The shadowy leader behind stunning rise of the Islamic State
Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report.
The secret button on prosthetic legs and other facts
US Vogue's first African American cover girl 40 years on
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.
Scientists have been aware of Ebola since the mid-1970s, but so far no vaccine or cure has been developed.
Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says his offer to "hold out" investors has been rejected as a debt default deadline approaches.
A major span between New York City and New Jersey will be getting safety fence designed to prevent suicides, after an increase in deaths this year.
Users of the "dark net" service Tor who visited hidden websites may have had their identities revealed by a five-month long cyber-attack.
England's Greg Rutherford wins Commonwealth long jump gold to add to the Olympic title he won in London in 2012.
Your experiences of going out for meals on your own
The figure clad in black, walking across the US
The Mexican women helping migrants survive their perilous journey
Just what are the dangers of the Streisand effect?
Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.
Up to 100 firefighters are tackling a fire at a former home of the Cadbury family in Birmingham.
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study.
Ronny Deila suffers a nightmare first loss as Celtic boss with a 4-1 loss to Legia Warsaw in the Champions League qualifiers.
The US and UN condemn the shelling of a UN school housing civilians in Gaza, as Israeli attacks take the day's death toll past 100.
The G7 group of economic powers warns President Putin of further sanctions after Russia called new US and EU penalties "destructive and short-sighted".
How can firms defend themselves against irate reviews?
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.
The tricky business of succession planning in Taiwanese companies
People are being urged to take out the tape measure to assess their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Offenders convicted of alcohol-related crimes will have to wear ankle tags to monitor whether they are still drinking, under a new pilot scheme.
Kylie Minogue will perform at the closing ceremony of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, organisers confirm.
A US vehicle passenger is "shaken up" after an axe flew off the back of a lorry on a motorway and crashed midway through a windshield, police say.
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.
Liberia's government announced it is closing down all schools across the country and deploying troops to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
A deep-sea octopus has been observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.