Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.
Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
EU talks on tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine are "moving in the right direction", No 10 says.
Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.
A man admits stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.
Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.
Top Gear's Burma special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial term broke broadcasting guidelines, Ofcom rules.
Russia will appeal a court decision ordering it to pay the biggest compensation package to date, amounting to $50bn (£29.5bn) in damages.
The family of a woman who made 999 calls for help before she was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, seeks a negligence claim against two police forces in the Supreme Court.
Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.
Hundreds of passport workers are striking over staffing and pay, with the government saying their action could threaten people's holidays.
A UK survey of book buying habits finds the fall in people buying books as gifts is a 'concerning trend' for the industry.
A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.
BBC Radio 4's You and Yours programme spoke to one woman who had chosen to end her life after being diagnosed with two brain tumours - and to her daughter about what happened next.
A man who stole hundreds of thousands of pounds form the Help for Heroes charity is facing a lengthy jail sentence after pleading guilty in court
Around 500,000 visitors are estimated to have descended on Sunderland for its 26th airshow.
How businesses hope to learn more about us by offering free wi-fi.
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.
Hundreds of people gathered to watch the demolition of three cooling stations at the disused Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire on Sunday morning.
A woman and her baby had a lucky escape, when they narrowly avoided being involved in a car accident in San Francisco.
Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez are close to joining former boss Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham.
Jess Judd and Jodie Williams are determined to make their mark at Glasgow 2014, as BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce finds out.
Ian Bell stars with a superb 167 as England take control of the third Test against India on day two, declaring on 569-7.
Wales claim their first swimming gold of Glasgow 2014 as Jazz Carlin eases to victory in the 800m freestyle.
Lewis Hamilton is a street fighter but Nico Rosberg can cope with the pressure of a title battle, says David Coulthard.
Seven out of 10 regions of England and Wales recorded month-on-month falls in house prices in June, according to the Land Registry.
An independent Scotland would consider introducing a minimum wage that would rise in line with the cost of living, the SNP says.
New laws on domestic violence would be introduced by a Labour government to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary has said.
Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.