Wales falls silent as the country remembers the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, in which 144 people - 116 of them children - died.
Theresa May predicts "difficult moments" ahead in Brexit negotiations but says she is optimistic she can get a deal "that is right for the UK".
A 19-year-old man is arrested by counter-terrorism officers after the controlled explosion of a suspect device at North Greenwich Tube station.
The UN human rights chief describes the Syrian city of Aleppo as a "slaughterhouse" where "crimes of historic proportions" are being committed.
A private member's bill that would have pardoned nearly 15,000 living men with criminal records for same-sex offences is talked out by the government.
London City Airport is evacuated in a suspected chemical incident which has left people needing treatment for breathing difficulties.
Nissan's chief executive says the company will make a decision next month on whether to produce the next Qashqai SUV at its Sunderland plant.
A flotilla of Russian warships is passing through the English Channel en route to Syria.
Undercover journalist Mazher Mahmood, known as the "Fake Sheikh", is jailed for 15 months for tampering with evidence in a case involving singer Tulisa Contostavlos.
At least 200 Iraqi families have been forced to leave their homes for Mosul by Islamic State (IS) fighters and could be used as human shields, the UN warns.
Raine Spencer, stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, has died at 87 after a short illness, her family has announced.
A man may have cooked and eaten parts of a police officer after strangling him and dismembering his body, a court hears.
Survivors of the Aberfan mine tragedy have been taking part in memorial services to mark the 50th anniversary of the disaster which killed 116 children and 28 adults.
Ahmed, a resident in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, which has come under fierce attack by the so-called Islamic State, describes how he is prepared to die to protect his family.
US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poked fun at rival Donald Trump and at herself at a charity dinner in New York.
Donald Trump takes aim at Hillary Clinton in a speech at a traditional charity dinner in New York.
Ros Atkins asked leaders at the EU summit how dinner went the night before. Jean-Claude Juncker had his own question.
A woman asked people to stop booing her when she said she no longer felt welcome in the UK since the EU referendum.
Lady Gaga talks about the inspiration behind her new album, and what she makes of the US presidential elections.
Reporter Divya Talwar spends 24 hours with a family living beneath the Heathrow flight path, for the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.
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A rare garden snail with an anticlockwise shell has been discovered in London, but he must mate with similar.
The Ministry of Defence says the first of four submarines to replace the present Trident nuclear missile fleet will be named Dreadnought, echoing famous ships of the past.
Nick Triggle answers a reader's question on how much of the NHS budget is spent on administration and legal action and what is left for treatment.
Wealthy San Francisco tech investors are bankrolling a law to ban the city's homeless from pitching tents - will it work?
As MPs back calls for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood, we look at figures from the past who have lost the honour.
The key points from the Scottish government's draft legislation consultation on a second independence referendum.
The Sydney coastline has been enlivened by the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, this year featuring a gigantic flip flop and an upside down rhino.
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The white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
A photo of an orangutan climbing high into a tree to reach some figs takes the top honour in the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Cofio 50 mlynedd ers y drychineb lofaol // 50 years since the tragic coal mining disaster at Aberfan in south Wales
Lewis Hamilton starts his United States Grand Prix weekend in the best possible way with an impressive performance in first practice.
Bangladesh close day two of the first Test with England in Chittagong 72 behind with five wickets intact at 221-5.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola rejects stories that he is trying to force Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany out of the club.
The funeral of Anthony Foley who died in Paris has taken place in County Clare.
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At the Internet Watch Foundation, a team of 12 analysts spend their days viewing hundreds of images of child sexual abuse in order to block content - and even help rescue some abused children. BBC News finds out what doing the job is like.
A student says her university's handling of her sexual assault complaint made everything "so much worse".
Officials defend hunters following outcry over slaying of bear who was social media star.
Elena Palumbo-Mosca talks about why she was happy to cover her body in paint to create artworks for the French artist Yves Klein in 1960.
Black Mirror writer Charlie Brooker says his own experience of a public backlash influenced one of the latest episodes of the acclaimed series which deals with hatred on social media.
The Gambia is known to tourists as "the smiling coast of West Africa", but this masks something more troubling, as Chris Simpson has been finding out.
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As the government announces pardons for thousands of gay men, one 93-year-old explains what it was like to be homosexual when it was still illegal.
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