• Brett Kavanaugh: Embattled Trump nominee 'not going anywhere'
Brett Kavanaugh takes to Fox News with his wife to fight back against sexual assault allegations.
• Rod Rosenstein: Russia inquiry chief set for Trump showdown
Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Russia inquiry, faces crunch talks at the White House this week.
• Electrical implant helps paralysed people to walk again
Three paralysed patients are able to walk after an electrical patch is fitted to their spinal cords.
• Dellen Millard killed father as he slept and inherited millions
The 2012 death was originally ruled a suicide, but Dellen Millard shot his sleeping dad in the eye.
• Water shortages fuel ongoing protests in Basra, Iraq
Anti-government protesters in Basra, Iraq, are demanding reliable electricity and water.
• Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais
Archaeologists describe the shipwreck found by a town near Lisbon as "the discovery of the decade".
• Oil price jumps as Opec keeps output steady
Brent crude hits four-year highs after oil-producing countries fail to agree an increase in production.
• S-300 missile system: Russia to upgrade Syrian air defences
Israel warns that the delivery of the S-300 system to Syria will "magnify dangers" in the region.
• Italy migrant crisis: Government passes tough bill
The measure, which now requires a parliamentary vote, makes it easier to deport migrants.
• Dallas officer fired for killing innocent man in his own apartment
Amber Guyger was on leave since shooting Botham Shem Jean inside his own flat on 6 September.
• US man, 74, found alive days after fire in Washington DC
Nobody knew the senior citizen was missing for five days but he was in good spirits when found.
• Indiana school bus driver fired for letting kids drive
She's now facing preliminary felony charges for allowing students to drive.
• Luka Modric named best male player and Marta best female player at Fifa awards
Real Madrid's Luka Modric is named the world's best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London, as Marta is named best female player.
• New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's baby premieres among world leaders
The New Zealand leader makes history by bringing baby Neve to the UN in New York.
• Reality Check: Does America pay too much to the UN?
Is Donald Trump right to say that the US contributes too much to the UN?
• Quiz: Test your knowledge of evolution
There are many myths and misunderstandings about evolution - how much do you know?
• Taiwan tribal tattoo: 'Held down and marked when I was just eight'
Yayut Ciswas is the last living tribesperson in Taiwan with a traditional full face tattoo.
• 'We're giving these girls hopes and aspirations'
Pioneering South African pilot Refilwe Ledwaba is on a mission to help women break down barriers in aviation.
• Meghan and Harry go head-to-head in netball shootout
Who reigned supreme as the duchess - wearing her heels - took on her husband in a sporting challenge?
• India's solar power ambitions
India has big solar ambitions, but could recent policy uncertainties cast a shadow on its plans?
• Scrabble gets 300 new words in US dictionary revamp
OK is among 300 added to the list of allowed words by the game's official US dictionary.
• Is this one of the world's most beautiful airports?
India's newest airport, which is carved out of a mountain, has been called an "engineering marvel".
• The woman reclaiming nude for women of colour
Fashion brand Nubian Skin was born out of frustration – Ade Hassan’s frustration that she couldn’t find nude tights to match her skin tone.
• Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea
The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.
• Mud volcano erupts in Azerbaijan
The world's second-biggest mud volcano has sent plumes of smoke and flames up to 300m into the sky.
• The world's worst place to be stranded at sea?
Abhilash Tomy was rescued 2,000 miles from land, but is there a worse place to have an accident at sea?
• Letter from Africa: Why I was sentenced to 5,000 years in jail
Rodney D Sieh, editor of Liberia's FrontPageAfrica, reflects on what his career says about journalism in West Africa.
• How translation apps are ironing out embarrassing gaffes
The goal of real-time natural language translation is getting closer, but mistakes still happen.
• Brexit 'impasse': What happens next?
With Brexit talks in deadlock, what might happen between now and the official departure day next March?
• Cameroon atrocity: Finding the soldiers who killed this woman
In July 2018 a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. It shows two women and two young children being led away at gunpoint by a group of Cameroonian soldiers.
• Seeing through Kim Jong-un's K-pop sign
The photo charmed South Koreans, but does that mean it's right to stop talking about human rights?
• Fentanyl crisis: Is China a major source of illegal drugs?
Is China now the major source for illegal synthetic drugs like fentanyl as the US claims?
• The man Trump wants on the US Supreme Court
The ex-White House lawyer was seen as a safe pick until sexual misconduct allegations surfaced.
• Glenn Close on playing The Wife and being a mother
The Hollywood veteran talks about The Wife, a film whose title role she shares with her daughter.
• The Chinese storyteller loved by millions
Shan Tianfang was loved across China for his emotional storytelling through the ancient art of pingshu.
• Ellie Soutter Foundation 'can end vicious cycle around athletes' funding'
The father of British snowboarder Ellie Soutter hopes a foundation set up in her memory will help end the "vicious cycle" around athletes' funding.
• Ben Stokes: Andrew Flintoff says England all-rounder 'not the same' since trial
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is "not the same" player as before his trial for affray, says former England captain Andrew Flintoff.
• Russia doping: Wada head Sir Craig Reedie defends Russian reinstatement decision
Wada president Sir Craig Reedie responds to critics of the controversial decision to reinstate Russia, asking what they would have done differently.
• Serena Williams: 'I don't understand coach's claims'
Serena Williams says she wants to move on from her controversial US Open final and does not understand why her coach says he was sending her signals.
• Watch as 7-year-old Malea Emma stuns MLS crowd with national anthem
Watch as seven-year-old Malea Emma stuns the crowd with her rendition of the American national anthem before the LA Galaxy's 3-0 win over Seattle Sounders in MLS.
• Alexis Sanchez: Man Utd may sell forward if he does not improve - Ian Wright
Alexis Sanchez might be sold by Manchester United at the end of the season if his form does not improve, Ian Wright tells BBC Radio 5 live.