The suspected killer of a priest in a French church was being monitored by police and wearing a tag at the time of the attack, prosecutors say.
Delegates at the Democratic National Convention are poised to make history, formally nominating Hillary Clinton for president.
An unmarked police car on an emergency call out crashes into customers sitting outside a restaurant in London, leaving two injured.
The governor of Bavaria urges the German government to address public concerns about security and immigration after a spate of terror attacks.
Hundreds of people are forced to evacuate their places of work as a major gas leak causes chaos in the City of London.
An episode of Fireman Sam is withdrawn after an "error" which led to a depiction of the Koran being shown.
Russian drug cheats will still be competing at the Rio Olympic Games despite recent efforts to target them, whistleblowers tell the BBC.
Apple reports a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared.
An organiser of a pool party where a man was shot dead describes the "frightening chaos" that unfolded.
The president of the Royal Society has called for the UK government to underwrite the research of all UK-based researchers who apply for EU funding now.
A 12-year-old scout from Kent collapses and dies at an international jamboree in Finland.
Strictly Come Dancing signs up its youngest professional dancer, 20-year-old Chloe Hewitt, as one of three new faces for this year's show.
A nun who was in a Rouen church when a priest was attacked tells how she managed to flee the "horrific" scene.
President Hollande says the Islamist threat to France and Europe has never been as severe as now and vows to win the fight against radicalisation.
Drones delivering our shopping could become a reality across Britain, says the BBC's Transport correspondent Richard Westcott.
Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment a train shelter collapsed during a storm in Chicago.
A family from Birmingham was "terrified" when the car they were in got caught between two fighting rhinos.
A farmer has broken a world record by shearing 731 sheep in nine hours - that's one sheep every 44 seconds.
Michelle Obama hits out at Republican Donald Trump in a speech at the Democratic National Convention
The journalist Sarfraz Manzoor mourns the end of the VHS video recorder.
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Jamie Coomarasamy sees how growing numbers of Americans are switching - or thinking of switching - party allegiances at the forthcoming presidential election.
Ofcom publishes a report into the UK communications market - but what is it all about?
What is going on in Germany and do the recent attacks herald a new era of insecurity?
Theresa May is in Northern Ireland for the first time since taking over as prime minister to talk about what will happen on the border.
Photographer Charles Fox documents the work of the Trapang Sangke fishing community in Cambodia.
Images from different stages of Solar Impulse 2's round-the-world voyage to promote renewable energy.
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Swiss tennis great Roger Federer will miss the Olympics and the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Gonzalo Higuain joins Juventus from Napoli in the third most expensive transfer in history and the biggest domestic deal of all time.
As part of the BBC's investigation into the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy on the Isle of Wight in 1996, a dog trained to sniff out bodies, is drafted in.
The shooting this week at a house in Surrey took place at a house hired out for a pool party. But what is the law surrounding party houses?
A Frenchman is suing his former employer for "bore out" - being "killed professionally" through boredom - but is there any such thing?
A person's stature affects more than their health. Short and tall people face daily challenges from finding the right clothes, to fitting into plane seats.
BBC readers speak of their broadband problems, as plans are announced to improve the internet provided by BT's telecoms network.
Pacific nation's ski federation hoping to send team of four to 2018 Games.
The UK voted to leave the European Union in a referendum on 23 June. Here's your daily summer briefing of all the latest Brexit-related news.
Customers take to social media to complain about bad service at High Street stores - and see their posts go viral.
Could sticking to the traditional suit at work hamper your career?
Iranians and Georgians appalled by national uniforms designed for Olympics opening ceremony.
The UK government's getting together with the retail giant Amazon, to start testing flying drones that can deliver parcels to your door.
Syria's Kurds have come a long way since declaring self-rule in 2013, but territorial expansion is creating its own problems, writes the BBC's Lina Sinjab.
Russian athletes are arriving in Rio for the Olympics Games, but how many will be cleared to compete?