...and other top five World Cup record-breakers
The leader of the Isis jihadist group calls on Muslims to travel to Iraq and Syria to help build an Islamic state, in a new audio message.
Why Russians are furious with US singer Demi Lovato
Three members of the European Parliament talk about why they wanted to be an MEP, the challenges facing them and what they want to change.
A Labour MP calls on ex home secretary Leon Brittan to say what he knew about an alleged Westminster paedophile ring.
Iraq's new parliament ends its first session in disarray, with MPs failing to make any progress in choosing the country's new leadership.
Two suspects are questioned by police in Portugal in the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann seven years ago.
Raffaele Sollecito, the ex-boyfriend of Amanda Knox, insists he is innocent and says the American's evidence provides him with an alibi.
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Bob Jones dies aged 59.
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns Ukraine for ending a truce with separatists as fighting in eastern Ukraine leaves at least four people dead.
The Crown Prosecution Service says it will work with the police to see if there is enough evidence to bring further charges against Rolf Harris.
Chicago's Sears Tower was hit by lightning repeatedly during a thunderstorm on Monday night.
The film version of Mrs Brown's Boys tops the UK and Ireland box office, partly due to its record-breaking performance in star Brendan O'Carroll's homeland.
Usain Bolt, the six-time Olympic champion, will compete in the 4x100m relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
German ninth seed Angelique Kerber ends Maria Sharapova's hopes of winning a second Wimbledon title in the fourth round.
Oleg Boldyrev reports from the eastern Ukrainian town of Kramatorsk, where residents said there were several waves of shelling overnight.
At least 18 people are killed in a bombing by suspected militants at a market in Maiduguri, north-eastern Nigeria, a medical worker tells the BBC.
Brazil's currency, the real, that helped end decades of rampant inflation, reaches its 20th anniversary, as the country struggles with an anaemic economy.
Pistorius trial gets a glimpse of what might have been
Oscar Pistorius became a "global icon" at the London Olympics and was set for further success, his manager tells his murder trial.