The teenager who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Behring Breivik of 2011, German police say.
UK officials are to assist with French border checks at the Port of Dover, as the government says motorists have suffered "extraordinary disruption".
Turkey's elite presidential guard is to be disbanded after nearly 300 of its members were detained following last week's failed coup.
So-called Islamic State says it was behind an attack on a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 80 people and injuring 230.
Fifteen Britons are injured as a bus carrying a group of school pupils from Cheltenham crashes in eastern France.
The Sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse sets out from Egypt's capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its quest to circle the globe.
Tim Kaine - Democrat Hillary Clinton's newly announced presidential running mate - makes his national debut, saying: "America was not built on fear".
Prosecutors will be urged to seek tougher sentences for people committing hate crimes, following a rise in incidents in the wake of the Brexit vote in the EU referendum.
One man dies and another is said to be in a serious condition after a group of swimmers got caught up in a riptide in Norfolk.
Leader Jeremy Corbyn tells activists that Labour's huge membership is a "social movement" that will help it to return to government in 2020.
Two men who attempted to abduct a serviceman near an RAF base were likely to have been "part of a larger team", police say.
Chris Froome is poised to become the first Briton to win three Tours de France because his lead will not be challenged on Sunday's finish in Paris.
Motorists have been venting their frustrations at delays of up to 12 hours through Kent to get to the Port of Dover.
At least nine people have been killed after a gun attack at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany.
An eyewitness to the Munich attack, who managed to communicate with the gunman, explains what he saw and heard.
Angela Merkel says Germany is "in deep and profound mourning" after nine people were killed by a gunman in Munich.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally introduces her presidential running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah wins the 5,000m at the Anniversary Games in London with the quickest time in the world this year.
One month on from the UK's vote to leave the European Union, how does UKIP see the future?
Footage of Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington from the new Call of Duty game is released to Newsbeat.
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A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.
A small bog in Lancashire is once again home to a rare species of butterfly, for the first time in 100 years.
Will the increasingly close relationship between Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar's senior general pave the way to a more democratic Myanmar?
One month on from the Brexit vote, how divided is Britain? Newsnight's Katie Razzall assesses the mood across the North West of England.
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
Donald Trump's speech to the Republican Party Convention found a tone which may serve him through the campaign to come, writes James Naughtie
Almost a week after Turkey's thwarted coup, Turks resume their lives under a newly-imposed state of emergency.
Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential running mate in her bid for the White House.
Has Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn performed a U-turn on whether Article 50 should be triggered straightaway?
Turkey's President Erdogan has accused the Gulen movement of being behind the failed coup - but what is the movement and what does it want?
The Indian government is proposing a centralised Goods and Services Tax to cut through red tape and corruption.
Three years have passed since Yahoo bought micro-blogging site Tumblr, but it is not the goldmine it once hoped.
A political profile of the man Labour MPs have selected to take on Jeremy Corbyn in a Labour leadership contest.
Google has made headlines for its forays into healthcare but what is its ultimate goal?
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Steven Spielberg receiving a gold Blue Peter badge and Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
A selection of some of the shortlisted images in this year's EyeEm Awards.
Photographer Terence Donovan helped shape the look of a generation and redefined British photography in the Swinging Sixties.
Joe Root hits a career-best 254 before England reduce Pakistan to 57-4, trailing by 532 after two days of the second Test at Old Trafford.
Mo Farah runs the fastest 5,000m of 2016 to storm to victory at the Anniversary Games in his last race before the Rio Olympics.
Nico Rosberg will keep pole for the Hungarian GP after an investigation, while Red Bull's cars escape grid demotions under the 107% rule.
British number one Johanna Konta beats Dominika Cibulkova in California to reach her first final on the WTA Tour.
England's victory in the 1966 World Cup is now a part of the national legend but the tournament had a lasting impact on the country itself.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "from above".
It has been a hair routine for decades, but salons are having to change tack as numbers seeking the traditional shampoo and set decline.
Robot Wars judge Noel Sharkey shares his memories of the programme.
What will Brexit mean for small towns in Poland that have seen their populations shrink as people left to live and work elsewhere in the EU?
Mosquitoes are repelled by chickens, plus more news nuggets.
The BBC has revealed plans drawn up in the Cold War on how it planned to operate from 11 underground bunkers across the country in the event of a nuclear strike.
Keith Richards fronts a new documentary on how Britain changed from the end of World War Two to the start of the 1960s.
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?