The government is set to announce later its long-awaited decision on airport expansion, with Heathrow considered the favourite.
Dozens of people are killed after militants mount an attack on a police training college in the Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.
French authorities are expected to begin demolishing the 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, as more residents prepare to leave for other areas of France.
Doctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows.
Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns dies aged 57 after suffering a cardiac arrest, his management says.
UKIP leadership candidate Bill Etheridge pulls out of the contest, calling rival Paul Nuttall "the only person who can effectively unite our party".
A baby girl is "born" twice in Texas after surgeons cut open her mother's womb to remove a tumour that threatened to stop her heart.
The European Union and Canada say they remain hopeful for their landmark trade deal Ceta, despite three Belgian regions led by Wallonia blocking it.
Major multinational aid funding may be cut unless it provides better value for money, International Development Secretary Priti Patel says.
Women have caught up with men, at least when it comes to knocking back alcohol - a global study of drinking habits shows.
Polling stations open for early voting in key battleground state of Florida, where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump remain in a tight race.
The pound's recent devaluation after June's Brexit vote has already led to some price rises, and model railways are one business feeling the effects.
Impress, a group seeking to become the first officially recognised press regulator, is to find out if it has been approved.
A baby girl is "born" twice after she is taken out of her mother's womb for 20 minutes for life-saving surgery.
Students in Iraq tell the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil about their close encounter with militants from so-called Islamic State.
The first migrants to leave the Calais 'Jungle' camp describe their feelings.
Will the allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding Donald Trump stifle Republican support in America's Christian evangelical churches?
The government is to review gambling machines amid concerns they may harm vulnerable people.
A man discovered what is thought to be an air raid shelter under his driveway after his car wheel got stuck in a hole.
Paul Dibbins cut off two toes when they went gangrenous and a hospital operation was cancelled.
The BBC's Naga Munchetty talks to actor Benedict Cumberbatch about a close call with fans while filming Doctor Strange.
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A competition to design a baby box that will be given to all newborn children in Scotland from next year is launched in Dundee.
The famous ruby red slippers worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz film will be preserved thanks to a $300,000 Kickstarter campaign.
The BBC's Gavin Lee reports on the first day of the dismantling of the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais, northern France.
The French authorities have already made detailed plans for moving migrants out of the Jungle camp near Calais.
Is our growing understanding of the complex psychology of crowds feeding in to how we police large groups of people?
The decision whether to opt for a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick is the latest chapter in a 50-year saga - but how much have the delays cost the UK economy?
Regional governments in Belgium have blocked the EU's trade deal with Canada - could they do the same to the UK?
VR is increasingly being used in real-world situations by schools, charities, hospitals and... kitchen retailers.
Wealthy San Francisco tech investors are bankrolling a law to ban the city's homeless from pitching tents - will it work?
As MPs back calls for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood, we look at figures from the past who have lost the honour.
The key points from the Scottish government's draft legislation consultation on a second independence referendum.
The clearance of Calais's "Jungle" camp and tributes to 80s pop star Pete Burns make Tuesday's front pages.
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The Sydney coastline has been enlivened by the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, this year featuring a gigantic flip flop and an upside down rhino.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
The white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
England forward Maro Itoje needs surgery on a broken hand, adding to coach Eddie Jones' injury problems at open-side flanker.
Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Gareth Bale, Sergio Aguero and Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature on the shortlist for the award for the world's best player.
A fight between Britain's IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko will not happen before 2017.
England will be "blown away" in next month's Test series in India if they do not improve with the bat, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
At the age of 13, Natasha Annie Tonthola was subjected to a ritual sexual initiation at the hands of an older man, but that was just the start of her troubles.
In Central Asia, a crisis is brewing over water and electricity. Some countries have energy, the others water - but they cannot seem to agree how to share resources.
From Top of the Pops to Celebrity Big Brother via lots of plastic surgery, Pete Burns was one of British pop's larger-than-life personalities.
These days there's no shortage of things to keep you awake at night, whatever your politics. So what's the best way to handle all that uncertainty?
From modest ambitions, prison play Key Change soars above the razor wire.
A feminist icon, a virtual blow-up doll, the sixth Spice Girl, a cyberbabe, an ambassador for Britain, or a distorted male fantasy? Lara Croft has been described as all of these. BBC News looks at her legacy as Tomb Raider turns 20.
The building industry has not been known for digital innovation, but virtual reality design and project management software are changing perceptions.
Are hack attacks aimed at the technology behind Bitcoin and other virtual currencies undermining confidence in the digital cash world?
It is the most common residential road name in Great Britain, but what is it like living in Station Road in Islington, London?