.
• Nepal parade to enshrine gay rights
Gay right activists dance in the streets of Nepal's capital to press their demands for LGBT rights to be enshrined in the new constitution.
• VIDEO: Clooney: Pardon al-Jazeera reporters
The lawyer for one of three al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt calls on President al-Sisi to pardon the men.
• VIDEO: Migrants 'pick up litter or face jail'
Residents on the Greek island of Agathonisi say they need help to deal with the large number of refugees arriving there on a daily basis.
• VIDEO: Dancing and tears in New Orleans
Commemorations are taking place in the US city of New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
• VIDEO: Deadly storm devastation in Dominica
The prime minister of the Caribbean island of Dominica says that his country has been set back 20 years by tropical storm Erika.
• VIDEO: 'Unprecedented protests' in Japan
Thousands of people have protested outside of Japan's parliament against new legislation that would allow the military to deploy overseas.
• VIDEO: Rescued hiker 'very grateful'
An American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada region has been found alive.
• VIDEO: Children found in van 'recovering'
Three children are recovering in hospital in Austria after being rescued from a minivan containing 26 migrants.
• VIDEO: Anger on Kuala Lumpur's streets
Thousands of Malaysians have taken to Kuala Lumpur's streets for a second day to call on Prime Minister Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.
• Egypt al-Jazeera verdict 'devastating'
Peter Greste reacts to the al-Jazeera sentences
• Disabled push for a better life in Iran
Disabled people face big barriers to integration in Iranian society, says Camelia Sadeghzadeh - but things are starting to improve.
• Why India needs a new debate on caste quotas
Shashi Tharoor on why India needs a new debate on affirmative action after last week's caste-related violence in Gujarat that claimed at least eight lives.
• Why Malaysians are disillusioned with Najib Razak
Ahead of expected protests in Malaysia this weekend, the BBC's Jennifer Pak looks at why so many people are calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak to go.
• Russia's leaders in workout session
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are pictured working out and sharing breakfast at Mr Putin's summer residence.
• Frederick Forsyth reveals spy past
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth reveals he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years.
• Ashley Madison founder steps down
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down following data hack.
• Brazil's economy enters recession
Brazil enters recession, as official figures show the country's economy contracted by 1.9% between April and June, compared with the previous three months.
• Instagram images no longer all square
Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.
• Lizard Squad 'copycats': Teens arrested
Six teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of using software from hackers who claim they disrupted Xbox and PlayStation last Christmas.
• Les Mis Broadway star dies in fall
The first African-American and youngest person ever to play the lead role in Les Miserables on Broadway, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, dies in a fall.
• X Factor launch in ratings slump
The number of viewers watching the opening episode of this year's X Factor series has fallen by well over one million, in comparison to last year.
• Pluto probe's next target chosen
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has a new target to aim for following its historic flyby of Pluto.
• Satellite revisits Hurricane Katrina
A UK-built satellite delivered the first orbital picture to US disaster response coordinators following Hurricane Katrina. Ten years on, a British spacecraft has re-imaged the Mississippi Delta.
• Drinking water 'no hangover cure'
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.
• Brain cells 'burn out' in Parkinson's
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
• England win European hockey title
England women come from 2-0 down before beating the Netherlands on penalties to win the EuroHockey Championships.
• Swansea City 2-1 Manchester United
Swansea recover from a goal down as Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis inflict Manchester United's first loss of the season.
• How does Usain Bolt run so fast?
Does Usain Bolt move his legs faster than other sprinters?
• How many national anthems are plagiarised?
How many national anthems are plagiarised?
• Chad executes Boko Haram fighters
Chad executes 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a day after they were found guilty of terror crimes.
• Nigeria warns of airport attack
Nigeria's intelligence agency warns of a possible attack on Abuja's airport after disrupting what it said was a Boko Haram spying network.
• Protest over Japanese military law
Thousands gather outside the Japanese parliament to protest against plans to allow the military to deploy overseas.
• Anger at Australia visa check plan
Australian officials cancel plans to check visas on the streets of Melbourne as part of a crime crackdown, amid protests and social media outrage.
• Free EU movement 'for those with jobs'
EU free movement should mean the "freedom to move to a job" - not to look for work or benefits - Home Secretary Theresa May says.
• Europe 'to tighten train security'
European ministers agree to increase ID and baggage controls among other restrictions at railway stations, France's interior minister announces.
• Storm Erika kills 20 in Dominica
Tropical Storm Erika leaves at least 20 dead on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with the devastation setting it back 20 years, its PM says.
• Bolt picks up 11th Worlds gold
Usain Bolt wins his 11th World Championship title with gold in the 4x100m relay in Beijing, but Great Britain fail to finish.
• Strike on Yemen factory kills 31
An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition backing pro-government forces in Yemen kills 31 people in the northern province of Hajjah.
• Turkish jets attack IS Syria targets
Turkish fighter jets attack Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time as part of the US-led coalition, the Turkish foreign ministry says.
• New Orleans marks Katrina anniversary
Commemorations take place in New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the US city.
• US hiker found after nine-day hunt
A 62-year-old American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada is found alive.
• Are these England's most beautiful pubs?
Bar beauty from the inter-war years - now listed
• In pictures: Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait
Previously unseen and rare photographs of the author
• William Ash: The cooler king
The real story of the PoW played by Steve McQueen
• Does atheism have to be anti-religious?
Does atheism have to be anti-religious?
• Keeping the faith
Keeping the faith with N Ireland's Protestant order
• Row over Caribbean dolphin parks plan
Turks and Caicos Islands debates marine mammal park
• In pictures: An emotional arrival in Europe
An emotional arrival in Europe
• Recalling Ealing Studios' golden age
The last survivors of the Ealing film studios' heyday
• Paid to poo: Combating open defecation in India
Indian scheme aims to encourage better toilet habits
• Go Figure: The week in numbers
A look back at the week in numbers