Helen Glover and Heather Stanning win World Championships gold, as Britain claim five medals on Lake Aiguebelette.
A Japanese town near the Fukushima nuclear plant has been declared safe from radiation and is inviting residents to return.
Lewis Hamilton eased to his 11th pole position in 12 races this year as he dominated qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix in his Mercedes.
A paramedic from south east London dies while taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race.
Thousands of exhausted migrants cross into Austria after Hungary's surprise move to provide buses to take them to the border.
Council leaders call on central government to provide more resources to help them house extra refugees the UK is planning to accept.
Master sand sculptors from around the world are competing in San Diego, California at the annual US Sand Sculpting Challenge.
The goal of seven-day GP opening is unachievable in this Parliament and risks destabilising services, the Royal College of GPs says.
Japan permanently lifts an evacuation order for a town hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster that followed the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Quarterback Tom Brady says he is sorry the NFL "had to endure" the 'deflate-gate' scandal, after his ban is overturned.
The BBC's Jenny Hill reports from Munich central station, where up to 6,000 migrants are expected to arrive on trains from Vienna.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in final practice as team-mate Nico Rosberg is pipped by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
Rico Rodriguez, the trombonist in ska band The Specials, has died at the age of 80, the group announces.
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill says it would be "a magnificent achievement" for his side to earn a place for Euro 2016.
A Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses asserted that any ones that are issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void and “not worth the paper they are written on” because she didn’t approve them, her attorney said.
England's Luke Donald and Ian Poulter are two shots off the lead after the first round of the Deutsche Bank Open.
A huge pillow fight at the prestigious US Military Academy to mark the end of summer training leaves at least 30 cadets injured, US media reports.
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton and her family reportedly paid a State Department to maintain the private email server she used during her tenure as secretary of state.
World number eight Rafael Nadal is out of the US Open after being beaten 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 by Italy's Fabio Fognini.
A crater in Russia which emerged 10 months ago has tripled in size to become a 120m-wide sinkhole.