Donald Trump says he will "totally accept" the results of the US presidential election "if I win" - but also says he won't challenge a "clear" result.
MPs have backed a call for the former owner of BHS, Sir Philip Green, to be stripped of his knighthood.
A man who died in an arson attack in Wakefield was trying in vain to rescue his daughter from their burning home, police say.
Theresa May tells fellow EU leaders that Britain expects to be part of EU decision making, until Brexit, at a working dinner at her first EU summit as PM.
The head of the coalition forces for Iraq and Syria tells the BBC that the Islamic State group is "a brutal opponent" in the fight for Mosul.
A suspect device found on a London Underground train is destroyed in a controlled explosion.
The government's ambitious prison reform plans are "simply not achievable" given "loss of control" in jails, the former chief inspector of prisons warns.
Two British warships are monitoring a Russian aircraft carrier and other Russian naval ships as they pass by the UK en route to Syria.
The polls close in by-elections for former PM David Cameron's Witney seat and the constituency held by Labour MP Jo Cox before she was killed.
Downing Street says it is "categorically not reviewing" whether foreign students should be excluded from net migration figures.
A man who tried to blow up a restaurant with a home-made bomb has died in prison, the BBC learns.
Trump says will accept result "if I win" to a cheering crowd, later adding that he will accept result of the election.
The Islamic State group is "a brutal opponent that has to be stopped", the head of the coalition forces for Iraq and Syria has told the BBC in an exclusive interview.
Yoga teacher Karena Virginia accuses Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, saying he asked her: "Don't you know who I am?".
Some want a post-Brexit passport to be blue, the colour used before the UK joined the EEC.
What could a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain mean for Australia?
A zoo keeper confronted with a 29st escaped gorilla told the animal to "calm down", says director of zoology.
Photography brand Kodak reveals a smartphone that takes its name and looks from a 1941 camera.
Channel 4 journalist Fatima Manji decries the press watchdog ruling on her complaint
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Scores of spectacular and rare undersea species have been found on expeditions to some of the deepest trenches in the Pacific Ocean.
Nintendo reveals the first details of its next games console - the Nintendo Switch - previously code-named NX.
A collection of interviews with the French president reveals a catalogue of jibes at a cross-section of society, leading many to describe his comments as "political suicide".
As MPs back calls for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood, we look at figures from the past who have lost the honour.
The key points from the Scottish government's draft legislation consultation on a second independence referendum.
An in-depth look at the arguments in the 582-page transcript of the High Court hearing into whether or not MPs should vote before the Brexit process is triggered.
The Sydney coastline has been enlivened by the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, this year featuring a gigantic flip flop and an upside down rhino.
The white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
A photo of an orangutan climbing high into a tree to reach some figs takes the top honour in the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Cofio 50 mlynedd ers y drychineb lofaol // 50 years since the tragic coal mining disaster at Aberfan in south Wales
A collection of photos of children and their parents who serve in the British Armed Forces has been brought together by a charity helping military families.
British Cycling chief executive Ian Drake will step down in April, BBC Sport understands.
England close day one of the first Test with Bangladesh on 258-7, with Moeen Ali scoring 68 and Mehedi Hasan Miraz taking 5-64 for Bangladesh.
BBC Two will broadcast the FA Cup first-round tie between non-league Eastleigh and League One Swindon Town on 4 November.
As the government announces pardons for thousands of gay men, one 93-year-old explains what it was like to be homosexual when it was still illegal.
A gorilla that escaped its enclosure at London Zoo drank five litres of blackcurrant squash before being tranquillised. What impact would this have had?
Being self-employed is a way of life for almost five million UK workers, with some choosing to work independently, while others are being forced to adopt it.
A mother's video to the teachers, students and parent's at her son's school explaining why he isn't the bully that they might think he is has gone viral.
Shops are "struggling to cope" with the amount of items customers return, with a quarter of it unfit for resale, new figures suggest.
When a 58-year-old Danish woman was scammed into paying a 24-year-old Nigerian, she took an unexpected turn by going out and visiting him, writes Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani.
What life is like when your local MP is also the prime minister?
What's it like to find out your parents are in fact your aunt and uncle? Those affected describe their feelings.
A growing number of head lice removal firms have set up in recent years as a response to the fact that the insects are increasingly resistant to over-the-counter chemical treatments.
If Donald Trump refuses to accept a loss to Hillary Clinton in the US election, the implications could reach far beyond the courts.
Most media outlets across the globe say that Hillary Clinton won the third and final US presidential candidates' televised debate with Donald Trump.
The body that organises the Emmys speaks out after Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of claiming the annual television awards were rigged.
A solitary Spanish word uttered by Donald Trump during Wednesday's debate prompted an online storm of outrage.
Donald Trump's "woman problem" probably wasn't helped by a comment he made during Wednesday's debate.
We are in the final few weeks of a long campaign - here's all you need to know, from how it all works to the key talking points and BBC analysis.
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