• Greece misses IMF payment deadline
Greece misses a deadline for a €1.6bn (£1.1bn) payment to the International Monetary Fund, as eurozone ministers refuse to extend its bailout.
• US and Cuba 'to announce embassies'
The US and Cuba will on Wednesday announce the opening of embassies in each other's capitals, a senior US official says.
• Amnesiac woman in US makes ID plea
A woman, who was found in the US state of California suffering from amnesia and is believed to be Australian, asks for help to find her identity.
• Indonesia plane crash toll rises
Indonesian officials says 141 bodies have been recovered after a military plane crashed into houses in Medan on Tuesday, with no known survivors.
• 'Mass jailbreak' from Yemen prison
About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, escape from jail in central Yemen following clashes, officials say.
• Affleck and Garner set for divorce
Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner say they have made "the difficult decision to divorce" after 10 years of marriage.
• Cuba stamps out mother-to-child HIV
Cuba has successfully eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization says.
• Police end Australian prison riot
A riot at a prison in Melbourne has been ended by heavily-armed police.
• Ukraine stops Russian gas purchases
Russian gas purchases are suspended by Ukraine following a breakdown in talks aimed at keeping supplies running for the next three to six months.
• Russia examines Baltic independence
Russian prosecutors will examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991.
• Tunisia killer 'trained in Libya'
Tunisian security sources say that Seifeddine Rezgui, who killed 38 people in an attack on a hotel in the resort of Sousse, was trained in Libya.
• Blatter to miss World Cup final
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not travel to Canada for the final of the Women's World Cup for "personal reasons".
• VIDEO: Inside Tunisia killer's college
The man who killed 38 at the beach resort of Sousse in Tunisia was "a student like any other" according to an official at his university.
• VIDEO: 'I feel like I can fly forever'
A solar-powered plane that is attempting to cross the Pacific Ocean is encountering its first weather front.
• VIDEO: Tyres set alight on Eurotunnel track
Thousands of cross-Channel passengers are stranded after striking Calais ferry workers closed the French port and blocked Eurotunnel rail services.
• VIDEO: Fighting for a free press in HK
Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday during the annual pro-democracy protest that marks Hong Kong's return to China.
• VIDEO: Leap second: What does it mean?
Midnight will come later tonight, as for the first time in three years, an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.
• VIDEO: Products designed to make you happier...
A young designer explains how he has re-configured household objects, to make people feel happy as they use them.
• VIDEO: 'There's a bear on my car!'
A family from Montana has had a close encounter with a grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park. Courtesy David Peters.
• VIDEO: Aerial video shows Australia prison riot
Heavily armed police have been sent to a prison on the outskirts of Melbourne following a major riot which officials say may be linked to a smoking ban which begins on Wednesday.
• Hope in Dhaka's biggest slum
Mishal Husain reports from one of the poorest parts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on how a new model of development assistance is making a difference.
• Building a better future for Chad
Chad is a potent symbol of what work is still needed to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger - the first of the eight Millennium Development Goals.
• Republican governors as masters of disaster
The governors running for the Republican nomination all claim executive experience, and a few have dealt with unexpected crises and disaster. There's only one, however, who doesn't like to talk about ...
• Styrofoam ban: What is polystyrene?
New York City is joining a growing group of cities in banning Expandable Polystyrene Foam (EPS). Adam Harris explains what makes this material so worrisome to environmentalists - and appealing to busi...
• VIDEO: Millennium Development Goals explained
Millennium Development Goals: What are they and how successful have they been?
• All Greek to you? Debt jargon explained
Don't know your Drachma from your Troika? We explain some of the the key terms and elements of the Greek debt crisis
• US ballet dancer makes history
The American Ballet Theatre has named Misty Copeland its principal dancer - the first time a black ballerina has held the prestigious role.
• Hungary tries to lure back expats
Government scheme offers cash incentives to young people who return to Hungary.
• Asian shares up on Greece hopes
Shares in Asia were trading in positive territory as investors hoped a last-minute deal for Greece could be agreed.
• VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
• Data roaming charges to end in EU
After its watered down plans were attacked in March, the EU reaches a deal to end mobile data roaming charges and define net neutrality rules.
• Apple launches Beats 1 radio station
Apple's Beats 1 radio station launches with Zane Lowe presenting the first show from Los Angeles.
• Blue Peter's John Noakes found
Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes is found after going missing from his home in Majorca
• Opera audience boos nude rape scene
The opening night of William Tell at the Royal Opera House is marked by boos over a nude rape scene.
• Light crystals clinch physics medal
US physicist Eli Yablonovitch, who first created "photonic crystals" to repel, trap and steer light, will receive the Newton Medal from the UK's Institute of Physics.
• Solar plane attempts to cross front
A solar powered plane is encountering its first weather front during its attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean.
• Liberia quarantine after Ebola case
Liberia's authorities quarantine the area where a 17-year-old boy died of Ebola - the first reported case in the country in seven weeks.
• California enacts tough vaccine law
California governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that imposes one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the US.
• USA 2-0 Germany
The USA will play either England or Japan in the Women's World Cup final after defeating Germany 2-0 in Montreal.
• Argentina 6-1 Paraguay
Argentina thrash Paraguay 6-1 in their Copa America semi-final to set up a final against tournament hosts Chile.
• The deal to sell your home and get paid to stay
Buying a property with a tenant and paying them to live there may sound odd, but the practice has been around in France since the 9th Century - and it's getting more popular. Why?
• Will soaring temperatures affect the tennis at Wimbledon?
Temperatures at Wimbledon this week could reach an all-time high.
• Station cat gets lavish send-off
A Japanese cat, which became a national celebrity when she was made a station master, is mourned at the station where she served.
• Costa Rica's presidential piglet
A piglet given to Costa Rica's president will be kept as a pet.
• South Sudan army 'burnt girls alive'
South Sudan's army and allied militias "abducted, torched and gang-raped girls" during fighting against rebel forces in Unity state, a UN report says.
• Nigeria gay ban 'backed by 87%'
A new opinion poll suggests that 87% of people in Nigeria support the legal ban on same-sex relations, compared with 96% five years ago.
• China climate change plan unveiled
China - the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases - has announced details of its climate action plan.
• Two dead in Japan bullet train fire
A man dies after setting himself on fire on a Japanese bullet train, leaving one other passenger dead and others injured.
• French hardliner Pasqua dies at 88
One of France's best-known hardline conservatives, ex-interior minister Charles Pasqua, dies of a heart attack in hospital aged 88.
• Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2%
The eurozone's inflation rate dipped slightly from 0.3% in May to 0.2% in June, remaining in positive ground, according to official figures.
• US and Brazil set big energy goals
The United States and Brazil unveil ambitious energy goals in a sign of growing co-operation after a spying scandal damaged ties two years ago.
• Donald Trump sues Univision network
Donald Trump is filing a lawsuit against Univision after the Spanish-language TV network cancelled its contract with him over comments about Mexican immigrants.
• Iran nuclear talks reach deadline
Iran's foreign minister returns to Vienna for talks with world powers on the day of a deadline for an agreement on its nuclear programme.
• Egypt president vows tougher laws
Egypt's president vows to enact legal reforms so death sentences can be enforced more swiftly, a day after the assassination of the public prosecutor.
• Christie enters race for White House
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has officially launched his bid to become the next president of the United States.
• 'Success kid' raises cash for dad
Sam Griner, whose image spawned the 'success kid' meme, is using his fame to raise cash to pay for medical treatment for his father.
• Commission 'to back Heathrow runway'
The Airports Commission will back building a new runway at Heathrow but still leave the door open for an alternative at its rival Gatwick, sources tell the BBC.
• Tunisia victims to be repatriated to UK
Britons killed by a gunman in last week's Tunisian beach attack will be repatriated from Wednesday ahead of a joint inquest, Downing Street says.
• Law firms refuse legal aid work
A number of criminal law firms are refusing to take work funded by legal aid in protest against government cuts coming into force this month.
• Benefit cuts 'risk child poverty rise'
The government should end its planned cuts to benefits to prevent more young people falling into poverty, the four UK children's commissioners say.
• United Kingdom: From Mummers to Conker Champions
The faces and costumes of annual UK traditions
• In pictures: Combating trachoma in Sudan
Eye doctors in villages near Khartoum fight against infectious disease
• Your pictures: Bright colours
Readers' photographs on the theme of bright colours
• Week in pictures: 20-26 June 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
• In pictures: The doctors of Debaltseve
Two MSF doctors working in Ukraine
• In Pictures: Glastonbury Festival 2015
Music festival opens its doors for another year
• In pictures: China rice paddy art
Chinese farmers create 3D murals on their paddy fields
• In pictures: Yemen air strikes take high civilian toll
Yemen bombing campaign takes high civilian toll
• Iran nuclear talks: 'They must agree now'
What ordinary Iranians think of the prospects of a nuclear deal
• Viewpoint: Watching the lesbians in India
How revolutionary is an Indian advert featuring lesbians?
• Life in a town called Mongo
What's it like to live in one of the world's poorest towns?
• VIDEO: When Iran and US wrestled for real
When US and Iran settled their differences on the floor
• VIDEO: 'Helping is a human right'
The Taylor Swift parody with a cause
• Who, What, Why: What should you do if you encounter a bear?
What to do if you encounter a bear
• VIDEO: The rappers turning hit songs halal
The Muslim rappers who are trying to make hit songs more spiritual