The teenager who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Behring Breivik of 2011, German police say.
So-called Islamic State says it was behind an attack on a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, that has killed at least 61 and injured more than 200.
Fifteen Britons are injured after a bus carrying a group of school pupils from Cheltenham crashed in eastern France.
Holidaymakers are hit by delays of up to 12 hours to get to the Port of Dover, with some people being stuck in traffic overnight.
Turkey's president extends the period in which suspects can be detained without charge to 30 days and orders the closure of more than 1,000 schools.
David Cameron made a late appeal to the German chancellor for a statement granting free movement concessions if the UK voted Remain, Newsnight learns.
Two men who attempted to abduct a serviceman near an RAF base were likely to have been "part of a larger team", police say.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected Tim Kaine, a centrist senator from Virginia, as her running mate.
The knighthood awarded to retail magnate and former BHS boss Sir Philip Green is being kept "under review", the Cabinet Office says.
Jeremy Corbyn is to address claims he has failed to stop his supporters threatening opponents - saying abuse "has no place" within the Labour Party.
At least nine people have been killed after a gun attack at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany.
Angela Merkel says Germany is "in deep and profound mourning" after nine people were killed by a gunman in Munich.
A man filmed trying to stop the lorry attack in Nice speaks out for the first time about how he fought the killer.
As increased French security checks cause major delays at the Port over Dover, passenger Richard Beeken says there has been "no information".
Footage of Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington from the new Call of Duty game is released to Newsbeat.
Usain Bolt wins the 200m at the Anniversary Games and says he is "getting there" in his preparation for the Rio Olympic games.
Graham is a sculpture of how humans would need to evolve to survive low-impact car crashes.
The sister of the pilot of missing flight MH370 denies that her brother would have deliberately crashed the plane.
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A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.
A small bog in Lancashire is once again home to a rare species of butterfly, for the first time in 100 years.
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
Donald Trump's speech to the Republican Party Convention found a tone which may serve him through the campaign to come, writes James Naughtie
Almost a week after Turkey's thwarted coup, Turks resume their lives under a newly-imposed state of emergency.
Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential running mate in her bid for the White House.
Has Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn performed a U-turn on whether Article 50 should be triggered straightaway?
Turkey's President Erdogan has accused the Gulen movement of being behind the failed coup - but what is the movement and what does it want?
The Indian government is proposing a centralised Goods and Services Tax to cut through red tape and corruption.
Three years have passed since Yahoo bought micro-blogging site Tumblr, but it is not the goldmine it once hoped.
A political profile of the man Labour MPs have selected to take on Jeremy Corbyn in a Labour leadership contest.
Google has made headlines for its forays into healthcare but what is its ultimate goal?
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Steven Spielberg receiving a gold Blue Peter badge and Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
A selection of some of the shortlisted images in this year's EyeEm Awards.
Photographer Terence Donovan helped shape the look of a generation and redefined British photography in the Swinging Sixties.
A count of the Queen's swans has taken place on the River Thames. Each year the royal birds are checked to see how many there are.
Sunderland name former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes as successor to Sam Allardyce.
Nico Rosberg steals pole from under Lewis Hamilton's nose in a chaotic wet-dry qualifying session for the Hungarian GP.
England's Joe Root reaches 200 in "tremendous" style on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
What will Brexit mean for small towns in Poland that have seen their populations shrink as people left to live and work elsewhere in the EU?
Mosquitoes are repelled by chickens, plus more news nuggets.
The BBC has revealed plans drawn up in the Cold War on how it planned to operate from 11 underground bunkers across the country in the event of a nuclear strike.
As the Museum of London prepares to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, BBC News looks at its lasting impact on the capital.
Keith Richards fronts a new documentary on how Britain changed from the end of World War Two to the start of the 1960s.
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?
The ageing Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth packs a mean punch in his new film Kabali, an action-packed gangster drama, writes Sudha G Tilak.