The gunman who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings and had no known links to the Islamic State group, German police say.
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Turkey's president extends the period in which suspects can be detained without charge to 30 days and orders the closure of more than 1,000 schools.
Former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes is named as Sam Allardyce's replacement as Sunderland manager.
Floods in north and central China have killed at least 78 people, with scores of others reported missing, officials and state media say.
Police in the German city of Munich ask members of the public to submit any videos they may have made as they investigate Friday's mass shooting.
A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.
Passengers heading for the continent are facing major delays at the Port of Dover due to increased French security checks.
An Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago is freed unharmed from her hostage takers in a rescue operation.
David Cameron made a late appeal to the German chancellor for a statement granting free movement concessions if the UK voted Remain, Newsnight learns.
British number one Johanna Konta beats Saisai Zheng 6-2 4-6 6-3 to reach the Bank of the West Classic semi-finals.
After three years of careful captive breeding, scientists from Chester Zoo say they have established a wild colony of a rare butterfly at Heysham Moss in Lancashire.
Rasheed Street, the oldest street in Baghdad, is celebrating its centenary
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California Governor Jerry Brown denies parole for Leslie Van Houten, a former follower of Charles Manson serving a life prison term for murder.
Donald Trump's speech to the Republican Party Convention found a tone which may serve him through the campaign to come, writes James Naughtie
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Steven Spielberg receiving a gold Blue Peter badge and Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke.
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected Tim Kaine, a moderate senator from Virginia, as her running mate.
The Munich shootings which left nine dead at a shopping centre were carried out by one gunman who then killed himself, police say.