Hundreds of people hold protests in major cities across Australia after footage emerged showing boys being abused in juvenile detention.
Gael Monfils beats Canada's Milos Raonic in straight sets in Toronto to set up a Rogers Cup semi-final with Novak Djokovic.
The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.
A pre-season friendly between two non-league sides is abandoned at half-time after one refuses to continue playing.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of a mentally ill black man in Ottawa who died following a confrontation with Canadian police.
The most heavy metal word in the English language and other news nuggets.
A British-Bangladeshi man who survived a terror attack on a cafe in Dhaka is still being detained by police, despite his family's claims that he was an innocent hostage.
A look at some of the events over the past week, including Michael Keaton receiving a Hollywood star and the stars of Doctor Who taking a selfie.
What have the conventions revealed about the two main US presidential candidates and what should we expect next?
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report.
Two brothers suspected of planning attacks have been arrested in Belgium in an anti-terror operation, prosecutors say.
Johanna Konta misses a chance to become the first British woman to break into the world's top 10 since 1984 with defeat by Kristina Kucova.
Social media is both excited and confused by Matt Damon's starring role in the upcoming US-Chinese joint production - a monster adventure epic called The Great Wall.
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
Hundreds of thousands of tweets condemn the attack on an Afghan minority group by Islamic State militants.
The media more often focuses on what women wear and their family status, but does that hurt the public's perception of their leadership?
Rory McIlroy misses the cut at the US PGA Championship for the first time in his career as Robert Streb and Jimmy Walker lead at Baltusrol.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Missing Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks, 36, is found "safe and well", following a search by Sussex Police
RBS Group performed poorly in the latest European stress tests which assess how the banks might perform in adverse economic conditions.
Dozens are injured as police in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, clash with supporters of gunmen holding hostages in a police station for nearly two weeks.
Kenya is dealing with a wave of arson attacks that has seen more than 100 schools burnt down this year.
The latest terror attacks in Germany and France have left migrants in Turkey worried about their chances of reaching northern Europe.
Brayan Jimenez, a former head of Guatemala's football federation, pleads guilty in a US court to racketeering and wire fraud.
The UN Security Council authorises the deployment of a UN police force to Burundi to try to quell violence and human rights abuses.
Farming is seen as an unglamorous job across Africa, but the BBC's Sophie Ikenye finds some young professionals who are packing in the office job to return to the family farm.
Hilary Clinton has become the first woman ever to become a majory party nominee for US president. The BBC travelled to the Women's National Democratic Club, founded in Washington DC in 1922, to capture the scene.
Tokyo is preparing to vote for its next governor, one of the biggest jobs in Japan, but the campaign has been marred by insults and allegations of sexism.
Little girl saved by police officer throws him a tea party.
A judge in the US state of Minnesota dismisses claims by 29 people who said they were Prince's heirs, including five men who said they were his father.