A court is told Alton Towers operator Merlin was at fault for a crash on the Smiler rollercoaster ride as footage of the accident is released for the first time.
Labour will raise the living wage to at least £10 an hour in 2020 if it wins power, shadow chancellor John McDonnell says.
Further evidence has been obtained to show that Jupiter's icy moon Europa throws jets of water out into space.
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of a banned steroid, insisting it was not taken to enhance performances.
An ejector seat firm is to be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive over the death of Red Arrows pilot in 2011.
Labour's shadow defence secretary Clive Lewis plays down reports of a clash over last-minute alterations to his party conference speech.
A double murderer may be linked to six other murders, according to a former detective who arrested him.
The two US presidential candidates will have their first debate on Monday night, in what could be a defining moment of the election campaign.
Four men have been charged after police recovered an armour-piercing mortar during searches into dissident republican activity in Lurgan, County Armagh
Matt LeBlanc will return to host Top Gear for a second series next year, following the departure of Chris Evans.
"Horrifying" practices are exposed that purport to cure people with autism, during which clients are subjected to shouting and intimidation.
A street preacher who told a woman she would "burn in hell" for wearing tight jeans is found guilty of religiously aggravated threatening behaviour.
As the fighting in Syria rages on, the BBC's Panorama has been following the lives of residents in Aleppo.
The Health and Safety Executive has released CCTV footage of the Alton Towers Smiler ride crash.
Katty Kay asks how Hillary Clinton can debate the non-traditional Donald Trump, as record audiences are expected to tune in for their first TV head-to-head.
BBC Arts editor Will Gompertz gives an essential rundown of the Turner Prize exhibition.
A scientist has developed a new type of alcohol which he claims will not damage the liver or leave you with a hangover.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were greeted by crowds in Vancouver after arriving by seaplane.
A troubled lawyer who opened fire in a Houston mall has been shot dead by police.
Police have begun excavation work on the Greek island of Kos in a new search for Ben Needham who went missing there in 1991.
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A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.
Fans of Victoria Wood will be able to choose the character for a planned memorial statue of the star in her home town of Bury.
James Naughtie reports on how organisation could be key to the White House race, in a campaign dominated so far by personality.
John McDonnell says independent forecasts suggest you need at least £10 an hour to live a decent life.
Great - and not so great - moments in US debate history
Arnold Palmer's cavalier style and aggressive technique gave him 91 professional titles, as he popularised golf and became its major figure in the 1960s.
A profile of Juan Manuel Santos, the Colombian President who negotiated a peace deal with the Farc rebel group to put an end to more than 50 years of conflict.
Many stay-at-home parents have no proper pension provision - so what can they do to maximise their retirement savings?
A selection of the winners and finalists in he ZSL Animal Photography Prize.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "dance".
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Indian photographer Ronny Sen is awarded the second annual Getty Images Instagram grant for his work on a coal town in India where underground fires have burned for more than 100 years.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Sir Dave Brailsford tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan that Team Sky "do not cross the line" when it comes to performance-enhancing drugs.
We look back at the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer, the world's first $1m golfer, who died at the age of 87.
Fifa defends its decision to scrap an anti-racism taskforce with critics branding the move "shameful" and "perplexing".
Kate McWilliams' employer easyJet believes the 26-year-old is their youngest commercial female airline captain.
How golfer Arnold Palmer defined the relationship between sport and brands, becoming the first sportsman to use his fame to build a business empire.
Many small cafes are rethinking free wi-fi in a bid to keep afloat - is the party about to be over for free wi-fi?
GP Mark Spencer explains why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in Fleetwood, Lancashire, aimed at improving the health of people in his town.
The first Trump-Clinton debate takes place on Monday night - this is why it matters, and what you need to look out for.
The social media campaign urging people to give their first new £5 note to charity
Despite the growing intolerance Copts face in Egypt, they are finding great success in the country's recycling business.
A profile of technology boss Matthew Prince, whose company Cloudflare protects four million websites, including those of banks, the Eurovision Song Contest, and many in the adult entertainment industry.
Once heading for the status of ghost town, Riace is now growing as migrants have moved into abandoned homes.
Would you watch someone mixing paint online? Well, lots of people do.
It has been a year since steel production ceased on Teesside. Promises were made that the former SSI site would be cleaned up, but what has actually happened to it over the past 12 months?