Owen Smith says if he is elected Labour leader, the party would block invoking Article 50 in Parliament unless any Brexit deal is put to the electorate.
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits central Italy, south of the city of Perugia, the US Geological Survey says, with the shock also felt in Rome.
Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster release CCTV images of 19 men they want to speak to.
North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from a submarine, which flew for 500km (300 miles) before falling in the sea, say the US and South Korea.
President Barack Obama tours the flood-ravaged areas of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he vowed to help residents rebuild in the coming months.
The Scottish government is to publish its latest calculation of taxation and spending in Scotland, as a guide to the health of Scotland's public services.
A worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics should be imposed as soon as possible, MPs demand.
Sir Antony Jay, the co-writer of TV political comedies Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister, has died aged 86 after a long illness.
A campaign to fast-track British citizenship for South African runner Zola Budd triggered a major government rift in the mid-1980s, newly released documents show.
People found carrying powerful laser pointers should be arrested, even if they are not in use, the head of the UK's aviation regulator says.
A Chicago court accepts that artist Peter Doig did not paint a landscape, valued at $10m (£7.6m) when it was believed to be by him.
An advert for bookmaker Ladbrokes featuring the superhero Iron Man is banned by the advertising watchdog over fears it would appeal to children.
Virgin Trains has questioned footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service.
On their flight back from Rio to London, some members of Team GB stand and sing the national anthem.
Gaza's last tiger Laziz is leaving for a new home and life in a South African sanctuary.
A baby squirrel monkey, who was rejected by her mother, has been cared for by a cat.
Hundreds of thousands of fish, commonly known as peanut bunker fish, have washed up dead in a New Jersey creek.
BBC News visits an annual bus competition designed to test handling and fuel efficiency, which helps a UK bus group choose the next generation of vehicles.
The International Olympic Committee has announced that five new sports will be added to the Tokyo 2020 Games, including surfing and skateboarding.
Gold medal winners Nicola Adams and Max Whitlock led Team GB off the plane as the Rio 2016 athletes arrived at Heathrow airport.
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Detecting traces of perfume could help in the fight against crime, a study suggests
Philippine officials believe they may have recovered the biggest natural giant clam pearl in the world - weighing a whopping 34kg (5.2 stone).
Can treating the immune system lead to a revolution in treating depression?
As US Vice-President Joe Biden arrives in the Turkish capital, how do relations between the two countries stand?
Could there be a glimmer of a chance for a settlement in Syria?
Former French head of state Nicolas Sarkozy confirms that he will seek to run again in next year's presidential election. What obstacles does he face?
Wikileaks has been criticised for not doing enough to screen sensitive information found in documents released via the site.
Who might shine at Tokyo 2020? Contenders include a cyclist who had a team-mate in tears and a sprinter out to match Usain Bolt.
Turkey has witnessed yet another deadly terror attack. The BBC's Paul Kirby asks what are the risks of the crisis worsening.
India appoints a government insider as the new head of its central bank. Can Urjit Patel emerge from his predecessor "rock star" Raghuram Rajan's shadow?
While the general election is often described as an exercise in appealing to as many voters as possible, candidates are never one to neglect a niche audience.
A number of devastating "firenadoes" are raging in California. How do they work?
The row between Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Virgin Trains boss Sir Richard Branson over seat availability dominates the front pages.
Hyfrydwch un o'n Parciau Cenedlaethol trwy lens y ffotograffydd Dafydd Em // Snowdonia National Park in summer through the lens of photographer Dafydd Em
Victims of Saturday night's wedding party blast which left at least 50 dead and injured many more are being buried in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep.
In pictures: The best and most bizarre moments of the Rio 2016 closing ceremony
Photographer Mahesh Shantaram documents the lives of Africans living in India.
A selection of images from Photocrowd’s latest competition, which challenged participants to share their best water themed photos
Celtic reach the Champions League group stage for the first time in three years despite losing at Hapoel Beer Sheva.
Four-time Olympic champion Laura Trott dismisses questions from rival riders about Great Britain's Rio performance.
Andy Murray is seeded second in the men's singles for the US Open, with fellow Briton Johanna Konta a career-high 13th in the women's.
League One Northampton Town come from behind to beat Premier League side West Brom on penalties in the EFL Cup.
With ecstasy, or MDMA, being bought more freely on the dark net, the drug is growing in popularity - and in strength.
The latest release of previously secret Foreign Office papers from the 1980s reveals a humorous footnote to the British government's ambivalent attitude towards Nelson Mandela.
The sporting goods giants of Nike and Adidas are both looking to sell their golf club businesses. The BBC looks at what some of the reasons may be.
It's hard to locate on a map, but a new plan to disconnect from Australia's power grid is bringing a surge of attention to the village of Tyalgum.
France's immigrant suburbs have a terrible image and are accused of breeding jihadists, but there is a hidden, dynamic side to them, says Henri Astier.