Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:19:00 GMTIslamic State militants counter-attack in northern Iraq, killing at least 19 people in Kirkuk, as government forces advance on their stronghold, Mosul.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:48:16 GMTA flotilla of Russian warships is passing through the English Channel en route to Syria.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:23:52 GMTFormer Bond star Pierce Brosnan says an Indian mouth freshener company deceived him into endorsing their product, demanding his image is removed from an advert.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:37:01 GMTSouth Africa formally begins the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, saying it did not want to help achieve "regime change".
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:27:32 GMTWhite House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump poke fun at each other at a charity dinner but the Republican gets booed.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:53:47 GMTThe UK expects to be part of EU decision-making until Brexit, Theresa May tells fellow leaders, as she is warned of potentially tough exit talks ahead.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:53:00 GMTThe US says it will seek clarity from the Philippines on President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement while in China of a "separation from the US".
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:01:56 GMTThe EU-Canada free trade deal (Ceta) is held up by a regional government in Belgium - despite the Belgian national government and all 28 EU leaders backing the deal.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:39:57 GMTA number of Indian banks are taking safety measures amid fears that the security of millions of debit cards may have been compromised.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:11:31 GMTNewly published guidelines urge universities to support and assist victims of sexual violence on campus.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:22:52 GMTActors who provide voices, stunts or motion capture for video games are on strike in the US over pay and conditions.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:17:20 GMTSamsung appears to file copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:24:03 GMTUS presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poked fun at rival Donald Trump and at herself at a charity dinner in New York.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:33:29 GMTDonald Trump takes aim at Hillary Clinton in a speech at a traditional charity dinner in New York.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:25:54 GMTRos Atkins asked leaders at the EU summit how dinner went the night before. Jean-Claude Juncker had his own question.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:34:45 GMTYoungsters with albinism are stepping into the limelight, hoping to be named Kenya's first Mr and Miss Albino.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:54:57 GMTLady Gaga talks about the inspiration behind her new album, and what she makes of the US presidential elections.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:17:50 GMTA rare garden snail with an anticlockwise shell has been discovered in London, but he must mate with similar.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:13:43 GMTNew Instagram account #girlgaze wants to bring more women into photography.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:19:34 GMTWhat could a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain mean for Australia?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:33:27 GMTWith a chronic shortage of GPs in Northern Ireland's rural areas, the HSC is under pressure to attract doctors to the country.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:34:20 GMTAn autistic boy who can't be touched or hugged by anyone has connected with someone for the first time - his new service dog.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:50:04 GMTWhat does the diplomacy style of the Philippine president mean for his country's relationship with the American, Chinese, and Russian superpowers?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:59:15 GMTWealthy San Francisco tech investors are bankrolling a law to ban the city's homeless from pitching tents - will it work?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:52:37 GMTDonald Trump's campaign finally decides to splash the cash, Janet Jackson emerges as winner of the third debate, and Ivanka Trump defends her father.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:49:39 GMTA gorilla that escaped its enclosure at London Zoo drank five litres of blackcurrant squash before being tranquillised. What impact would this have had?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:45:47 GMTThe Sydney coastline has been enlivened by the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, this year featuring a gigantic flip flop and an upside down rhino.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:18:17 GMTThe white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:10:34 GMTA photo of an orangutan climbing high into a tree to reach some figs takes the top honour in the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:17:36 GMTCofio 50 mlynedd ers y drychineb lofaol // 50 years since the tragic coal mining disaster at Aberfan in south Wales
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:55:12 GMTA collection of photos of children and their parents who serve in the British Armed Forces has been brought together by a charity helping military families.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:37:55 GMTBangladesh close day two of the first Test with England in Chittagong 72 behind with five wickets intact at 221-5.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:00:27 GMTManchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he did not expect Paul Pogba, who starred in the win over Fenerbahce, to adjust to playing in England again quickly.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:00:23 GMTFernando Alonso talks to Andrew Benson about changed priorities, the roots of his skills, his toughest rivals and whether the fire still burns.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:32:31 GMTElena Palumbo-Mosca talks about why she was happy to cover her body in paint to create artworks for the French artist Yves Klein in 1960.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:03:18 GMTThe Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:37:13 GMTYour stories of being tricked out of money by con artists posing as romantic partners.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:38:55 GMTOfficials defend hunters following outcry over slaying of bear who was social media star.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:03:18 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene reflects on Muhammadu Buhari's recent comments about his wife and offers her view of what Nigeria's president got wrong.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:49:10 GMTWill human drivers take advantage of driverless cars' safety-first caution and simply ignore them?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:10:42 GMTBollywood director Karan Johar's promise not to work with Pakistani actors could end up encouraging bigotry, argues Sidharth Bhatia.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:49:12 GMTThe Gambia is known to tourists as "the smiling coast of West Africa", but this masks something more troubling, as Chris Simpson has been finding out.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:57:56 GMTA Colombian farm where Farc rebels were due to begin their "transition" is left in limbo after the peace accord is rejected and the troops fail to show.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:01:57 GMTA collection of interviews with the French president reveals a catalogue of jibes at a cross-section of society, leading many to describe his comments as "political suicide".
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:15:32 GMTMost media outlets across the globe say that Hillary Clinton won the third and final US presidential candidates' televised debate with Donald Trump.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:37:48 GMTRumours suggest Donald Trump is planning to launch his own TV channel to rival the mainstream media that he called "biased" and "crooked".
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:18:32 GMTWe are in the final few weeks of a long campaign - here's all you need to know, from how it all works to the key talking points and BBC analysis.