Israeli forces search for a soldier believed captured in fighting that ended a short-lived humanitarian truce in Gaza.
The UK Foreign Office is "looking into" reports an Israeli soldier believed captured in Gaza has dual UK-Israeli nationality.
The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders.
A fire that ripped through Eastbourne Pier is now feared to have been started deliberately.
A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts finds human remains at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine as fighting continues.
A man is cleared of killing his son who died as a result of severe brain injuries caused 12 years ago when he was shaken as a baby.
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults.
A man has been jailed for five years for supplying drugs after a 16-year-old boy died at a rave in west London.
The independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, John Vine, who has been highly critical of the immigration system, will step down more than six months early.
Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings.
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.
Five police officers are being investigated by the force's watchdog, over the inquiry into the murder of Oxfordshire teenager Jayden Parkinson.
Travel experts advise passengers to pack essential items in their hand luggage after baggage reclaim delays at Gatwick Airport.
Secret Cinema has finally opened its Back to the Future show to strong reviews after the late cancellation of earlier dates.
A Banksy artwork painted on the wall of a house in Cheltenham, which was at the centre of a row over its removal, has been defaced.
Scotland's Michael Jamieson says he "let people down" by not winning gold at Glasgow 2014 but vows to come back stronger.
Adulation, glory, money, weird photocalls, 'selfie' requests and a 'bagman' to get his food - the life of the sprint superstar.
Rugby Union supporters in Australia will pilot moveable seats during their Test against New Zealand on 16 August.
Your essential guide to the must-see moments in the Commonwealth Games and a look at some of the biggest stars on show.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says club captain and Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen may leave the Gunners.
BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood got a helping hand from members of the Royal Navy when a technical problem meant the graphics did not work for her weather forecast.
New software will be trialled on a number of London buses to try to reduce collisions, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.
Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.
The 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe has officially begun with more than 3,000 shows. The BBC's John Maguire met up with some of the performers including comedian Frank Skinner who had a close encounter with a dinosaur.
Newsnight has learned that complaints were made to the Department for Education about some privately funded Steiner schools.
Tough Mudder founder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.
Newsnight reports on the growing popularity of immersive entertainment.
A new gymnasium exclusively for dogs has opened up in Alexandria, Virginia.
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal, adding to optimism that the US economy is roaring once more.
A former defence minister condemns the Israeli military offensive in Gaza after a short-lived ceasefire collapses.