Two imposters managed to sneak on to a float during the celebratory Rio 2016 parade in Manchester, the British Olympic Association confirms.
The body that awards the Nobel Prize for Literature says it has stopped trying to contact US singer Bob Dylan about being this year's honouree.
Iraqi forces are "ahead of schedule", the Pentagon says, as they begin the second day of the battle to retake Mosul from so-called IS fighters.
Ikea Shanghai imposes a "no food, no seating" rule to discourage elderly customers who are part of a dating community from loitering.
Fifty five prisoners escape from a prison in Brazil during a riot being blamed on gang rivalry.
Police investigate an allegation of rape against Sam Armstrong, a Conservative MP's chief of staff, the BBC understands.
Russia says it has suspended the bombing of Aleppo ahead of an eight-hour "humanitarian pause" on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave.
A government initiative to help the most disadvantaged families in England has had no significant impact, a report suggests.
A mental health trust underestimated the risk posed by its patients and sometimes did not act on threats to harm others, a review of 10 killings finds.
An elderly woman, who was stuck in her bath for four days, manages to survive the ordeal by "keeping calm".
A toy car thought to belong to missing toddler Ben Needham was found during police searches on Kos, the Find Ben Needham campaign says.
A three-day strike by staff on Southern rail begins with hundreds of trains cancelled.
Ryanair reduces its forecast for full-year profits, blaming the drop in the pound following the Brexit vote.
Web robots - or bots - posted many more pro-Trump tweets than pro-Clinton ones during and after the first presidential debate.
The newspapers feature a variety of stories on Tuesday's front pages, including the appearance of Sir Cliff Richard before MPs and the latest in the search for missing Ben Needham.
Extra money for health, colleges, councils and the Welsh language is promised as Plaid Cymru agrees a £119m deal to back Labour's budget.
Melania Trump says the women who have accused her husband of sexual assault are lying, insisting he is a "gentleman".
Only 73 out of England's 163 grammar schools give any priority to children from low income families in their admissions policies, the BBC has found. Explore the data for grammar schools closest to you.
Fewer than half of England's 163 grammar schools give poor pupils priority in allocating places, BBC research shows.