Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger's future at Manchester United is in doubt following Jose Mourinho's appointment as manager.
Pope Francis offers a private prayer at the Nazi-era death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.
A photograph of a fishing boat on an Argyll loch wins first prize in a new Scottish landscape photography competition.
Pope Francis is at the former Auschwitz death camp on the third day of his visit to Poland.
Barclays sets aside an additional £400m to compensate customers mis-sold PPI as profits during the first half of the year fall 21%.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "summer".
British number one Johanna Konta reaches the Rogers Cup quarter-finals by beating American Varvara Lepchenko in Montreal
The UK's first maternity clinic for victims of rape and sexual assault opens in London.
Former England number eight and Harlequins captain Nick Easter retires from playing at the age of 37.
A couple from India's Dalit community are hacked to death after a row over a 15 rupees (22 cents; 17 pence) debt in Uttar Pradesh state.
One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.
Musicians will take to the stage of London's Royal Albert Hall on Friday to honour the life and work of David Bowie, who died six months ago from cancer.
Southern Health NHS Trust paid millions of pounds to companies owned by associates of its embattled chief executive, the BBC learns.
Powerful forces threaten the US, said Hillary Clinton as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination.
One Indonesian and three Nigerians are put to death for drug offences in Indonesia, the third round of executions under President Joko Widodo.
The way alcohol is sold in airports is to be examined after a number of incidents involving drunk passengers, new aviation minister Lord Ahmad says.
Hillary Clinton tells voters the presidential election is a "moment of reckoning", as she makes history by accepting the Democratic nomination.
BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson stuns the world by winning the 100m final in 1988, but is stripped of his gold medal after testing positive for steroids.