UN officials accuse Israel of launching a deadly attack on a UN-run school housing thousands of refugees in Gaza despite repeated warnings.
The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, poses a threat to the UK, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warns.
Rolf Harris's five-year-and-nine-month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".
The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.
Ukraine says it has seized the town of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, amid intense fighting in the area around the downed MH17 flight.
A former policeman is to be charged with murdering a man who was shot dead after a car was stopped by officers in north London nine years ago.
A charity set up by Jimmy Savile is challenging any payouts of compensation to victims of the sex attacker, victims' lawyers say.
Bank of England plans to penalise badly-performing bankers could put London at a disadvantage as a financial centre, says banking industry body BBA.
An additional £3m in UK aid is to be made available to help the humanitarian situation in Gaza, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.
Two former News of the World journalists have been charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is jailed for nine years for manslaughter.
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.
US engineers have developed a prototype tablet display that compensates for an individuals' vision problems.
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis announces his retirement from all international cricket at the age of 38.
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Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he wants to stay at the Premier League club for "as long as possible".
England's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow are just beaten by Canada to gold in the women's synchronised 10m platform.
Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access by the military to a recently discovered tunnel.
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.
Almost 1,000 letters of Warren Harding, the 29th US president, have been published.
Two women had a narrow escape when they were nearly hit by a freight train on a bridge in Monroe County, Indiana.
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.
Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and 2008 US vice-presidential candidate, has launched a subscription-based online television channel.
Diana Mather and Rosamund Urwin discuss who it is appropriate to invite to the cinema to watch Fifty Shades of Grey.
A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden.
Fears over the potential spread of the Ebola virus make front-page headlines, while other papers focus on advice being issued to NHS staff and patients alike.
The big six energy firms are set to double their profit margins over the next year, according to estimates by the regulator, Ofgem.
Driverless cars are set to take to the roads in the UK from next January, they will guided by a system of sensors and cameras.