Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.
Sam Allardyce says he is "deeply disappointed" to have left his role as England football manager after 67 days and one match in charge.
A row between a British double agent and his wife during World War Two almost compromised D-Day operations, newly released MI5 files show.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to tell the party end the "trench warfare" and prepare for an early general election when he delivers his conference speech.
The number of drivers caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel has almost halved in four years, the BBC can reveal.
The first US presidential debate is watched by 84 million people, breaking a record set by Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan in 1980.
The US appoints its first ambassador to Cuba in 55 years as relations between the countries thaw.
Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf forfeits $41m (£31.5m) in share bonuses as the bank giant tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk outlines his vision for establishing a human colony on Mars for people that can afford a $200,000 ticket price.
Government plans to restrict the use of bail in England and Wales for suspects who have not been charged are "dangerous", policing experts say.
Garden ponds are playing a role in the spread of deadly frog diseases across the UK, a study suggests.
Anti-begging posters published by a council are banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for "reinforcing negative stereotypes".
Sam Allardyce has left his post as England manager by mutual agreement with the Football Association after one match and 67 days in charge.
In one part of rebel-held Aleppo, nearly all families have left, the ones who remain face starvation.
Communications consultant Mary Civiello talks about what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's body language can tell us about who won the first Presidential debate.
British conservationist Sacha Dench is on the first leg of an epic 4,500 mile paramotor flight following migrating swans.
A blue topaz stone, thought to be the largest-ever, is to go on permanent loan to the Natural History Museum in London.
The Oscar-winning actor literally runs into a happy couple in Central Park, takes a selfie, and offers his blessing.
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Chris Evans pays tribute to Sir Terry Wogan at a celebratory memorial service.
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A statue of comedy legends Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise will be unveiled in their "spiritual home" of Blackpool in October.
Pop star Britney Spears stages a stripped-down version of her Las Vegas show in her first UK concert since 2011.
Oldham has traditionally been an electoral stronghold for Labour, but the party is facing a mounting challenge from UKIP.
Jewish leaders welcome a statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury, who said the church had been partly responsible for the spread of anti-Semitism.
Asylum seekers - mainly Afghan and Pakistani men - leave Austria for Italy, but they face bleak conditions in the city of Udine, Bethany Bell reports.
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A legal case concerning the sale of video-streaming set-top boxes on which subscription content can be accessed for free begins on Tuesday.
Conservative MP Jake Berry has called for the Royal Yacht Britannia to be brought back into service to help the UK strike trade deals.
From the Financial Times to the Daily Star, the face of Sam Allardyce - now no longer England's football coach - dominates Wednesday's newspapers.
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A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Indian photographer Ronny Sen is awarded the second annual Getty Images Instagram grant for his work on a coal town in India where underground fires have burned for more than 100 years.
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Sam Allardyce leaves his post as England manager by mutual agreement with the FA after one match and 67 days in charge.
England are the "laughing stock of world football" following Sam Allardyce's exit after just 67 days in charge, says ex-captain Alan Shearer.
Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says the TUE system is "open to abuse" and athletes must not "push the boundaries of the rules".
In September 1971, inmates seized control of the Attica Correctional Facility in New York state - Carlos Roche was one of the prisoners.
The Republican Party may not be the most natural home for a transgender woman from New Jersey - but Jennifer Williams is trying to change it from the inside.
First Nations use a royal tour to push for political action on social issues and say there is "seething fury" over the slow course of change.
Finnish-Syrian father-of-six Rami Adhan has become known as the "toy smuggler" for taking large bags of toys into Syria for children suffering in the war.
Lord Sugar has said he would like the BBC to commission a new programme focusing on the progress of past winners of The Apprentice.
A year after the last steel mill on Teesside shut its doors, how has the community been coping?
With big name brands like Ford, Volvo, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini and Aston Martin staying away from this year's Paris Motor Show, should the organisers be getting worried?
The child of two Holocaust survivors talks about being the keeper of their memories – and projects working with children of survivors of massacres in Rwanda and Bosnia talk about the impact handed down through families.
Adverts claiming to understand the experiences of modern women can be a risky strategy. Here are five very different campaigns that consumers either loved or hated.
The Republican candidate appeared to use an unusual adverb in his debate against Hillary Clinton. Or did he?
The US media gives their verdict on who won the first debate, with most awarding victory to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Jessica Lussenhop in Washington DC looks at how gender featured in the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.