Bill Turnbull announces he is leaving BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years saying that was "more than enough for me and the audience"
At least 16 Turkish building workers kidnapped by gunmen in north Baghdad, police say
Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for war crimes.
The BBC's Jon Sopel looks at why two outsiders and non-politicians are in the lead for the 2016 Republican nomination for president ahead of a host of qualified candidates.
The government is set to announce "significant" changes to its planned rules on an in-out EU referendum, Whitehall sources tell the BBC.
The US calls on China to release a group of lawyers and Christian activists who were detained ahead of a meeting with a senior US envoy.
Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.
Turks voice anger as blood is being shed in Kurdish conflict
Throughout history, we've often relied on things to comfort us, from Sumerian farmers' grass straws, to pipes and cigarettes, mineral water bottles. and now smartphones.
Guatemalan MPs vote to remove President Otto Perez Molina's immunity, clearing the way for him to be prosecuted for alleged corruption.
Durban will be the first African city to host the Commonwealth Games as it is confirmed as the venue for 2022.
A five-month-old baby hippopotamus explores San Diego Zoo's pool with her mother as visitors stopped to watch their aquatic play.
Nick Robertson, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Asos is to stand down after 15 years, the company has announced.
The once tranquil port of Aden in Yemen is being steadily infiltrated by jihadists from both al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular and the so-called Islamic State, writes the BBC's Frank Gardner.
Japanese people are making suggestions for a new 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games logo, after the officials one was scrapped.
Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.
Why Indian media's coverage of a murder is disturbing
New weapons and old armies to be put on display
Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial for war crimes at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Intel takes the wraps off its new family of Skylake computer chips, explaining why the processors should outperform its earlier processors.
The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins says she has been living with a brain tumour for eight years.
A team of Arctic researchers as asked the Russian government for help after their remote weather station became surrounded by hungry polar bears.
A fire at an apartment in northern Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say.
Groups of volunteers have been cleaning up the Swiss Alps to collect the tonnes of rubbish left by skiers, hikers and tourists.
Malaysian police are asking former PM Mahathir Mohamed to give a statement on allegations he made at a recent anti-government protest.
Pro-government militiamen and Houthi rebels have committed serious abuses against detainees in Yemen's second city of Aden, Human Rights Watch says.
Australia's GDP growth is slower than expected in the second quarter of the year as the economy struggled to gain momentum.
As Japan restarts its nuclear power industry, four years after the Fukushima disaster, have we learned to make peace with the technology?
Europe's leaders face some hugely sensitive decisions that will determine whether an open Europe can survive, says Gavin Hewitt.
Former Australian prime minster Kevin Rudd wanted a "sympathy call" from Hillary Clinton after he was ousted from the top job, an email reveals.