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Orlando club shooting: Survivors' medical bills waived

Hospitals in Orlando say they will not charge for treatment provided to survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre in which 49 people were killed. READ MORE

Hope Solo: USA goalkeeper suspended for six months for 'cowards' comment

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo is suspended for six months for describing Olympic opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards". READ MORE

Tornadoes rip through Indiana

Several tornadoes moved through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing homes and cutting off power to thousands of residents. READ MORE

How Americans responded to Nigel Farage

Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addressed supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi. READ MORE

Ghostbusters star target of cyber-attack

Intimate images of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones and racist photos appear on her website after it was targeted in a cyber-attack. READ MORE

Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore

As the industry races to make driverless cars viable, a small fleet of computer-driven taxis are taking passengers in Singapore. READ MORE

Maldives president faces 'removal plot', BBC learns

The president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, faces an impending challenge to his increasingly shaky rule in the island nation, sources tell the BBC. READ MORE

Irish church review over Grindr claims

Catholic church authorities in Ireland order a review of social media access for trainee priests after allegations some of them used the gay dating app Grindr. READ MORE

Italy earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 160

Thousands of rescuers search through the night for survivors following Wednesday's deadly earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy. READ MORE

Pneumatic octopus is a first for soft robotics

Engineers in the US have built a self-contained, entirely soft robot - in the shape of a 7cm octopus. READ MORE

Pneumatic octopus is a robotic first

For the first time, a soft robot has been built that moves on its own with no batteries or cables. READ MORE

Sarah Rainsford: How is Russia dealing with dissent?

As Russia gears up for parliamentary elections, how is it dealing with dissenting protestors? READ MORE