Jenson Button sympathises with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian GP Prix was ended by a collision with Nico Rosberg.
Amazon buys video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m (£585m), surprising many after rumours earlier this year that Google's would purchase the firm.
The family of the US journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week make public a letter they say he sent while in captivity, via a fellow hostage.
Syria's foreign minister offers to help the US fight the Islamic State militant group, which has seized swathes of land in Iraq and Syria.
Andy Murray overcomes cramp to beat Robin Haase 6-3 7-6 (8-6) 1-6 7-5 in the first round of the US Open.
A 54-year-old man is rescued from a body bag two hours after being declared dead by doctors in north-eastern Brazil.
Workers assess damage and begin to clear up after a 6.0 magnitude quake hits California's San Francisco Bay area, the strongest there in 25 years.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral in Missouri of the black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot dead by a white policeman.
The family of William Pooley, who contracted Ebola while working as a nurse in Sierra Leone, says he is receiving "excellent care" at a London hospital.
Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers cross into Cameroon following fierce fighting with Boko Haram militants, but Nigeria denies they fled.
Ukraine says it troops have clashed with rebel armoured vehicles that crossed from Russia and headed to the south-eastern port of Mariupol.
France's Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg says he and two colleagues are leaving their posts amid a bitter row over economic policy.
French PM Manuel Valls presents the resignation of his government amid a cabinet row over economic policies, and is asked to form a new administration.
Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love is voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2.
At least eight Palestinians in Gaza are killed by Israeli air strikes amid ongoing rocket attacks on Israel, as Egyptian mediators reportedly propose a new ceasefire deal.
This year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe breaks the two million ticket barrier for the first time in its 67-year history.
Italy forward and ex-Manchester City player Mario Balotelli completes his £16m move from AC Milan to Liverpool.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, many of whom did not know him personally.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and pro-Union campaign chief Alistair Darling are to go head-to-head in a second TV debate on independence.
An alliance of militias takes control of Tripoli's main airport, after weeks of battles between rival groups in the Libyan capital.