A court is told Alton Towers operator Merlin was at fault for a crash on the Smiler rollercoaster ride as footage of the accident is released for the first time.
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are about to take to the stage in New York for a hotly anticipated first TV debate.
Further evidence has been obtained to show that Jupiter's icy moon Europa throws jets of water out into space.
Labour's shadow defence secretary Clive Lewis plays down reports of a clash over last-minute alterations to his party conference speech.
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of a banned steroid, insisting it was not taken to enhance performances.
An ejector seat firm is to be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive over the death of Red Arrows pilot in 2011.
Labour will raise the living wage to at least £10 an hour in 2020 if it wins power, shadow chancellor John McDonnell says.
Colombia's government and left-wing Farc rebels sign an agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war.
A double murderer may be linked to six other murders, according to a former detective who arrested him.
Journalist Martin Bashir, famous for his interviews with Princess Diana and Michael Jackson, is rejoining the BBC as its religious affairs correspondent.
"Horrifying" practices are exposed that purport to cure people with autism, during which clients are subjected to shouting and intimidation.
A street preacher who told a woman she would "burn in hell" for wearing tight jeans is found guilty of religiously aggravated threatening behaviour.
As the fighting in Syria rages on, the BBC's Panorama has been following the lives of residents in Aleppo.
Nasa says jets of water spotted spurting from Jupiter's moon, Europa, take them a step closer to finding out if there is life in space.
The Health and Safety Executive has released CCTV footage of the Alton Towers Smiler ride crash.
Katty Kay asks how Hillary Clinton can debate the non-traditional Donald Trump, as record audiences are expected to tune in for their first TV head-to-head.
Footage shows the moment firefighters rescue a driver in San Antonio, Texas, after his car was submerged by floods on Monday.
BBC Arts editor Will Gompertz gives an essential rundown of the Turner Prize exhibition.
A troubled lawyer who opened fire in a Houston mall has been shot dead by police.
A scientist has developed a new type of alcohol which he claims will not damage the liver or leave you with a hangover.
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A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.
The famous baby on the front of Nirvana’s Nevermind album has recreated the photo a quarter of a century later.
Conservative MP Jake Berry has called for the Royal Yacht Britannia to be brought back into service to help the UK strike trade deals.
John McDonnell says independent forecasts suggest you need at least £10 an hour to live a decent life.
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Arnold Palmer's cavalier style and aggressive technique gave him 91 professional titles, as he popularised golf and became its major figure in the 1960s.
The pros and cons of Jeremy Corbyn's "socialist manifesto" are debated in Tuesday's papers, while the England football manager finds himself in the spotlight.
A selection of the winners and finalists in he ZSL Animal Photography Prize.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "dance".
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.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Burnley's record signing Jeff Hendrick scores his first goal for the club to help his side beat a lacklustre Watford at Turf Moor.
The United States name Bubba Watson as their fifth vice-captain for this weekend's Ryder Cup against Europe at Hazeltine.
We look back at the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer, the world's first $1m golfer, who died at the age of 87.
Fifa defends its decision to scrap an anti-racism taskforce with critics branding the move "shameful" and "perplexing".
Ninety-seven-year-old Mary has been writing to her friend Cathy every day for 77 years.
Women in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men who marry them. Should their treatment be classed as a form of domestic violence?
Photographer Jim Grover spent four hours making pictures of people on London's Westminster Bridge.
Kate McWilliams' employer easyJet believes the 26-year-old is their youngest commercial female airline captain.
How golfer Arnold Palmer defined the relationship between sport and brands, becoming the first sportsman to use his fame to build a business empire.
Many small cafes are rethinking free wi-fi in a bid to keep afloat - is the party about to be over for free wi-fi?
GP Mark Spencer explains why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in Fleetwood, Lancashire, aimed at improving the health of people in his town.
The social media campaign urging people to give their first new £5 note to charity
A profile of technology boss Matthew Prince, whose company Cloudflare protects four million websites, including those of banks, the Eurovision Song Contest, and many in the adult entertainment industry.