The rest secret

The results of the world’s largest survey on rest suggest that to feel truly rested, we need to get away from other people.

Alton Towers operator Merlin fined £5m over Smiler crash

Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions is fined £5m over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.

Presidential election debate: Trump and Clinton clash

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash over jobs, race and the Iraq War in a feisty first debate of the election campaign.

Man, 78, held over 1965 murder of schoolgirl Elsie Frost

A man in his 70s has been arrested on suspicion of murdering schoolgirl Elsie Frost in Wakefield more than 50 years ago.

Decision to drop Cliff Richard case upheld by CPS

The decision not to prosecute Sir Cliff Richard over claims of historical sex offences is upheld by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Sir Terry Wogan: Stars pay tribute at Westminster Abbey

Stars including Chris Evans, Joanna Lumley and Peter Gabriel pay tribute at a celebratory memorial service for Sir Terry Wogan.

Sam Allardyce: England manager allegations investigated by FA

The FA is investigating claims England boss Sam Allardyce used his role to negotiate a £400,000 deal and offer advice on how to bypass transfer rules.

Mali Islamist jailed for nine years for Timbuktu shrine attacks

An Islamist militant who destroyed ancient shrines in Timbuktu is jailed by an international court for nine years in the first case of its kind.

Wales tuition fee shake-up proposed

Loans should replace tuition fee grants and there should be more help with living costs for all Welsh students, a major review of university finance says.

William and Kate visit remote rainforest community

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are welcomed to a remote rainforest community on day three of their tour of western Canada.

Sexism row grips German politics and shakes CDU

German CDU politician Jenna Behrends sparks a furore about sexism after a male colleague called her a "sweet mouse".

Labour to set out plans for early years taskforce

Labour is to launch a taskforce to "transform early years provision" for all families while London Mayor Sadiq Khan tells the party it must focus on winning power.

Sitcom to feature transgender child

The American series casts its first transgender child actor for a forthcoming episode called A Stereotypical Day.

Key moments from the US presidential debate

Here are the key moments from the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Clinton: 'There is something he is hiding'

Hillary Clinton said she believes Donald Trump is 'hiding something' regarding his tax return.

Americans watch the Clinton-Trump presidential debate

People watching in Seattle react to the Clinton-Trump presidential debate.

Alton Towers victim: 'I need to fight'

The owners of Alton Towers theme park have been fined a record £5m for what was described as a "needless and avoidable crash".

Evans pays tribute to Sir Terry Wogan at memorial service

Chris Evans pays tribute to Sir Terry Wogan at a celebratory memorial service.

William and Kate visit rainforest on Canada tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a rainforest as part of their eight-day tour of Canada.

Nafta : 'Single worse deal ever approved'

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton disagree on the North American Free Trade Agreement - Nafta.

'Have to get tough on cyber warfare'

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreed that the issue of cyber warfare had to be addressed.

BBC News Channel

Britain's most-watched news channel, delivering breaking news and analysis all day, every day.

Bethany Bell: Migrants' grim odyssey ends in Italian city of Udine

Asylum seekers - mainly Afghan and Pakistani men - leave Austria for Italy, but they face bleak conditions in the city of Udine, Bethany Bell reports.

Football's third-party ownership rule explained

What is third-party ownership and why is it banned in football?

Sale of Kodi 'fully-loaded' streaming boxes faces legal test

A legal case concerning the sale of video-streaming set-top boxes on which subscription content can be accessed for free begins on Tuesday.

Could Brexit bring back the royal yacht?

Conservative MP Jake Berry has called for the Royal Yacht Britannia to be brought back into service to help the UK strike trade deals.

The six lives of Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau

Abubakar Shekau, leader of Islamist group Boko Haram has once more released a video to reject reports that he had been killed. He has been reported dead five times already.

Reality Check: Should the minimum wage be more than £10?

John McDonnell says independent forecasts suggest you need at least £10 an hour to live a decent life.

Animals in the frame

A selection of the winners and finalists in he ZSL Animal Photography Prize.

Your pictures

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".

Week in pictures: 17-23 September 2016

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Eternal flames

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.

Africa's top shots: 16-22 September 2016

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Chris Froome: TUE system 'open to abuse' and athletes must take responsibility

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says the TUE system is "open to abuse" and athletes must not "push the boundaries of the rules".

Ryder Cup 2016: Bubba Watson named as fifth United States vice-captain

The United States name Bubba Watson as Ryder Cup vice-captain, plus both teams will pay their respects to golf great Arnold Palmer on Friday.

Champions League: Tottenham & Leicester preview

Dan Walker is joined by Dion Dublin and Mark Lawrenson to look ahead to Tuesday's Champions League games for Tottenham and Leicester.

Burn after reading

Ninety-seven-year-old Mary has been writing to her friend Cathy every day for 77 years.

Disposable women

Women in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men who marry them. Should their treatment be classed as a form of domestic violence?

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi: The vandal of Timbuktu

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has pleaded guilty to destroying sacred sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in the first case concerning cultural artefacts at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Faceless London

Photographer Jim Grover spent four hours making pictures of people on London's Westminster Bridge.

Off-screen dwellings

It's not just Harry Potter's house which had come on the market - here are some ordinary homes with extraordinary screen presence.

The drugs don't work

The lucrative counterfeit drugs trade causes hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. Technology can help fight it, but are big pharma and governments doing enough?

Dreams and disasters

A Japanese animated film has earned more than 10bn yen in just 28 days since its release. But what exactly is it about this film that has been drawing in the crowds?

Trailblazer

How golfer Arnold Palmer defined the relationship between sport and brands, becoming the first sportsman to use his fame to build a business empire.

Give me five

The social media campaign urging people to give their first new £5 note to charity

Saving Eurovision

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.

Who, What, Why: Did Donald Trump use the word ‘bigly’?

The Republican candidate appeared to use an unusual adverb in his debate against Hillary Clinton. Or did he?

US and foreign media's verdict

The US media gives their verdict on who won the first debate, with most awarding victory to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Four ways gender played a role in debate

Jessica Lussenhop in Washington DC looks at the how gender featured in the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

What did black voters think?

We asked African-American voters in Harlem what they made of the US presidential debate.

How does the election work?

In January 2017, the most powerful nation on earth will have a new leader, after a drawn out and expensive campaign - so what's it all about?

Reality Check: Clinton v Trump

Fact checking the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Clinton v Trump: Five Twitter takeaways

Huge interest in the first presidential debate was reflected in a phenomenal amount of discussion online.

Who's ahead in the polls?

Follow the opinion polls as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go to head-to-head in the run up to the US election on 8 November.

'I don't believe she has the stamina'

Donald Trump has said he does not believe that Hillary Clinton has the stamina to be US president.

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