A new law means absent parents who don't pay child maintenance in South Africa can be blacklisted for credit.
Hillary Clinton's painful journey to 'sorry' over emails
Passengers describe the terrifying moment a fire breaks out on board their British Airways plane at Las Vegas airport, as an investigation gets under way.
Ghana's judicial council is to start an inquiry into corruption after a two-year investigation by a top journalist allegedly revealed judges taking bribes.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered a total ban on the hunting of the Houbara bustard, an endangered migratory bird prized by hunters from the Gulf states.
Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan confirms he will stand in the Fifa presidential election in February.
A concert hosted by comedian John Bishop is to be held in Liverpool to raise money for those affected by the Syria refugee crisis.
The European Commission president urges EU nations to accept their share of 120,000 extra refugees, saying it is "time for concerted action".
All you need to know for the new NFL season as the New England Patriots start the defence of their Super Bowl title.
The Greek government and the UN refugee agency have brought in extra staff and ships to deal with some 25,000 stranded migrants on the island of Lesbos.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says the EU was "mad" to accept so many refugees and claims "Isis are using this route to put jihadists on European soil".
Hull midfielder Jake Livermore is to avoid a ban after testing positive for cocaine following the death of his newborn child.
The supermarket chain Morrisons agrees to sell its 140 M local convenience stores for about £25m.
Gunmen in Pakistan shoot dead a former journalist in Karachi, the third such attack on media personnel in less than 24 hours.
One of the alleged accomplices to the main suspect wanted for the shrine bombing in Bangkok last month is Chinese, officials from both countries say.
A coalition of mainly Islamist Syrian rebels seize a key airbase in north-western province of Idlib after a long battle.
John McAfee, the anti-virus software creator, declares he will run for US president.
Six African countries, including Malawi and Mozambique, are ranked among the 10 worst places to grow old, according to HelpAge International.
The UK manufacturing sector had a weak month in July, down 0.5% on the same month last year, according to official figures.
Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn was urged by a senior supporter to withdraw from the contest - but the message was rejected, the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg understands.