Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero signs a new five-year contract, keeping him at the club until 2019.
Will Sharman secures Britain's eighth medal of the European Championships by taking silver in the 110m hurdles.
A rider is in a criticial condition in hospital following a serious incident at the Ulster Grand Prix motorcycling event.
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife has said.
US President Barack Obama says US forces have "broken a siege" in north Iraq, to help rescue tens of thousands of people trapped on a mountain.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he is in favour of legalising marijuana for medical use, a measure due to be debated by lawmakers.
Adam Gemili qualifies quickest for the 200m final with another impressive display at the European Championships in Zurich.
The future of Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is unclear two days before the club's opening game against Arsenal.
Scientists may have identified the first known dust particles from outside our Solar System, in samples returned to Earth by a Nasa space mission.
In this week's Meet the Author the BBC's Nick Higham meets author Andrew Crofts.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon describes the Ferguson riots as "deeply challenging" and promised "operational shifts" to ease the situation.
There is "nothing to stop" an independent Scotland using sterling with or without a currency union, economist Sir Donald Mackay says.
The risk of transmission of Ebola during air travel is low, the World Health Organization says, advising against travel bans to and from affected countries.
The BBC's defence correspondent Caroline Wyatt spends the day at an Iraqi hospital where the doctors have been treating Yazidi refugees.
A Chilean judge bars a Catholic priest from leaving the country over claims he pressured unmarried women to give up their babies for adoption.
The UK is ready to "help out in the right way" in Iraq where thousands of people have fled Islamist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
The BBC's world affairs correspondent Paul Wood reports from Mount Sinjar in Iraq where many refugees are still located.
Teletext may have disappeared from British TV screens - but artists across Europe are keeping the format alive.
Police searching for three brothers missing from a foster home in Sunderland arrest two people in connection with their disappearance.
Luis Suarez's four-month biting ban is upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but he is now allowed to train with Barcelona.