• Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders  Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says the Catalan parliament's powers will be curbed and elections held.    
  • Robert Mugabe's WHO appointment condemned as 'an insult'  The UK government, an array of campaign groups and the Zimbabwe opposition express dismay.    
  • Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing  It brings the death toll from attacks in Afghanistan to around 200 in this week alone.    
  • Islamic State and the crisis in Iraq and Syria in maps  Maps and graphics telling the story of the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.    
  • Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files  The US president says he will allow scheduled release of classified files relating to Kennedy's assassination.    
  • Ballet hoping to help heal Charleston's wounds  A new ballet tells the story of the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church shooting.    
  • Magazine apologises to Solange for edit  The Evening Standard says they made "the wrong call" to edit the singer's elaborate hairstyle.    
  • Militants kill Egyptian security forces in desert shoot-out  The forces are reported to have been looking for the militants' hideout when they came under attack.    
  • Czech election: Billionaire Babis wins by large margin  With almost all votes counted, Andrej Babis' party has secured almost triple its closest rivals.    
  • Man arrested after knife attack in Munich  Police say no motive has been established for the attack, which lightly wounded four passers-by.    
  • Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide  Police suspect the man killed his girlfriend at Joshua Tree National Park before killing himself.    
  • Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation  Officers seize more than 150,000 files with disturbing images of young children and teenagers.    
  • Pablo Neruda 'did not die of cancer', say experts  The left-wing poet died in 1973, weeks after a military coup led by general Augusto Pinochet.    
  • Under fire in Iraq: A camera crew's view of a warzone  Gunfire, danger - a few of the hazards facing a BBC team covering the news from Iraq.    
  • What's it like to live in North Korea?  Four young North Korean defectors explain what life was like back home and what they miss most.    
  • Trump 'prefers white people' claims comedian Trevor Noah  The Daily Show host was speaking to the BBC's Newsnight programme about the US president and racism.    
  • The woman without legs who became an equestrian champion  Angelika Trabert's won 24 medals - six at the Paralympics. When not riding, she works as an anaesthetist.    
  • Week in pictures: 15-21 October 2017  A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.    
  • Paul Ryan roasts Trump at charity dinner  The senior Republican had a few presidential jokes up his sleeve at a charity dinner.    
  • ICYMI: TV high jinks and a dancing duchess  Some stories you might have missed.    
  • Why did a black man hug a neo-Nazi skinhead?  A white supremacist walked into the middle of an anti-fascist rally - this is what happened next.    
  • The woman who taught us about chimps  Famed primatologist Jane Goodall is the subject of a new documentary that includes recently unearthed footage from her explorations in Africa.    
  • US senators respond to 'average' politicians' face photo  The BBC has created an image combining all members of Congress. What does Capitol Hill think of the result?    
  • Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman: The couple taken by the Taliban  What’s next for the North American couple and their children rescued from five years of captivity?    
  • The place spacecraft go to die  Why one of the Earth's most remote places is the preferred place to dump space junk.    
  • Venezuela crisis: Retirements ruined and families pulled apart  People's hopes for a quiet retirement with family are ruined by inflation and the fear of violence.    
  • Qandeel Baloch: A YouTube star and the cleric linked to her death  The influential Muslim leader in Pakistan is now accused of instigating the murder of Qandeel Baloch.    
  • EU mood music improves on Brexit bargaining  It is no surprise EU leaders sought to put a positive spin on negotiations, writes Laurence Peter.    
  • The populist billionaire who could lead the Czech Republic  The populist anti-immigration candidate who could become Czech Republic's next prime minister.    
  • Premier League results: Man City beat Burnley, Man Utd lose at Huddersfield, Chelsea rally  Manchester City move five points clear as Huddersfield shock Manchester Utd, while Chelsea, Leicester, Newcastle and Bournemouth win.    
  • Manchester City 3-0 Burnley  Sergio Aguero equals Manchester City's goalscoring record as they beat Burnley to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League.    
  • Huddersfield Town 2-1 Manchester United  Huddersfield Town end Manchester United's unbeaten start to the season as Jose Mourinho's side fall five points behind league leaders Manchester City.    
  • Lewis Hamilton leads Sebastian Vettel in final US GP practice  Lewis Hamilton underlines his domination of the United States Grand Prix weekend with fastest time in final practice on Saturday.    
  • European Champions Cup: Leicester 54-29 Castres  Leicester get their Champions Cup campaign back on track with a dazzling seven-try win over Castres.