The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.
Steven Finn takes 5-45 to reduce Australia to 168-7 in their second innings on the second day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Scientists in South Korea develop a tiny robot - based on the water strider insect - that can jump on water
What Cecil the lion means to Zimbabweans
The EU extends help for exporters of dairy produce, fruit and vegetables into next year to ease the impact of a Russian ban.
US tycoon Donald Trump has said a second referendum on Scottish independence would be "ridiculous".
With the death of leader Mullah Omar, and the appointment of a successor, the Afghan Taliban face their biggest challenge yet, writes Dawood Azami.
Peace activists in Kenya are calling for the reopening of the college where 148 people were killed by gunmen from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group.
A Welsh haulage firm claims it is losing the equivalent of about £100,000 a month due to delays at the Port of Calais.
US wildlife agency launches an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but says it has been unable to reach the American involved.
An investigation into a number of allegations of crime involving children's charity Kids Company has been launched by police, the BBC has learned.
US billionaire Donald Trump says his comments about illegal immigrants will not cost Turnberry the chance to host The Open.
England's James Anderson is forced off on day two of the third Ashes Test against Australia with a "tight" side strain.
Former high-ranking Chinese army figure Guo Boxiong is expelled from the Communist Party amid corruption allegations.
A profile of Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall.
People who spend time watching fish swim in aquarium tanks could improve their physical and mental wellbeing, a study shows.
Kenny McLean nets an away goal as Aberdeen lose narrowly to Kairat in the Europa League third qualifying round first leg.
Two journalists have been charged with treason after they published information about surveillance technology used by Germany's intelligence agency.
Six people are wounded after being attacked by a knifeman at the Jerusalem Gay Pride march.
Canadian health authorities have approved the drug RU-486, commonly known as the abortion pill.