A double murderer may be linked to six other murders, according to a former detective who arrested him.
Labour will raise the living wage to at least £10 an hour in 2020 if it wins power, shadow chancellor John McDonnell says.
Alton Towers operator Merlin was at fault for a crash on the Smiler rollercoaster crash, a court hears.
Police say they are investigating comments made by the Coronation Street actor Marc Anwar about Indians as a potential hate crime.
An ejector seat firm is to be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive over the death of Red Arrows pilot in 2011.
Staff at a firm used by the government to cut tax credit payments are receiving calls from "suicidal" clients, which they are not trained to deal with, the BBC learns.
Matt LeBlanc will return to host Top Gear for a second series next year, following the departure of Chris Evans.
Several people are wounded in a shooting at a shopping centre in Houston in the US state of Texas, and reports say the suspect has been shot.
Russia criticises the US and UK for using "unacceptable" rhetoric in speeches on Syria at the UN, after being accused of "barbarism".
Police teams searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the Greek island of Kos say they are "optimistic" about new excavation work.
French President Francois Hollande visits Calais and says the "Jungle" migrant camp will be "completely, definitively dismantled" by the end of the year.
Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike on 3 October, the RMT union announces, but the firm says it will run a full service.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were greeted by crowds in Vancouver after arriving by seaplane.
Five facts about US golfer Arnold Palmer
A conference in South Africa could make the trade in pangolin illegal.
The US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, accuses Russia of "barbarism" in Syria.
"No question" Christopher Halliwell has committed other murders, says former detective
Mohammad Alaa Jaleel lives in Aleppo in Syria where he looks after more than a hundred stray and abandoned cats
Speedy sausage dogs have been entertaining crowds at at Melbourne's annual Dachshund Race.
The Countess of Wessex says she feels "amazingly well" after completing a 450 mile (724km) cycle challenge in support of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
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A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.
Four kittens are born inside a tumble dryer in a dry-cleaners - but are recovering after the machine is taken to pieces.
James Naughtie reports on how organisation could be key to the White House race, in a campaign dominated so far by personality.
Katty Kay explains how presidential candidates prepare for live debates
Arnold Palmer's cavalier style and aggressive technique gave him 91 professional titles, as he popularised golf and became its major figure in the 1960s.
Great - and not so great - moments in US debate history
A profile of Juan Manuel Santos, the Colombian President who negotiated a peace deal with the Farc rebel group to put an end to more than 50 years of conflict.
Many stay-at-home parents have no proper pension provision - so what can they do to maximise their retirement savings?
A selection of the winners and finalists in he ZSL Animal Photography Prize.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "dance".
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Indian photographer Ronny Sen is awarded the second annual Getty Images Instagram grant for his work on a coal town in India where underground fires have burned for more than 100 years.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Rory McIlroy wins a three-way play-off at the Tour Championship to claim the FedEx Cup and £8.85m in prize money.
Promoter Eddie Hearn does not think Tyson Fury will return to the ring after pulling out of his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko.
Ivory Coast footballer Serge Aurier, who plays for Paris St-Germain, is sentenced to two months in jail for assaulting a police officer.
The first Trump-Clinton debate takes place on Monday night - this is why it matters, and what you need to look out for.
Despite the growing intolerance Copts face in Egypt, they are finding great success in the country's recycling business.
Many small cafes are rethinking free wi-fi in a bid to keep afloat - is the party about to be over for free wi-fi?
GP Mark Spencer explains why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in Fleetwood, Lancashire, aimed at improving the health of people in his town.
Kate McWilliams' employer easyJet believes the 26-year-old is the world's youngest commercial female airline captain.
Once heading for the status of ghost town, Riace is now growing as migrants have moved into abandoned homes.
Would you watch someone mixing paint online? Well, lots of people do.
It has been a year since steel production ceased on Teesside. Promises were made that the former SSI site would be cleaned up, but what has actually happened to it over the past 12 months?
The son of the Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney shares his memories of his father and hails the new Dublin arts centre built in his honour.
A profile of technology boss Matthew Prince, whose company Cloudflare protects four million websites, including those of banks, the Eurovision Song Contest, and many in the adult entertainment industry.