Chancellor George Osborne abandons his target to restore government finances to a surplus by 2020.
Thousands of people, including members of the Royal Family, are at a ceremony in France marking 100 years since the start of the World War One Battle of the Somme.
Michael Gove says his decision to stand to be Conservative leader is driven by his "burning desire" to change the country not personal calculation nor ambition.
Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
UK shares rise for a third day, after Bank of England governor Mark Carney hinted at fresh stimulus measures following the Brexit vote.
Wales face Belgium in the last eight of their first European Championship on Friday - and boss Chris Coleman is relishing the "fantastic pressure".
Three police officers face disciplinary action over how they handled child sexual abuse claims against jailed Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins.
Jeremy Corbyn is likely to face a Labour leadership challenge in "the next few days," says his ally John McDonnell as he sets out the party's Brexit response.
Austria's Constitutional Court annuls the result of the presidential election narrowly lost by the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party.
Ryan Giggs ends his 29-year stay at Manchester United by agreeing a settlement with the Old Trafford club.
A woman who used her hand to obstruct closing train doors expecting them to automatically re-open, was instead dragged along the platform, a report finds.
Spectre generated the most complaints to the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) in 2015, followed by Kingsman: The Secret Service and Minions, the ratings body reveals.
The centenary of the Battle of the Somme was marked by two minutes' silence at 07:28 on 1 July, the moment soldiers went over the top.
How Michael Gove has repeatedly denied ever wanting to be prime minister.
Boris Johnson makes his first public comments since pulling out of the Tory leadership race, saying he wishes Michael Gove "every possible success".
Serbia's Viktor Troicki loses his cool with the umpire after the official overrules a line call to give his Spanish opponent a match point that he then takes to win.
Five Conservative MPs announce themselves as contenders in the battle to become the next party leader and British prime minister.
Boris Johnson's father uses Julius Caesar analogy to describe his son's political fate.
Boris Johnson has announced that he will not be running in the Conservative leadership contest.
Londoners give their verdict on the news Boris Johnson has decided not to join the race to be next leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister.
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A letter written by Lord Nelson on his flagship HMS Victory - giving a "remarkable" insight into his naval tactics - is set to be sold at auction.
A museum telling the story of Swedish furniture giant Ikea opens today in the town of Almhult, on the site of the firm's first store.
James Naughtie visits the fields where the Battle of the Somme was fought, as the centenary commemorations begin.
What can history teach us about the Labour Party's current leadership crisis?
Legal opinions are emerging as to how the UK's departure from the European Union might be slowed or even stopped, says Clive Coleman.
Many French soldiers died alongside their British allies at the bloody Battle of the Somme, but the conflict is overshadowed in France by Verdun, says Hugh Schofield.
The fallout from last week's vote to leave the European Union is rattling business and finance, far and wide, writes BBC Newsnight's Helen Thomas.
Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU in the UK's referendum and now looks at ways to avoid having to leave the bloc, as the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.
School arson attacks carried out by students appear to have become a trend in Kenya, which has left people speculating about the causes, but no-one seems to agree.
The huge rough diamond that went on sale on Wednesday was one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.
Turkey has witnessed yet another deadly terror attack. The BBC's Paul Kirby asks what the risks are of the crisis worsening.
A dramatic turn of events in the Conservative Party leadership contest demands a dramatic set of headlines and front pages - and Friday's newspapers duly deliver.
The winning entries in the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 competition are announced.
A selection of images from the gruelling obstacle-course challenge at Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries and Galloway.
Umbrellas and Wellington boots may be order of the day as five-day rowing spectacular kicks off, but the wet weather hasn't dampened spirits.
Remembering a century of war films at the Imperial War Museum in London - from 1 July 2016 to 8 January 2017.
A selection of winners in the International Earth & Sky Photo Contest, The World at Night’s (TWAN) annual photography competition.
Catch up with all the highlights from Euro 2016 as Portugal beat Poland on penalties to reach the semi-finals.
Neymar will stay at Barcelona, after the club announce that he has signed a contract to stay at the Nou Camp until 2021.
Evie Prichard writes about living with prosopagnosia, a condition which means she can't recognise faces - even her own family's.
A century after they gave they lives in one of the bloodiest days in British army, more than 160 men of the Devonshire Regiment still lie buried in a trench they once occupied.
Families remember long lost relatives who fought during the Battle of the Somme.
Stopping Eden Hazard, feeding Sam Vokes - ex-Wales strikers Dean Saunders and John Hartson on where Friday's Euro 2016 tie will be decided.
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
A week on from the vote, how has ordinary life changed - or not changed?
Boris Johnson won't run for Tory leader after Brexit ally Michael Gove said he was the wrong man for the job.
The world can be a dangerous place, but can smartphone apps really help protect us when things go wrong?
Images from The Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.
A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.
A military historian has found evidence that British military intelligence failures at the Somme gave away the plan to attack.
London buses commandeered for the war effort were used to transport troops to France in World War One. What's the story of the original "battle buses"?
Men from the 38th Welsh Division describe their experiences in BBC interviews recorded in the 1980s.
Slaughter awaited the Scottish infantrymen who went over the top on the first day of World War One's most deadly battle.
The Londonderry flute band that served at the Somme.
An overnight vigil is taking place in County Down to mark the beginning of the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
What will the UK's exit from the EU mean for British workers in Europe? Many expats are in shock about their home country's decision to leave.
As Slovakia prepares to assume the rotating presidency of the EU on 1 July, the Slovak media looks at the challenges the country faces in tackling the fallout from Brexit.
One of the UK's biggest industrial companies, Siemens UK, tells the BBC that future investment could be hit in the wake of the Brexit vote.
The president of the Royal Society calls on the government to guarantee the residency of EU citizens in the UK.
Having voted to leave the EU, the UK needs to negotiate a new set of trade deals with the EU - here are four key ways to get a good deal.
Martin McGuinness says he does not accept Northern Ireland cannot maintain any kind of special status within the EU after the UK withdraws from it.
While a few of the pollsters got the referendum result almost spot-on, others meant that studying the polls failed to give a clear indication of what the outcome would be on the morning of 24 June.
With the pound falling to its lowest level in more than 30 years after Brexit, who are the groups directly affected?
Nigel Farage says most MEPs have never done a 'proper job' in their lives. Is he right?
Following the Brexit vote, overseas holidays have become more expensive for Britons as the pound has fallen - so will more of us be holidaying in the UK this summer?
Reality Check looks at some of the claims and promises made during the campaign by Leave campaigners who now appear to have modified their positions.
A guide to the UK's decision to leave the European Union following an historic referendum.
The UK's vote to leave the EU has had an immediate effect on some elements of our finances - but not all. Here's what has changed.
Chancellor George Osborne says the UK does not have to start the formal process of leaving the EU until a time of its choosing. Is he right?
As European leaders meet this week to find a way forward from the UK’s decision to leave the EU, James Naughtie surveys the mood in France.
Chris Grayling says: "We need a free trade agreement with the European Union, which allows us to control the flow of people into and out of the country." Is that realistic?