• North Korea conducts new ballistic missile test  It flew for 45 minutes - longer than the intercontinental ballistic missile tested in early July.    
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns after Panama Papers verdict  The Supreme Court had earlier disqualified him from office over corruption allegations.    
  • Jerusalem holy site measures fail to halt clashes  Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt despite an end to a two-week stand-off at a Jerusalem holy site.    
  • Hamburg supermarket attack leaves one dead  Police say one suspect has been arrested but that it is too soon to pinpoint a motive.    
  • Indian court rejects abortion for 10-year-old rape victim  India's Supreme Court was told termination for the girl, at 32 weeks, would be too risky.    
  • Using cheap magnet, hacker beats protections on a "smart" handgun.  A hacker circumvents protections on a gun designed to limit who can shoot it.    
  • Gulnara Karimova, Uzbekistan ex-leader's daughter, 'detained'  Officials break a three-year silence about Gulnara Karimova, but her whereabouts are still unknown.    
  • US healthcare: Senate 'skinny repeal' bill fails  John McCain and two other Republicans vote against the bill, in a blow to President Donald Trump.    
  • Russia orders US to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions  The Kremlin tells the US to cut diplomatic staff to 455 and bars it from using some properties.    
  • Man killed wife on cruise ship for 'laughing' at him  The woman was found dead in the cabin the couple were sharing on a cruise ship.    
  • Migrant crisis: Italy backs force to police Libya shore  Italy's cabinet backs sending ships, planes and personnel - but Libya denies asking for such help.    
  • Brexit transition must end by 2022, says Hammond  Chancellor Philip Hammond says "many things will look similar" for up to three years after Brexit.    
  • Gay 'dad dating' game is a surprise hit  Dream Daddy topped the best-sellers chart on games store Steam shortly after its release.    
  • Hackers 'could make car wash attack'  Researchers have found a way to hack an internet-enabled car wash and damage vehicles.    
  • Apple to discontinue iPod nano and shuffle  They are the last two music players in the company's line-up that cannot play songs from its streaming service Apple Music and neither had been upgraded in years.    
  • Meet Afghanistan's Top Guns  A new generation of Afghan fighter pilots are starting to fly missions against the Taliban.    
  • Car drives into vape shop in California  Security camera footage shows the shop owner escaping the incoming vehicle - but only just.    
  • Istanbul hailstorm causes floods and damage  Hailstones and heavy rain have battered the Turkish city.    
  • Do Trump voters think he’s presidential?  At the national monument in South Dakota, his supporters weighed in on his claim that he was "modern-day presidential".    
  • 'Wildies' have roamed free in Alberta for at least 100 years  A team of volunteers is taking a different approach to managing Alberta's wild horse population.    
  • Regret 'improves children's decision-making'  The ability to experience regret plays a "crucial role" in children's development, a study suggests.    
  • 7 days quiz: Who cancelled their tour?  7 days quiz: Who cancelled their tour?    
  • How the Slinky became a million dollar idea  The Slinky - a favourite Christmas stocking-filler for over 60 years - was never designed to be a toy.    
  • Secrets of the world's toughest creatures revealed  DNA analyses of tardigrades has given scientists an insight into their incredible survival abilities.    
  • When a simple cut or bruise can mean death  A haemophiliac struggles to find medication - one of many casualties in Venezuela's acute crisis.    
  • Amazon's race to make Alexa smarter  The man in charge of Amazon's smart speakers and their AI assistant discusses their future.    
  • Calling your husband by name for the first time  Millions of Indian women have never used their husband's name - it's a way of showing respect for him. But campaigners are now urging some of them to change their ways.    
  • Why does the US military buy so much Viagra?  More than a million prescriptions are paid for every year, and many go to retired personnel.    
  • From Baghdad to the bar: A blind refugee's journey  How did a man born blind in Iraq become a top law graduate at Cambridge University?    
  • Electric trucks and vans cut pollution faster than cars  The clock is ticking for petrol and diesel-powered cars, but electric vans, trucks and buses could reduce pollution quicker.    
  • How cholera, malnutrition and war are ravaging Yemen  The BBC's Orla Guerin sees the suffering of cholera and malnutrition victims in Yemen's civil war.    
  • Partition 70 years on: Turmoil, trauma - and legacy  Seventy years after India and Pakistan won their independence, why are relations still tense?    
  • Hungarian GP: Daniel Ricciardo fastest in improved Red Bull  Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo completes a clean sweep of Friday practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix.    
  • Carl Frampton: Fight with Andres Gutierrez still on despite weight scare  Carl Frampton weighs in one pound over the featherweight limit for Saturday's homecoming fight with Andres Gutierrez at the SSE Arena.    
  • England v South Africa: Ben Stokes reaches fifth Test century with a six  Ben Stokes hits a six to bring up a magnificent fifth Test hundred on the second afternoon of the third Test as he helps England to a respectable total.    
  • Challenge Cup semis: John Kear analysis of Hull FC v Leeds & Wigan v Salford  Challenge Cup specialist John Kear previews this season's semi-final ties - Hull FC v Leeds and Wigan v Salford.    
  • World Championships: Adam Gemili says he was forced to race in trials while injured  Adam Gemili claims he was forced to run at the British trials while injured, as he tried to secure a place for the World Championships.