The BBC's Frank Gardner reports on the implications of Turkey's intention to close its border with Syria.
Why a 'quota' for female medical students is causing controversy
Hundreds of thousands of people in Lancashire should no longer need to boil their tap water to make it safe within the coming week, United Utilities says.
Facebook boasts a new record, with more than a billion people using the social network on a single day this week.
The port city selling migrants what they need to go to sea
What's weird about the internet room at Kim Jong-un's new airport?
The corner of England 'like the end of the Earth'
Why do some people refer to themselves in the third person?
How do you report on your colleagues' death? What about your local rivals? The BBC goes inside one local station reporting on the story closest to home
The number of Post Offices opening on a Sunday will hit 3,000 this weekend, thanks to new facilities at a garden centre in Norfolk.
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
How video-on-demand services are shaking up broadcasting
What impact will the Shoreham air crash have on the rest of the UK's air shows, which attract over five million visitors a year?
The father of Alison Parker, one of two journalists killed live on air, appeals to US President Barack Obama to push through tougher gun laws.
The writer and environmentalist George Monbiot cooks dead squirrel in the Newsnight studio as he discusses the outraged reaction he got on social media after revealing he had cooked and eaten a "road kill" squirrel.
The father of slain journalist Alison Parker tells the BBC about the need for gun control in the US to prevent tragedies like Wednesday's shooting.
Premier League referee Michael Oliver steps out of the crowd to replace an injured official at a women's cup match.
The BBC looks at the lives of refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, now living in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.
In a speech in new Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, US President Barack Obama describes the storm as a natural disaster that "became a man-made disaster".