Tim Kaine - Democrat Hillary Clinton's newly announced presidential running mate - makes his national debut, saying: "America was not built on fear".
Delays at the Port of Dover have caused 12-hour tailbacks on the A20 /M20 with Kent Police warning disruption could last for another two days.
Watch highlights of the second day's play in the second Test at Old Trafford as England declare on 589-8 and then reduce Pakistan to 57-4.
Nico Rosberg will keep pole for the Hungarian GP after an investigation - but some drivers are at risk of grid demotions under the 107% rule.
Great Britain's world and Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill says she is not favourite for the Rio 2016 heptathlon.
Joe Root hits a career-best 254 before England reduce Pakistan to 57-4, trailing by 532 after two days of the second Test at Old Trafford.
Fifteen Britons are injured as a bus carrying a group of school pupils from Cheltenham crashes in eastern France.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally introduces her presidential running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.
So-called Islamic State says it was behind an attack on a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 80 people and injuring 230.
Chris Froome is set to be the first Briton to win three Tour de France titles after completing a treacherous penultimate stage.
The teenager who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Behring Breivik of 2011, German police say.
Mo Farah runs the fastest 5,000m of 2016 to storm to victory at the Anniversary Games in his last race before the Rio Olympics.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah wins the 5,000m at the Anniversary Games in London with the quickest time in the world this year.
Turkey detains a nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who it blames for the recent failed coup, state media report.
Leader Jeremy Corbyn tells activists that Labour's huge membership is a "social movement" that will help it to return to government in 2020.
One man dies and another is said to be in a serious condition after a group of swimmers got caught up in a riptide in Norfolk.
Two men who attempted to abduct a serviceman near an RAF base were likely to have been "part of a larger team", police say.
One month on from the UK's vote to leave the European Union, how does UKIP see the future?
Angela Merkel says Germany is "in deep and profound mourning" after nine people were killed by a gunman in Munich.
A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.
The knighthood awarded to retail magnate and former BHS boss Sir Philip Green is being kept "under review", the Cabinet Office says.
As increased French security checks cause major delays at the Port over Dover, passenger Richard Beeken says there has been "no information".
The ageing Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth packs a mean punch in his new film Kabali, an action-packed gangster drama, writes Sudha G Tilak.
Donald Trump's speech to the Republican Party Convention found a tone which may serve him through the campaign to come, writes James Naughtie
The BBC has revealed plans drawn up in the Cold War on how it planned to operate from 11 underground bunkers across the country in the event of a nuclear strike.
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Steven Spielberg receiving a gold Blue Peter badge and Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke.
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
A small bog in Lancashire is once again home to a rare species of butterfly, for the first time in 100 years.
Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential running mate in her bid for the White House.
Keith Richards fronts a new documentary on how Britain changed from the end of World War Two to the start of the 1960s.
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
As the Museum of London prepares to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, BBC News looks at its lasting impact on the capital.
At least nine people have been killed after a gun attack at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany.
What will Brexit mean for small towns in Poland that have seen their populations shrink as people left to live and work elsewhere in the EU?
Footage of Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington from the new Call of Duty game is released to Newsbeat.
Mosquitoes are repelled by chickens, plus more news nuggets.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Graham is a sculpture of how humans would need to evolve to survive low-impact car crashes.
Has Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn performed a U-turn on whether Article 50 should be triggered straightaway?
A selection of some of the shortlisted images in this year's EyeEm Awards.
Turkey's President Erdogan has accused the Gulen movement of being behind the failed coup - but what is the movement and what does it want?
Almost a week after Turkey's thwarted coup, Turks resume their lives under a newly-imposed state of emergency.
A political profile of the man Labour MPs have selected to take on Jeremy Corbyn in a Labour leadership contest.
Three years have passed since Yahoo bought micro-blogging site Tumblr, but it is not the goldmine it once hoped.
The Indian government is proposing a centralised Goods and Services Tax to cut through red tape and corruption.
Photographer Terence Donovan helped shape the look of a generation and redefined British photography in the Swinging Sixties.
A count of the Queen's swans has taken place on the River Thames. Each year the royal birds are checked to see how many there are.
Google has made headlines for its forays into healthcare but what is its ultimate goal?
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