Protesters in Pakistan tell the BBC they were paid to join anti-government demonstrations but are now being denied permission to return home.
Michael Sheen is to direct and star in a production of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood in the New York theatre where the poet first performed it.
The pros and cons of different age gaps between siblings.
Police investigate the rape of a 19-year-old woman in a supermarket car park in Dumfries in the early hours of Sunday.
Details emerge from Israel about a prostitution ring in which Jewish women were allegedly forced into having sex with non-Jews by a messianic sect.
Interactive video explains all the background, six months on
Richard Westcott reports on what is next in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Strange artistic mash-ups on view at a tube station include an image combining Lady Thatcher and Che Guevara.
Austrian footballer Ismail Gunduz receives one of football's harshest ever punishments for headbutting a referee.
The row over the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation appears to have been resolved as they look to avoid a global ban.
News images from around the world: 8 September
A couple speak of their shock at learning they had driven 100 miles with a stowaway clinging underneath their motor home as they returned to the UK from holiday in France.
A former teacher, who was sacked after a pupil was locked in a room, says she was "frightened" he would stab her.
African Union (AU) troops have raped women and girls seeking medical aid or water from their bases in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a rights group says.
Scientists are exploring why it is so difficult at accurately measure the Newtonian constant of gravity.
Cherie and Graham Gillon's daughter, Lilly, received proton beam therapy in 2011. They tell BBC Breakfast what it was like for their daughter to undergo the treatment.
A small meteorite which may have broken off an asteroid caused a 12m-wide crater near Managua's international airport, Nicaraguan officials say.
Comedian and presenter Michael Palin is to narrate a new series of classic children's TV programme, The Clangers.
The BBC is given exclusive access to the government-appointed mentors who are trying to turn people away from violent extremism.