Thousands gather in central Hong Kong for pro-democracy rallies on China's national day, despite a call by leader CY Leung to work with Beijing.
Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings.
US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse.
School playground reportedly shelled in eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, four people killed,
A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.
At least seven Afghan soldiers are killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a bus carrying troops in the capital, Kabul.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to postpone a hearing on 8 October.
Rescue workers in Japan recover 12 more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
At least 12 people have died after two passenger trains collided in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, railway officials say.
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.
Extreme skiers Jean-Philippe Auclair and Carl Andreas Fransson have died in an avalanche in southern Chile, officials confirm.
Two Dalit widows are appointed priests at a temple in south-west India, in a rare move for a country where caste prejudice is still rife.
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.
An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder.
Daniel Crespo, mayor of California suburb Bell Gardens, was shot dead and his wife taken into custody following an argument at the couple's home.
Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.
An injured Spanish caver who was trapped in a 400m deep cave in north-eastern Peru for 12 days has been rescued.
Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.
Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.
A man who filmed passengers preventing Pakistan's former interior minister from boarding a plane for being late is sacked from his job.
The UK's nominee to the European Commission for financial services oversight, Lord Hill, prepares for tough questioning in the European Parliament.
The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.
Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment.
The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found.
David Cameron will vow to protect the NHS in England from cuts for five years in his closing speech to the Tory conference.
Asian stocks are heading for their fourth straight day of losses as political protests in Hong Kong show no signs of abating.
Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.
Tesco says it has been notified by the Financial Conduct Authority that it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has apologised after being arrested for speeding while driving under the influence of alcohol in Baltimore, Maryland.
Stuart Lancaster's contract as England head coach is extended until 2020 by the Rugby Football Union.
Manchester United rekindle Vidal interest, Liverpool ponder Higuain bid, Newcastle line up Moyes to replace Pardew, plus more.
South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast.
Malcolm Young, founding member and rhythm guitarist of AC/DC, left the rock band because he is suffering from dementia, his family confirms.
Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice".
Clive Myrie reports from the Kurdish front line in Iraq where the Peshmerga are fighting IS with weapons they say are not up to the job.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said he is "optimistic" about increasing the treatment capacity for Ebola in West Africa.
A new study has warned that wildlife populations around the world have dropped by more than half in just 40 years.
A mountain guide who was on Mount Ontake when it erupted speaks about the moment it exploded without warning.
Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, have been involved in fierce fighting with Islamic State (IS) militants in a town west of Baghdad.
New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.
Japanese rescue teams have spent a third day searching for survivors on Mount Ontake, trapped by Saturday's eruption.
A French scientist uses reflective light technology to reveal the secrets of the 500-year-old Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci.
Pakistan's outcast Ahmadis on their fears for the future
Tunisian women take a step backwards as poll contenders
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace
Is yoga really about exercise or spirituality?
Norway's master of surprises takes the helm
Assad loyalists concerned by rise of Syria paramilitaries
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted
How legalising same sex unions changed lives for gay couple
The rise, and possible fall, of the 'Bond King', Bill Gross
Stuart Lancaster's contract as England head coach is extended until 2020 by the Rugby Football Union.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Daniel Sturridge will not be fit for England duty this month even if he returns for his club.
Hamilton or Rosberg? Where will Alonso go? How good is Ricciardo? Eddie Jordan answers these questions and more.
Striker Daniel Sturridge and defender Mamadou Sakho are not in Liverpool's squad for the Champions League game at Basel.
Preview of Wednesday's Champions League Group D game between Arsenal and Galatasaray.
Sussex cricket manager Mark Robinson says wicketkeeper Matt Prior is determined to return to the England set-up.
St Helens prop Kyle Amor says the Super League semi-final against Catalans will be the biggest match he has played in.
Former England batsman Matthew Maynard is named as Somerset's new director of cricket, replacing Dave Nosworthy.
Ex-Great Britain centre Martin Gleeson retires as a player but will remain with Salford Red Devils in a coaching role.
Every game at the Rugby World Cup is oversubscribed in at least one price category, with tickets to be allocated by ballot.
Kieran Gibbs heaps praise on manager Arsene Wenger, on his eighteenth anniversary at the London club.
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.
Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City will "fight to the end" to qualify from the group stages of the Champions League.
BBC Sport picks the best shots from day three in the Ryder Cup including Martin Kaymer's glorious chip in on the 16th to win his match over Bubba Watson.
BBC Sport looks at some of the key statistics form the weekend's games in the Premier League.
Jamie Donaldson says he hit the "best shot of his life" to secure a 4&3 win over Keegan Bradley that retained the Ryder Cup for Europe.
Europe's Rory McIlroy holes from eight feet for a birdie on the sixth to put himself five up over USA's Rickie Fowler on the final day of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool were "clearly the better team" during a "frustrating" 1-1 draw against arch-rivals Everton.
France's Pauline Ferrand Prevot wins gold in a thrilling sprint finish to the women's road race at the Road World Championships.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says his team are now in control of their own "destiny", after a 1-0 away win against Sporting Lisbon.
BBC F1 commentator Ben Edwards previews the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.
Dan Walker is joined by Paul Ince and Dion Dublin to discuss the lack of black managers and coaches in English football.
Stoke manger Mark Hughes says he thought his side were denied a "stonewall" penalty during their 1-0 victory over Newcastle.
Highlights of day three at Gleneagles as Europe win the Ryder Cup, with Welshman Jamie Donaldson claiming the decisive point.
Mark Chapman is joined by Jason Roberts and Kevin Kilbane to discuss the talking points from the weekend's Premier League action.
Kenya's Dennis Kimetto breaks the marathon world record in Berlin, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds.
Welsh rookie Jamie Donaldson secures the point that retains the Ryder Cup for Europe at Gleneagles.
BBC Sport looks in depth at the bright future for women's cycling and how the stars of the sport are striving for further success.
Former boxer Jamie Moore tells BBC Sport about the night he was shot and how he thought he was going to die.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew acknowledges that he is under "a lot of pressure" but says he has no intention of quitting.
Everton have been relegated from the top division of Women's football for the first time in 21 years following a 2-0 Super League defeat at Notts County.
Phil Mickelson appears to question the methods of US captain Tom Watson after Europe retained the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart says he is willing to keep "fighting" for his place in the team, ahead of the club's Champions League tie against Roma.
Michael McNamee and Chris Morgan take a look at the big talking points from the Irish Premiership.
Will the girls on British canoeing's Girls4Gold campaign compete, and even win a medal, at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020?
BBC sports editor Dan Roan on whether a possible Ofcom investigation could harm the richest football league in the world.
Adam Lyth could have been a footballer, but his form for Yorkshire has put him on the brink of an England call-up.
Brazil’s top clubs have survived by selling stakes in their players but that must now change, writes Tim Vickery.
Paul McGinley's intelligent approach made the difference for Europe over a fractured USA, says Iain Carter.
Your guide to sporting events on the BBC, including the Japanese Grand Prix, football and the Great Scottish Run.
Training six hours a day and travelling the world playing for prizes that don't cover your costs - the other side of professional tennis.
Nominations are now open for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award - here's how to get involved.
Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes.
The WBO will review footage and official reports of Paul Smith's super-middleweight defeat on points to Arthur Abraham.
Tim Murtagh & Paul Stirling are out of Ireland's tour of Australia & New Zealand as the trip starts with a heavy defeat.
Britain's Andrew Fenn and Ireland's Nicolas Roche are among five new riders to join Team Sky for the 2015 season.
The International Paralympic Committee will discuss the sports for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics at a meeting next month.
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.
Max Verstappen will be the youngest participant in a GP weekend when he drives in practice in Japan, three days after turning 17.
Former Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger will not rule out returning to lead the United States in the 2016 Ryder Cup.
Bronze Angel becomes the first horse in 22 years to win the Cambridgeshire Handicap twice after success at Newmarket.
Dorothy Tyler, the first British woman to win an individual Olympic medal in athletics in Berlin in 1936, dies.
Huddersfield Giants sign half-back Jamie Ellis from Super League rivals Castleford Tigers on a two-year deal.
Northampton prop Alex Corbisiero and Leicester lock Geoff Parling will miss England's autumn games because of injury.
Two-time World Championship finalist Ali Carter postpones his planned return after undergoing chemotherapy.
Swimmer Naoya Tomita is expelled from the Japan team at the Asian Games in South Korea after allegedly stealing a camera.
Andy Murray follows up his first title for 15 months with a hard-fought win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at the China Open.
Britain's Shelley Rudman will not defend her world title next year as she is expecting her second child with Kristan Bromley.
Northampton full-back Ben Foden believes he is in his best condition for two years as he pursues an England place.
Gordon Strachan says home-based players can still challenge for Scotland caps despite choosing only three this time.
Midfielder Joe Ledley will have to step up to the mark in Wales' forthcoming qualifiers says ex-national team captain Kevin Ratcliffe.
Pat McCourt is recalled to the Northern Ireland squad for the Euro 2016 qualifiers against the Faroe Islands and Greece.
Music videos shown online are to be given age ratings in the same way films are, in a new pilot scheme.
As many in the United Kingdom still find it difficult to see how more powers might be handed over to English regions, British MPs have been looking to Germany, as one example of a successful federal system.
A pensioner from Liverpool has said she owes her life to three teenagers who rescued her from a house fire.
Hate crime against Muslims in London has risen by 65% over the last 12 months, Metropolitan Police figures show.
Changes to the rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will come into force.
Funding for the NHS in England will be protected from cuts for five years if the Conservatives win next year's general election, David Cameron is to say.
RAF jets have carried out their first strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, attacking a "heavy weapon position" and an armed pick-up truck.
September is likely to go down as the driest since records began over a century ago in 1910, according to provisional figures released by the Met Office.
Two nuns have been killed in a collision involving an unmarked police vehicle in County Down.
Trains on a railway line out of Birmingham have been disrupted by a fire involving 200 tons of metal.
A third video has been posted online showing the British photographer John Cantlie, who's being held by the group which calls itself Islamic State.
South Yorkshire police's response to reports of sexual abuse has been weak across the force, according to a new report.
A woman has had her finger amputated - and told she was within hours of death - after being bitten by a false widow spider.
David Cameron smiles as Boris Johnson gives Tory delegates "permission to purr" over the Scottish referendum result.
David Cameron has said that freezing working benefits so that they do not rise by more than wages is "a basic fairness".
More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows.
Patients in England will be able to visit their GP seven days a week by 2020, Prime Minister David Cameron promises.
The Sunday Mirror sting which forced an MP to resign as a minister leads to complaints to the new press regulator Ipso, as the paper defends its actions.
A 5 live caller describes the "dreadful situation" he faced when his partner decided to stop cancer treatment.
Police were called to investigate a complaint about a European flag flying in Rory McIlroy's home town of Holywood during the Ryder Cup.
Home Secretary Theresa May has called for new powers to ban extremist groups and curb the activities of 'harmful' individuals.
BBC Inside Out investigates the options for the UK's growing plutonium stockpile at Sellafield in Cumbria.
Work is beginning to raise part of one of the main roads in the Somerset levels to protect it from future flooding.
Assistant Chief Constable of South Yorkshire police insists abuse victims "will be taken seriously and will be listened to".
Conservative delegates are asked if they would pick UKIP or the Liberal Democrats in a future coalition.
A fire has broken out on a cross-Channel ferry, operator P&O has confirmed.
Family of murdered school teacher Ann Maguire speak for first time about her death ahead of a memorial service for her on Monday.
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