BBC News

  1. UK to accept 'thousands' more refugees

    The UK will take in "thousands" more refugees from Syrian border camps in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis, David Cameron says.
  2. Hungary migrant stand-off continues

    A tense stand-off on a migrant train near Budapest continues, as Hungarian MPs prepare for a key vote and fresh European crisis talks are scheduled.
  3. Police cars given to civilian staff

    Seven English police forces have given company cars with blue lights and sirens to senior civilian staff not trained to use them, the BBC learns.
  4. IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs'

    Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers.
  5. Nearly one million 'face mortgage woe'

    Nearly a million homeowners have no way of paying off their mortgages because they opted for interest-only loans, Citizens Advice warns.
  6. Intruder arrested on Gatwick flight

    Gatwick Airport police arrest an intruder who got on to an plane without a passport, ticket or boarding pass.
  7. Extra screen time 'hits GCSE grades'

    An extra hour of television, internet or computer game time in Year 10 is linked with poorer grades at GCSE, Cambridge University research suggests.
  8. Britain has 'hidden' £3.5bn art trove

    The government owns art worth at least £3.5bn, but only a tiny fraction is on display, a pressure group claims.
  9. Army 'cracking down' on harassment

    The head of the Army says he is bringing in a new code of conduct to crack down on bullying and sexual harassment.
  10. Missing mother arrested on UK return

    A woman who went missing with her four children, amid fears they were heading from London to Syria, has been arrested on her return to the UK, police say.
  11. Online fear missing girl found safe

    A missing 14-year-old girl who was believed to have left home to see a man she met online has been found, police say.
  12. VIDEO: Walking through Budapest station camp

    The BBC's Matthew Price in Budapest says several thousand migrants are still waiting at Budapest's international railway station in the hope of getting on trains to other parts of Europe.
  13. VIDEO: Pope shops for new glasses in Rome

    Pope Francis drew large crowds on Thursday after slipping out of the Vatican to visit an optician.
  14. VIDEO: Uber faces backlash in South Africa

    Car hire app Uber has been the target of protests and legal action by taxi drivers around the world, but is now making inroads into Africa.
  15. VIDEO: Corbyn criticises MPs' 'faux drama'

    Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the conduct of MPs in the House of Commons.
  16. VIDEO: Mother gives birth to own grandchild

    A 51-year-old woman in the US has been talking about how she gave birth to her own granddaughter.
  17. VIDEO: Gay marriage row clerk jailed in US

    A US judge has ordered a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.
  18. VIDEO: Indonesian chilli prices soaring

    Chilli prices have tripled in Indonesia this year, causing real problems for consumers.
  19. VIDEO: Osborne: 'No simple answer' on migrants

    Chancellor George Osborne has expressed his shock at the widely published image of a young Syrian boy who drowned off Turkey, but said there was "no simple answer" to the migrant crisis.
  20. Drowning tragedy and refugee pressure

    The front pages contain some moving images of the two boys who died in the migrant drowning tragedy, plus calls for the UK to take in more refugees.
  21. Frosty relations over future of the Arctic

    The US and Russia are at odds over ownership of highly strategic territory in the Arctic, says Shaun Ley.
  22. Welsh rethink puts RE under microscope

    The possible revamping of religious education in Welsh schools is sparking hopes among those who want to see major changes to RE in schools across the UK.
  23. When good news is bad news

    Newsnight's Duncan Weldon looks at how good news for the US economy might be bad news for the global recovery.
  24. Why Disney's spending a day unboxing toys

    Why Disney is hosting an 18-hour toy unboxing marathon - and what has made the unboxing phenomenon so popular?
  25. Pope pops out to buy new glasses

    Pope Francis draws crowds for an unusual reason - after slipping out of the Vatican to buy new glasses from a Rome optician.
  26. Autistic boy's stolen lawn replaced

    A five-year-old autistic boy left "devastated and sobbing" after thieves stole a £1,000 artificial lawn from his sensory garden is helped out by a charity.
  27. Fans can get carried away - Coleman

    Manager Chris Coleman urges Wales fans to get excited, but says he and his players will not until they qualify for Euro 2016.
  28. Hamilton dominates with new engine

    Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are in a league of their own in first practice at the Italian Grand Prix.
  29. Murray fights back to beat Mannarino

    Britain's Andy Murray fights back from two sets down to beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino and keep his US Open hopes intact.
  30. Man Utd 'lack transfer experience'

    Man Utd's "inexperience" in the transfer market led to the collapse of David De Gea's move, says Real Madrid's president.
  31. Hinkley Point nuclear plant delayed

    Energy giant EDF has admitted that construction of Britain's first new nuclear power plant in decades has been delayed.
  32. Accelerating revenues boost Williams

    The Williams Formula 1 Grand Prix team cuts half-year losses following a sharp rise in revenues.
  33. Sturgeon in refugee plea to Cameron

    The Scottish first minister writes to Prime Minister David Cameron calling for the UK to accept its "proportionate share" of refugees fleeing conflict and persecution.
  34. Kendall warns of Tory 'wipeout' bid

    The Conservatives will launch a drive to "wipe out" Labour as soon as the party chooses its new leader, candidate Liz Kendall warns during a TV debate.
  35. Village of 1,000 sealed off over Ebola

    A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.
  36. Weight loss surgery 'cures diabetes'

    Weight loss surgery cures half of patients with type-2 diabetes, for at least five years, a study suggests.
  37. Controlling parents 'harm wellbeing'

    Adults who were psychologically controlled as children by their parents are more likely to have poor mental health, research suggests.
  38. Science and maths 'vital for adults'

    Adults who lack basic science and maths skills risk being "bamboozled" and making bad decisions, according to a leading scientist.
  39. 'Deceptive' ads aided Xbox One push

    The Machinima game network paid YouTubers to endorse the Xbox One as part of a "deceptive" ad campaign, says the US Federal Trade Commission.
  40. Match.com hit by malicious adverts

    Malicious adverts are found on the UK version of the Match.com dating website.
  41. Hints of compromise at climate talks

    Rich nations at UN climate talks are said to be edging towards a compromise on the thorny issue of loss and damage.
  42. Earth's trees number 'three trillion'

    A new report says there are three trillion trees on Earth, eight times as many as the previous best estimate.
  43. Youth play axed over 'extremist agenda'

    A play exploring the radicalisation of young Muslims was scrapped by the National Youth Theatre over concerns about its "extremist agenda".
  44. Authors unite to raise refugee funds

    A campaign set up by children's author Patrick Ness to raise funds for Syrian refugees raises more than £150,000 in 24 hours.
  45. Witnessing Japan's surrender in China

    When China's war with Japan ended in 1945, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes' great-uncle was sent to Shanghai to find out what had happened to British citizens trapped there in World War Two.
  46. Hodei: The man who vanished

    Tens of thousands of people go missing in Europe every year. Some for days, some for months, some for years. Some vanish entirely. This is the story of one of them.
  47. In pictures: An emotional arrival in Europe

    Migrants ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos
  48. The grandeur of Tokyo's Hotel Okura in pictures

    Tokyo's grand hotel prepares for redevelopment
  49. 10 moving photos of Europe's migrant crisis

    10 of the most moving photos of Europe's migrant crisis
  50. The war over tipping

    The battle over where waiters' tips go
  51. Quiz of the week's news

    What made more money for Bono than U2?
  52. Who, What, Why: Can a bang on the head cause a bald spot?

    Can you get a bald spot from a bang on the head?
  53. Strictly stars and leotard struggles

    Strictly stars reveal hopes, fears and leotard struggles
  54. VIDEO: Reclaiming the 'freak show'

    Disabled circus artists seek to reclaim term 'freak show'
  55. VIDEO: Millions moan that there's only one topic on Chinese TV

    When there's (literally) only one thing on TV
  56. What should we do about radicals?

    Key approaches to tackling those with radicalised views

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