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Week in pictures: 15-21 October 2016

Fri, 2016-10-21 19:13
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Back from the brink

Fri, 2016-10-21 19:11
Pop star Phil Collins is back, after a disastrous attempt at retirement spiralled into alcoholism.

US election: Trump takes aim at First Lady Michelle Obama

Fri, 2016-10-21 19:11
Republican candidate Donald Trump has launched a rare attack on First Lady Michelle Obama, saying "all she wants to do is campaign" for his rival.

One man, one camera, the whole UK coastline

Fri, 2016-10-21 19:05
Quintin Lake is walking around the entire coastline of the UK taking photographs.

US election: Michelle Obama - Clinton's not-so-secret weapon

Fri, 2016-10-21 18:27
Michelle Obama is heading to Arizona as Democrats see the opportunity to turn the traditionally red state blue.

Inside the militants' tunnels in Mosul

Fri, 2016-10-21 17:38
A deep network of underground tunnels has been uncovered at the outskirts of Mosul.

Chelsea v Man Utd: Jose Mourinho promises no 'crazy kid' celebrations

Fri, 2016-10-21 17:31
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he will not jump around like "a crazy kid" if his side score against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

England Women 0-0 France Women

Fri, 2016-10-21 17:06
England stretch their unbeaten run to eight matches with a goalless draw against France in Doncaster.

Pods and pocket prams: Inside baby show

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:46
Parents spend hundreds, or maybe thousands, of pounds on goods for their new born children. What is on the market, and is it worth it?

Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton in United States GP practice

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:34
Lewis Hamilton was only third in second practice at the US Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg sets the pace.

Cameroon train derailment kills at least 53

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:30
At least 53 people die and 300 are injured when a packed passenger train derails in Cameroon, the country's transport minister says.

United States GP: McLaren bid to remove chairman Ron Dennis

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:02
McLaren chairman Ron Dennis' position is under threat from his fellow shareholders and Ross Brawn and Martin Whitmarsh could replace him.

For real?

Fri, 2016-10-21 15:35
The United Nations has come under fire for appointing comic book character Wonder Woman as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

Protest over UN Wonder Woman role

Fri, 2016-10-21 15:35
The naming of comic book heroine Wonder Woman as a new honorary ambassador for the United Nations has caused controversy

Mexico missing students: Ex-police chief in Iguala arrested

Fri, 2016-10-21 15:08
The former police chief of the Mexican city where 43 students disappeared in September 2014 has been detained after two years in the run, officials say.

Moment teen led away over Tube device

Fri, 2016-10-21 15:05
Police have said they are stepping up patrols across London's transport network following Thursday's discovery of a device at North Greenwich station

'Very sad' Canadian minister on collapse of trade deal

Fri, 2016-10-21 14:29
A trade deal between the EU and Canada is on the brink of collapse because a Belgian region with a population of just 3.6 million objects.

Calais 'Jungle' closure to start Monday

Fri, 2016-10-21 14:07
France says it will begin dismantling the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais on Monday morning.

Africa's top shots: 14-20 October 2016

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:49
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

London City Airport evacuated in 'chemical' scare

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:45
London City Airport is evacuated in a suspected chemical incident which has left people needing treatment for breathing difficulties.