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US election: Hillary Clinton poised to announce running mate

Fri, 2016-07-22 13:07
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton could announce her running mate as early as Friday, ahead of the party's convention.

Rio Paralympics 2016: Russia may be banned following doping claims

Fri, 2016-07-22 13:06
Russia will find out in August if it is to be banned from the 2016 Paralympics in Rio as a result of the ongoing doping crisis in the country.

MH370: 'My brother did not commit this heinous crime'

Fri, 2016-07-22 12:57
The sister of the pilot of missing flight MH370 denies that her brother would have deliberately crashed the plane.

'Shots fired' in Munich shopping centre, German police deployed

Fri, 2016-07-22 12:48
Shots are fired in a Munich shopping centre and a major police operation is under way.

Tour de France: Chris Froome extends lead despite crash as Romain Bardet wins stage 19

Fri, 2016-07-22 12:46
Britain's Chris Froome extends his overall lead of the Tour de France despite crashing on stage 19, which is won by Romain Bardet.

David Duke, former Ku Klux Klan leader, to run for Congress

Fri, 2016-07-22 12:36
David Duke - a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan - launches a campaign for an open seat in the US Senate amid a rise in racial tensions.

Turkey coup attempt: Detentions 'tip of the iceberg'

Fri, 2016-07-22 12:14
Turkey's deputy prime minister tells the BBC more arrests could be made following last week's failed coup and the number of suspects is the "tip of the iceberg".

'I must give MH370 pilot a voice'

Fri, 2016-07-22 12:01
As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 is close to being suspended, the BBC talks to the sister of Zaharie Shah, the plane's chief pilot.

10 things

Fri, 2016-07-22 11:59
Mosquitoes are repelled by chickens, plus more news nuggets.

Post-Brexit hate crime 'far too high'

Fri, 2016-07-22 11:53
More than 6,000 hate crimes have been reported to police in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in the wake of the EU referendum, figures show.

Nice motorbike hero relives moments with attacker

Fri, 2016-07-22 11:53
A man filmed trying to stop the lorry attack in Nice speaks out for the first time about how he fought the killer.

'Xenophobia, racism, egocentrism'

Fri, 2016-07-22 11:45
Reaction to Donald Trump's speech accepting the Republican Party's nomination for the presidential election has varied from region to region.

Thai police interrogate girls, 8, for tearing voters lists

Fri, 2016-07-22 11:32
Thai police have questioned two eight-year old girls over damaging voters lists ahead of a controversial referendum

Top shots

Fri, 2016-07-22 11:01
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Sam Allardyce named England manager by the Football Association

Fri, 2016-07-22 10:53
Sam Allardyce is appointed England manager, signing an initial two-year contract after leaving Sunderland.

Iraq sweats in near-record heatwave

Fri, 2016-07-22 10:46
Government offices shut and streets empty in Iraq as summer temperatures hit 53C (127F), nearing the highest recorded in the country.

Hungry Jack's: Corpse lay undiscovered in Australian fast food outlet toilet for days

Fri, 2016-07-22 10:41
Authorities in Western Australia try to determine how a dead body went unnoticed for three days in the toilet of a Hungry Jack's outlet.

Rio Olympics 2016: No place for doping in sport - Vladimir Putin

Fri, 2016-07-22 10:27
Russian president Vladimir Putin says "there can be no place for doping in sport" after his country's Olympic athletics ban was upheld.

A sister's pain

Fri, 2016-07-22 10:02
The sister of missing Malaysia Airlines captain Zaharie Shah tells the BBC about her brother's disappearance, and why the story of MH370 must live on.

Steve Bruce: Hull City manager leaves newly promoted club

Fri, 2016-07-22 09:50
Manager Steve Bruce leaves Hull City two months after leading them back into the Premier League.